Snacking on junk food during exam periods. We know its bad, we know it isn’t gonna make us feel better…but we still do it. Never fear, HSC in the Holidays has your guide to some of the tastiest snack foods…what won’t make you feel guilty afterwards!
Popcorn is a great alternative for chips. You can mix it up in some paprika, salt, even siracha, whatever fancies you. It’s cheap, easy and a lot better for you than those greasy potato chips we all know of.
Nuts are a quick and easy option for some healthy fats and proteins! With so many varieties and health benefits, they’re a no-brainer as a snack food.
As the old saying says, an apple day keeps the doctor away! Fruit is a great, easy and versatile with there’s endless options on how to have it…frozen, chopped, blended…it’s the foolproof snack that you can eat essentially anywhere.
Greek Yogurt has been touted a superfood in recent years as its jam packed with nutrients and it makes the perfect snack food as it’s easy to eat, requires no prep time and can be changed up with fruit or even muesli.
Carrots/Celery with Hummus
The age old snack of carrots and celery with dip hasn’t gone out of style yet! With virtually no prep time, it’s a great snack for studying at home. Plus, hummus is a great choice to get your good fats and protein in whilst being tasty.
Orange juice is still the quintessential drink for most Australians to wake them up and refresh them in the morning. So why not replace your caffeine with it?
Scrambled, hard boiled, poached or even fried, eggs are your best friend for some protein and can be so quick to make and so easy to play around with to make it tasty!
So there you have it! A few alternatives to the typical lollies, chips and energy drinks. Happy Studying!