Spring Produce Recipe Round-up

I am so happy that Spring is finally upon us. I love the warm weather and watching all the plants growing, especially the plants that provide us with tasty fruits and veggies! Produce tastes best when it’s picked fresh and in season. And as a bonus, in-season produce has more nutrients (which haven’t started to… Read more »

 

Shopping in Bulk

When you use unit pricing to compare costs of different foods, you quickly learn that larger sizes are often a better buy. But there are a few things you should think about before you bring home that 30-pound bag of rice and case of canned tuna. Is It Worth It? Storage space– If you don’t… Read more »

 

Kimchi, the Korean Superfood

Written by Jack Peacock Part of National Nutrition Month 2014 How could anything containing cabbage, radish, garlic, red pepper, onion and ginger not be considered a healthy choice? Those are some of Kimchi’s star ingredients and not only do they offer enormous health benefits on their own but when mixed together and fermented as they… Read more »

 

A Tasty Way to Eat Your Veggies

Written by Jordan Zelenky Part of National Nutrition Month 2014 How many times have you been told to eat two or three servings of vegetables every day? If you’re anything like me, you probably hear that message all the time. Unfortunately, most people just don’t like the taste of those green, leafy veggies. What’s so… Read more »

 

Better Flavor, Better Savor: Marinara Sauce

Written by Lindsey Wallace Part of National Nutrition Month 2014 Have you ever considered how much money is saved by preparing meals from scratch? Want better flavor and be a better saver for your family? Consider preparing your own marinara sauce. Save yourself from high sodium and mediocre flavor when buying store bought marinara sauces.… Read more »

 

Avoiding the Freshman Fifteen

Written by Kelsey Tripp Part of National Nutrition Month 2014 If you are in college, you may be afraid of gaining the dreaded “freshman fifteen”. I often find myself eating chips, cookies, and other tasty snacks, but I later regret those empty calories. Everyone should eat those delicious treats on occasion, but it is important… Read more »

 

Scrumptious Spinach

Written by Deanna Teter Part of National Nutrition Month 2014 Spinach is a veggie many people do not like because of the rep that comes with it; people do not think it tastes good. But, if you are not a fan of how it tastes by itself, it can taste great when you add it… Read more »

 

Rhapsody in Orange

Written by Katarina Smiljanec Part of National Nutrition Month 2014 Imagine a rainbow of tropical colors combined in a nutritious drink! Fresh squeezed juice is a delicious way of refreshing and energizing your body. By focusing and thinking about what you are tasting, you are also making your brain exercise and stay healthy. I decided… Read more »

 

Quick Breakfast Ideas to Help You Earn an A!

Written by Rachel Sable Part of National Nutrition Month 2013 I’m the type of person who presses the snooze button at least three times before actually getting out of bed. I love my sleep (as do all college students!) and absolutely dread setting my alarm clock. Due to about 30 minutes lost during my over… Read more »

 

A Spin on Spinach

Written by Maureen Pryatel Part of National Nutrition Month 2014 What words come to mind when you hear the word “spinach?” Let me guess: did the words gross, yuck, and blah come to mind? Well, clear your mind of those negative connotations about spinach because this superfood is about to become your favorite vegetable! You… Read more »