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Fun Ways to Spice Up Your Holiday Treats

Simple, unique variations of delicious festive snacks
Charlotte Opp, Contributing Writer December 16, 2020

With coronavirus circulating throughout Minnesota and colder weather coming, Minnesotans are spending a lot of time inside. We can all take advantage of this time by making memories with family and friends...

A Love Letter to Cashews

Why everyone's favorite snack should be cashews
Natalie Sabes, Contributing Writer October 1, 2020

I really got into nuts during quarantine, particularly cashews. A lot of my friends make fun of me for my love for cashews but I think they’re the perfect snack. They are rich in fatty acids, protein,...

Avocado toast is one of the many healthier snack ideas that is perfect for quarantine.

5 Healthy Snack Options To Satisfy Your Cravings at Home

If you've got some extra time on your hands, these snacks ideas are great for in quarantine.
Jackie Weyerhaeuser, Staff Writer May 6, 2020

While stuck in quarantine, many of us have found ourselves with lots of free time and with free time comes snacking! It’s easy to turn to unhealthy and processed foods so here are a few simple and quick...

Avocado toast is one of the many healthier snack ideas that is perfect for quarantine.

5 Healthy Snack Options To Satisfy Your Cravings at Home

Jackie Weyerhaeuser, Staff Writer May 3, 2020

While stuck in quarantine, many of us have found ourselves with lots of free time and with free time comes snacking! It’s easy to turn to unhealthy and processed foods so here are a few simple and quick...

Quick, Healthy Snack Recipes

Four delicious, easy ideas for an after-school bite!
Jackie Weyerhaeuser, Maddie Pekarek, and Payton Crosby, Contributing Writers November 2, 2018

Going to Starbucks or other food places can be expensive when you go on a daily basis. These are a few cheaper (and quick) alternatives to snacks you could buy that you can make at home! Avocado...

Snacks for your knapsack

Snacks for your knapsack

An in-depth look at the best midday snacks that the world has to offer
Julia Shepard, Online Editor April 30, 2015

Apples and Peanut Butter/Almond Butter Apples and peanut butter are a great snack to eat at any time of the day.  They’re easy to assemble at home, after school, or even in the lunch room. This filling...

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