After School Snack

These rice crispy treats will get all the kids talking in the lunch room! This recipe is vegan friendly and with a twist of peanut butter goodness. Very simple recipe that only takes 20 min! Get your kids on this yummy healthy treat now.

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Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup coconut oil
  • ¼ cup peanut butter
  • 1 ½ tablespoon brown rice syrup
  • pinch salt
  • 3 tablespoons dark chocolate chip
  • 2 cups brown rice crisps

 

Instructions

 

  1. Line a 9×9 pan with parchment paper.
  2. Next, melt ¼ cup of coconut oil and ¼ cup of peanut butter. Pour into a bowl. Add in brown rice syrup and salt. Mix.
  3. Add in 2 cups of brown rice crisps and mix until everything is fully and equally coated. Pour into pan.
  4. Using a spatula, spread mixture evenly onto pan, then press into pan so the bars are compacted.
  5. Place into freezer for about 2 hours. Then using a sharp knife, slice into squares.
  6. Optional (and necessary) dark chocolate drizzle: melt 3 tablespoons of dark chocolate chips and transfer into a plastic sandwich bag. Cut the tip off and drizzle on chocolate. Place back into the freeze for about 10 minutes. Ready to eat or bag up for school!

Recipe taken from: Fitfoodiefinds.com

 

Students Staying Healthy: Meatless Lunches

Students Staying Healthy: Meatless Lunches

Coming from the Om Nom Nom Cookies headquarters, we know that eating healthy is difficult when on a budget – especially for the average
. With all the work put into education and money spent on said education, it’s kind of hard to maintain a healthy diet while staying in the suggested price range. Passing by a McDonald’s or Burger King on the way back home is tempting but sometimes telling your instincts “NO!” is the best option.

To help the fellow students out there keep their health in check, we’ve searched the world wide web and made a list of three quick and easy meatless meals for the college student budget.Unknown

 

Green Goddess Bowl by The Collegiate Vegan: all the greens a person could ever want in one bowl.

Easy, Cheap Veggie Tortillas & Salsa by Shannon Gallagher on Student Recipes: a simple wrap to make in the morning for an easy to-go lunch.

Big Lentil Power Salad by Oh She Glows: an easy salad to make before the start of your day.

Written by Taylor Morgan