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How to Healthily Fuel Your Midterm (and Mid-life Crisis) Anxiety

How to Healthily Fuel Your Midterm (and Mid-life Crisis) Anxiety

It’s midterm season again, which means that we’re all being tempted by our usual fast-fix of salt and sugar cravings. Feeling awful and eating awful is just a bad combination, but it’s a little tiring to just eat vegetables and hummus all the time, so here are several healthy and quick snack alternatives to fuel you through the rest of the quarter!

Nori Wraps

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Take some roasted seaweed and put your favorite vegetables in it! Add some carrots, cucumbers, or micro greens along with a protein of your choice if you so desire. Toss everything with a mixture of sesame oil and soy sauce for that extra flavoring.

For the protein you can go the simple route and use canned tuna, but I like to use some stir fried tofu or even mushrooms. Experiment with what flavors you enjoy!


Mini Charcuterie Board

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Feeling fancy but also sodium deprived? Make a mini charcuterie board for one. It’s not too hard to gather and haphazardly arrange some cured meats and cheeses on a plate. Add some nuts/olives/fruits/crackers if you so desire.

Seasonal fruits are definitely easy on the wallet depending on where you are, so don’t forget to get your weekly dosage of fruits and vegetables!


Roasted Vegetables

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Lastly, my favorite thing to pop into the oven while studying is a large tray of vegetables to roast. It’s super autumnal to just put in some root vegetables and let them cook. I love having some candied parsnips or carrots whenever I know I have a long period of studying to do.


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"Kim's Convenience" & The Rise of Asian Representation in Media

"Kim's Convenience" & The Rise of Asian Representation in Media

Quad Style: Jessica Choe

Quad Style: Jessica Choe