13 Natural Foods for Healthy College Care Packages
Send these healthy items to your college student.
By Meaghan Cameron
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Desert Pepper salsas are all-natural. The 2 Olive Roasted Garlic Salsa is deeply flavored by real kalamata olives and seasoned with a subtle touch of orange peel.
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These corn chips are shaped like little bowls to scoop up all that healthy salsa without the mess that other chips can create. They were also rated the best healthy tortilla chips from Everyday With Rachael Ray.
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Your child will love this healthy take on a snack staple that skips the unnatural colors and flavors.
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As soothing and delicious as the kind you served when she was little with less sodium. No can opener required.
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Over 90 flavors of all-natural teas that can perk up, calm down and even get your child to sleep. Send a different one with each care package. Different kinds are available at different locations. There is a finder on their site that is very useful to locate a desired product.
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The super-healthy choice has 10 grams of fiber. Topped with a touch of honey it is a great breakfast or late night alternative to ice cream.
Skip the additives that hot cocoa mixes can contain and send this. Your child can just add water and mix in sugar or sugar substitute for a quick soothing treat. Marshmallows optional.
This healthy choice need only be stirred once and then it will not separate in the refrigerator. Enjoy on crackers, bananas or simply by the spoonful.
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Tasters at Everyday With Rachael Ray were impressed with the creaminess of this instant oatmeal. They rated it the best instant oatmeal.
Lightly seasoned with sea salt and roasted these are a tasty, protein-filled alternative to chips.
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These chocolate bars come in a wide range of flavors from creamy milk chocolate to almond to 85% dark chocolate. There's a flavor for any chocolate lover.
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