Easy recipes to keep you moving during finals

    Creamy Chicken with Asparagus

    This dish is loaded with carbohydrates and protein to keep you awake and alert.


    1 tablespoon butter

    2 tablespoons flour

    2 teaspoons minced onion

    1 1/2 cups milk

    2 cups chopped cooked chicken

    1 cup shredded cheese

    1 lb. fresh asparagus, cooked and drained


    1. Melt butter over low heat in saucepan; stir in flour,

    onion and seasoned salt until mixture is smooth.

    2. Remove from heat; stir in milk.

    3. Return to heat; heat to a boil, stirring constantly.

    4. Boil and stir for 1 minute.

    5. Stir in chicken and 1/2 cup cheese; heat until cheese

    is melted and chicken is hot.

    6. Serve creamed chicken over asparagus; top with

    remaining cheese.

    Serve with spaghetti noodles for extra carbs! Feeds 5.

    Strawberry-Banana Smoothie

    This smoothie is rich in vitamins A and C to keep the sniffles away during finals.


    1/2 cup non-fat dry milk powder or scoop of vanilla

    ice cream

    1/2 cup cold water

    3 tablespoons powdered sugar (optional)

    1 tablespoon orange juice

    2 cups strawberries

    1 large banana


    Blend all ingredients and serve chilled. Serves 6.

    When you have the munchies, reach for these healthy snacks:

    – Nutri-Grain Bars

    – Balance Bars

    – Power Bars

    – Cliff Bars

    – Carrots or celery

    with ranch dressing

    – Frozen grapes

    – Fruit, fruit, fruit

    – Dried Craisins

    – Wheat Thins

    – Taro chips

    – Pistachios

    – Popcorn

    – Cereal

    – Pita chips

    – Lots of water

    – Green Tea

    – Pretzels

    – Nuts

    – Goldfish

    – Apples with peanut


    – Cheese and


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