Make healthy, easy-to-mail snacks that will keep your college kid alert and energized for classes and late-night studying. By: Amy Ahlberg
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For another nutty nibble, skip the chiles and use comforting spices like cinnamon, allspice, and cardamom. The aromatic addition of cinnamon is a stealth source of health benefits, as well: A mere teaspoon of ground cinnamon contains roughly as many antioxidants as half a cup of blueberries to help ward off any colds.
Shipping tip: Mail college care packages early in the week to avoid having them languish in the campus mailroom over a weekend.
View Recipe: Vanilla-Spice Nuts