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Macro-Friendly Meals on College Campus

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Back to school means back to studying. Long hours in the library can mean needing to pick up fuel on the go to keep your body and brain energized. Skip the junk foods that will leave you feeling crashed after an hour and go for these balanced, macro-friendly options from common campus establishments.


Egg White and Roasted Red Pepper Sous Vide Egg Bites
Macros: 7F/13C/13P

Chicken and Quinoa Protein Bowl with Black Beans and Greens
Macros: 17F/42C/27P


Turkey Breast 6” Sub (9-Grain Wheat) with Double Meat
Macros: 5F/50C/25P

Oven Roasted Chicken (Salad) with Double Meat
Macros: 3.5F/14C/24P


Steak Salad Bowl with Black Beans, Fajita Vegetables and Tomato Salsa
Macros: 7.5F/31C/31P

Dunkin’ Donuts

Veggie Egg White Wake-Up Wrap
Macros: 8F/15C/8P


Teriyaki Twist Bowl with Chicken, No Crispy Wonton Strips
Macros 10F/74C/31P
*Sub rice for greens or do a 50/50 mix for lower carbs

Bookstore Snacks

The bookstore isn’t just for grabbing textbooks and extra pensthere are usually some healthy snack options if you take time to sift through the soda and chips.

  • Beef jerky
  • Protein bars
  • Special K Granola Bars
  • Hard-boiled eggs
  • Single-serve oatmeal
  • Muscle Milk Shakes
  • Rice chips
  • Cheese strings
  • Skim milk
  • Fruit or vegetable cups (make sure to check the label on the dip!)

There’s a lot to keep track of while you’re hitting the books, but hopefully this helps make your nutrition one less stressor. For more tips check out Acing Your Macros on a College Campus.

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