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Pre-Exam Breakfast Bites

Pre-Exam Breakfast Bites Health


Want to ace your next exam or presentation at work? Ditch the soda, cookies, and candy…. Instead, load up on the following winning foods!

Your pre-test meal should consist of slow-release carbohydrate plus high-quality protein. This winning combination will help stabilize your blood sugar while fueling your brain with continuous glucose. Bottom line — you remain sharp, alert, and ready to conquer.Pre-Exam Breakfast Ideas



  1. Oatmeal with Berries: bowl of oatmeal topped with 1-2 teaspoons sugar (honey is better), fresh berries, and a glass of skim milk.
  2. Egg Sandwich: 1-2 scrambled eggs between 2 slices of whole wheat toast; enjoy with a sliced orange.
  3. Breakfast Burrito: whole wheat tortilla stuffed with a scrambled egg, shredded low-fat cheese, ½ cup black beans and optional salsa
  4. Waffles with Peanut Butter and Bananas: whole-grain waffles, toasted and topped with peanut butter and banana slices.

Pre-Exam Lunch Ideas

  1. Turkey/cheese sandwich on whole wheat bread with baby carrots and an apple
  2. Cold pasta salad tossed with light canned tuna, vegetables and low-cal dressing.
  3. Leftover dinner; chicken stir-fry with rice
  4. Bowl of hearty lentil or black bean soup with whole grain crackers

After-school Homework Helpers

  • Low-fat popcorn
  • Grapes (chilled or frozen)
  • Apple slices with peanut butter
  • Soy crisps
  • Healthy dry cereal (Puffins, Mighty Bites, Heart to Heart, Multi-Grain Cheerios)
  • Baby carrots
  • Pepper sticks (red, green, and yellow)
  • Cherry and grape tomatoes
  • String cheese
  • Edamame (in the pod)
  • Raw almonds or cashews

Extra Credit for Overall Brain Health

  • Hydrate with plenty of water
  • Load up on omega 3 fats (fatty fish, omega 3 fortified eggs, ground flaxseeds, and walnuts)
  • Eat foods rich in folic acid (spinach, oranges, broccoli, and fortified breakfast cereals)
  • Get plenty of exercise

Pre-Exam Breakfast Bites: Joy’s Healthy Bite

Author: Joy Bauer – Health Expert

Sounds yummy to me! As salaamu ‘alaikum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh.


3 thoughts on “Pre-Exam Breakfast Bites

  1. The breakfst burrito sounds so delicious. Can you purchse wheat tortillas in jedda? hm maybe flat bread.

  2. Oatmeal is delicious and nutritious.

    Wheat Tortillas – Hyper-panda Supermarket near the cheeses, yogurts, and other refrigerated goods.

    Flat breads? I believe I saw some in the frozen food section at said market.

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