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14 Study Snacks To Help You Power Through Your School Work

Brain fuel.

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Studying for a test is a battle. It's draining, mentally exhausting, and not always easy.

But snacking on something wholesome can help keep your mind focused — so we rounded up 14 of our favorite snacks to help keep you motivated:

1. No-Bake Oatmeal Cookie Energy Bites

Don't have a blender handy? Just finely chop the nuts with a knife instead — it should work just fine. Get the recipe.

2. DIY Spiced Popcorn

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Nutritional yeast gives this popcorn a super savory, almost parmesan-like flavor — but it would be just as delicious without. Get the recipe.

3. Sweet and Spicy Chex Mix

This classic snack is the perfect thing to munch on during long study sessions. Get the recipe.

4. Easy Greek Yogurt Dips

This ridiculously easy dip is made with only Greek yogurt and dry seasoning mix — that's it! Eat it with chips, veggie sticks, or pita bread. Get the recipe.

5. Chia Seed, Almond, and Cranberry Trail Mix

These sweet and salty nuts are made with two tablespoons of chia seeds — which can be found in the health section of most grocery stores — but feel free to leave 'em out. Get the recipe.

6. Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

These may look fancy, but they only take five ingredients and zero cooking to make. Get the recipe.

7. Crispy Kale Chips

Kale, olive oil, and seasoning is all you need to make these addictive kale crisps that'll help keep your mind going. Get the recipe.

8. Crispy Garlic Bread Chickpeas

The trick to getting these chickpeas to crisp up nicely is making sure they're completely dry before roasting. You can pat them off on a tea towel, or roll them on paper towels. Get the recipe.

9. Almond Butter Bites

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Make a big batch of these on the weekend and snack on them all throughout the school week. Get the recipe.

10. Crispy Edamame

If you've never tried crispy edamame before, you're seriously missing out. It's crunchy, packed with protein, and the perfect thing to snack on during finals week. Get the recipe.

11. Chocolate Peanut Butter Apple Bites

Simple, filling, and fresh — just the thing to keep your mind focused on your biology textbook. Get the recipe.

12. Strawberry Energy Balls

These are super easy to make, but they take about two hours to firm up in the fridge — so make sure to plan accordingly. Get the recipe.

13. Apple Cookies

OK, so calling these "cookies" may be a stretch, but they're darn good and perfect for snacking. Get the recipe.

14. Salted Chocolate Dipped Mandarin Slices

Sweet, salty, and sour — the perfect combination. Get the recipe.