1. Smoothies (if offered)


Smoothies (especially ones made fresh) have many vitamins, minerals and nutrients which lead to a great way to start your day.

2. Peanut butter & banana on whole wheat toast


Peanut butter contains both healthy fats and proteins. Paired with sliced fruit such as bananas or apples makes for a delicious and filling breakfast.

3. Oatmeal


Oatmeal contains fiber, antioxidants, protein and nutrients. Add toppings such as cinnamon, sliced fruits, nuts, or chia seeds to further add to the nutritional value.

4. Avocado & eggs


A meal of eggs and avocado offer both protein and healthy fats.

5. Yogurt parfait


Make your own yogurt parfait with yogurt, granola, honey and fruit.

I am not a nutritional specialist, just an experienced residential student. I understand how hectic the daily life of an undergraduate student is. Sometimes dining halls do not have the most healthy options. These are just 5 healthy ideas to get your creativity flowing (with the limited choices available).