guide to meal planning
Need a study break? Pick up a few key ingredients and get ready to fuel your exam success! Check out the following sample meal plan for meal and snack ideas of how to power through finals week. The main idea is you want to incorporate three meals per day and snacks as needed. You’ll see each of the meals and snacks provided has a balance of different food groups to make sure you get everything you need. But just because we’re recommending you eat a variety of foods, doesn’t mean it’s going to get super complicated. This list reuses a lot of the same ingredients and encourages you to use leftovers to save time. Feel free to mix it up based on your preferences and your schedule. Remember, everyone has different needs. You may only want one snack throughout the day, or you may wind up wanting three snacks. Refer back to our guide on building meals and snacks to give you additional ideas. Avoid the mid-study slump and fuel your brain to success with balanced meals and snacks—it’s so worth it!