A common mistake many students make during study period is eat junk-food and sugary food and drinks to 'keep the energy levels up'. However, such foods are very low in nutritional value and are not only harmful to the general health but may also hinder exam performance.
Here as some healthy food and snacks that we recommend during your exam period.
1. Overnight Oats
This is a fantastic breakfast to have on your exam day! Takes about 2 minutes to prepare the night before and will definitely keep you full and energised! Recipe created by Fit Malta Mums
2. Banana and peanut butter toast
A classic combo to get you excited for your study breaks! Also, an excellent breakfast idea!
3. Apple Sandwich
A light and healthy sandwich to keep you going. Sliced apples topped with peanut butter and Almond Superseed.
4. Granola Cups
Yummy and also equally pretty breakfast to kick start your study days created by BalancedbySara. Granola cups are super easy to make and can be put together overnight. Find out more here.
5. Energy Balls
These are our favorite! Mix in 1 cup oats, 1 table spoon peanut butter, 4 scoops Purition Chocolate powder (for extra protein and fibre), 2/3 tablespoons honey/maple syrup, 1 cup almonds and 1 cup dates. Place all ingredients in a food processor, once mixed, make single balls, yummy!!
6. Apple Peanut Butter Sandiwch
A super healthy lunch box snack created by Sean Gravina
7. Coco-nana protein smoothie
Sip on a smoothie whilst studying. This Purition protein smoothie is full of natural goodness and also high in fibre that will keep you full for hours. A great recipe created by Island eats!
8. Avocado Toast
A super simple recipe that tastes great! Slice avocado on whole grain bread, 2 poached eggs, drizzle some olive oil and season. Perfect for lunch too!
8. Green Smoothie Bowl 💚
Eating green leafy vegetables keeps mental abilities sharp! Having a green smoothie is a great way to intake your daily dose of greens. Here is a great recipes by SamBitsandBites: Green spinach, bok choy, almond milk, banana, mango and chia seeds, topped with granola, toasted almond, coconut and pomegranate.
Make your favourite pancakes during your study break! Mix in oats (instead of Flour), 1 egg, milk and 1 teaspoon Super Cacao Powder. Top up with your favourite fruit, we also added our own favourite super cacao healthy nutella to top up.
What is your favourite power snack whilst your studying? We'd love to hear from you! Comment below with your favourite recipe or share it with us on Facebook