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10 Energizing Study Snacks

As I wrapped up studying for my second-to-last semester finals, I realized how long I've been a student. The dietetics program with the University of Alabama is my second bachelor's degree and it has taken me about two years to complete. Combined with two years of non-degree work and my original 4-year undergraduate work means… Continue reading 10 Energizing Study Snacks

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Peanut Butter and Dark Chocolate Nice Cream

I'm sure by now you have heard of "Nice Cream." It's essentially a healthier alternative to ice cream, made out of frozen bananas. Depending on the mix-ins, nice cream can be a delicious and nutritious snack! Ingredients: 2 frozen ripe bananas 3 tbsp natural peanut butter 1/4 of an 85% cacao dark chocolate bar, chopped… Continue reading Peanut Butter and Dark Chocolate Nice Cream

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Happy National Peanut Butter Day!

Today might be the day dedicated to peanut butter appreciation, but in my heart it's peanut butter day everyday!To commemorate peanut butter's special day, here are some quick nutrition facts to help you appreciate the queen that peanut butter is. One serving of PEANUT BUTTER will provide: 2 gramsĀ of fiber, which helps keep you full… Continue reading Happy National Peanut Butter Day!

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Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

I love snacking. Who doesn't, right? Especially on busy school days, I want to eat something quick, easy, and of course- delicious! Chickpeas are a nutrition powerhouse. I will not bore you by listing every single nutrient that chickpeas contain, here are just a few major players: Phytochemicals Protein Fiber Polyunsaturated fats Folate Iron Phosphorous… Continue reading Spicy Roasted Chickpeas