Today's question comes from college student Caitlin, who has finals coming up.
Q: What about healthy study snacks? i think i ate my weight in popcorn yesterday and definitely need an alternative!
A: Caitlin! Having been a carouser of the late-night cafeteria scene (read: mozzarella sticks, pizza, something called "broccoli cheesebake"), I understand your delicate, frommage-craving pain. You'd like something filling, but light. Tasty, but not time-consuming. And if it's caffeinated, all the better.
This sounds lame, but fruit was always a good bet to start, with coffee acting as my beverage of choice. Energy drinks weren't so popular back in 199X, but I might have avoided Monster and its ilk like a florescent green plague.
How about some all-natural granola bars? Or trail mix? Or, when all else fails, hummus, carrots, and pita will work wonders.
But I hand it over to you, sweet readers. What snacks will help Caitlin ace her semester-end tests?
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