In college we are constantly on the run and don’t have the time to create gourmet meals to eat. Living in a dorm, or apartment, can be difficult when it comes to choosing the best healthy snacks to reach your fitness goals. Here are some great choices in order to fuel your muscles and your day!
1) QUEST BARS
For those of you who are always on the go, Quest Bars are the perfect easy, convenient way to pack in some high-quality protein. With 20 grams of protein and 18 grams of fiber these bars are perfect to bring to those late night library sessions or when you are stuck in a 4-hour lab. Other protein bars contain tons of added sugar or use gelatin derived from animal by-products. Quest Bars contain only clean and simple ingredients without using any fillers. From cookie dough to white chocolate raspberry, you are bound to find a Quest flavor that you will fall in love with!
The Best Bar Ever, is exactly what it says…the best bar ever. It’s made with all natural real ingredients including: nuts, honey, cranberries, and oats. This bar is the perfect combination of healthy fats, carbs, and premium protein. Not only do these products have the freshest ingredients but they are made fresh from scratch each week! After one bite of these you are sure to agree on the name!
3) ELLI QUARK
Ellie Quark may look like a greek yogurt but is actually a smooth creamy cheese that tastes similar! With a better protein to carb ratio, Ellie Quark beats out greek yogurt, with high protein and no added sugar. This rich and creamy product comes in a huge variety of tasty flavors containing only 80 calories and 0% fat. Quark contains 2x as much protein and does not have a sour taste such as plain greek yogurt. These nutritious products are a great choice when it comes to choosing a protein filled snack for any time of the day!
Enlightened crisps are made from baked fava beans, and are a guilt free delicious snack to bring along with you for the day. With 100 calories and 7g of protein these light crispy snacks are delicious and bring along many health benefits. Another amazing Enlightened product is their Ice cream. All natural, low in calories, fat and sugar… can you ask for more? These mouth-watering creamy ice cream bars are packed with protein and fiber, making them the perfect late night snack! When you are craving something sweet Enlightened ice creams are the perfect way to stock your freezer. With a wide range of flavors from peanut butter, mint, coffee, and new swirl flavors, there are options to satisfy every sweet tooth!
These delicious products were created for when the sweet tooth cravings kick in at night. The Eat Me Guilt Free brownies are low carb, low-fat, and high in protein making them absolutely GUILT FREE! Their famous brownie and blondie rich flavors taste too good to be true.With 22 grams of protein and no sugar added, these tasty treats are perfect to warm up at night and end your day.
6) KODIAK CAKES
Looking for a quick, healthy and energizing breakfast without the hassle? Look no further but Kodiak Cakes Oatmeal Unleashed. All it takes is 30 seconds to heat up this microwavable oatmeal cup to satisfy the rest of your morning! Packed with fiber, whole grains and protein, these oats will keep you full for hours. All you need to do is add water and heat, perfect for those busy mornings when you are running late to your 8am class!
By Brooke Goldstein