If there’s one thing all uni students can relate to, it’s snacking! How else are we supposed to make it through lengthy study sessions? So check out these ten super easy snack recipes that are perfect for students. Some will be healthy, but others will be just what you need when the sugar cravings hit!
1. Homemade popcorn
Stove top popcorn is so much better than the microwave stuff. It’s still super easy and you don’t get any of the nasties that are in microwave popcorn. Check out this snack recipe from Simply Recipes to get delicious buttery popcorn every time. And you can try out other flavours too – cinnamon honey, rosemary garlic or parmesan cheese!
2. Instant frozen yogurt
This snack recipe from BBC Good Food is so quick to make and it’s a healthy sweet option too. With just three ingredients – frozen berries, Greek yogurt and honey – all you need is a couple minutes to whizz everything up. You can also customise the flavour to your liking, maybe a mango frozen yogurt or a strawberry and banana flavour, it’s up to you!
3. Roasted chickpeas
For a deliciously crispy snack, try making roasted chickpeas. It’s as simple as draining your chickpeas, roasting with a bit of oil and then mixing with seasoning. And you can make whatever seasoning you like – cayenne pepper, paprika or classic salt and pepper. Check out this healthy snack recipe from Minimalist Baker.
When it’s a particularly stressful time in the semester, some sweet, indulgent chocolate fudge is sure to give you the motivation to keep going. This easy snack recipe from Mel’s Kitchen Cafe is so delicious and perfect for a treat to get though those late night study sessions.
5. Rustic potato chips
Potato chips always make for a great study snack, but if you’re looking for something a bit healthier than the packet options, you should make your own! This recipe from BBC Good Food is so easy and delicious. Great for munching away while typing up a last minute essay!
6. Chocolate chip cookies
Nothing beats a classic chocolate chip cookie. Sure it’s not the healthiest of options, but it’s definitely satisfying! This easy snack recipe from Handle The Heat is so yummy and super easy. And the best part is you can freeze the dough so you have cookies on hand for whenever you need!
For a super filling yet easy snack, check out these speedy nachos from BBC Good Food. Just scatter your chips on a tray, top with salsa and cheese, then bake! And you’ve got to serve it with guacamole and avocado for the cooling, creaminess to compliment the crunchy chips and spicy salsa!
8. Chocolate clusters
Study sessions usually bring out some serious chocolate cravings, but if you still want to keep your snacks healthy, try making chocolate clusters for the best of both worlds. It’s essentially chocolate covered nuts, so simple yet so delicious. Check out this snack recipe from Beaming Baker.
9. Ham and cheese pin wheels
Pinwheels are classic and delicious, and are sure to take you back to your childhood! Melted cheese, crispy ham, and flaky pastry – what’s not to love! Make a batch at the start of the week so you have snacks ready to go. Check out this recipe from Well Plated.
10. Strawberry ice pops
For a super easy, sweet summer snack recipe, try making your own popsicles! This recipe from BBC Good Food is so simple with just three ingredients – strawberries, milk and condensed milk. And its just as creamy as store bought ice cream. Make a batch of these and you’ll have a delicious cooling snack ready for week.