Use healthier ingredients to cook a breakfast BLT that won’t make you hate yourself after. Swap bacon for turkey bacon, go open-faced and choose egg whites.
Since Christmas is almost here, I couldn’t help myself but notice that if you’re trying to stay healthy for the holidays – you’re in a big trouble.
Too often we become slaves to the same old salad. Lettuce, bacon bits, pass the ranch—you know the drill. We forget that making a great meal is no different than telling a great story. Stop opening your dinner with a cliché garden salad and show us your adventurous side. This summer salad, tossed together with some of my favorite summer staples is… Read more →
“I want to eat healthy, but I never have the time!” Enough already. I’ve heard it before and I’ve said it myself. The truth is that this is nothing more than a cop out. It’s not that you’re lazy, it’s not that you don’t care. You just haven’t had the inspiration yet. Having a plan for fresh produce makes it… Read more →
Students always have a hard time keeping fresh food around before it goes bad, but the good is that not all “bad” food needs to be thrown out. Take overripe bananas for example. When brown spots start to appear, all is not lost! You can easily turn bad bananas into healthy banana pancakes for a great breakfast. After a long… Read more →
As college student we are often short on time and short on cash. Because of this, making a nutritious, delicious and affordable meal can be challenge. Here are five tips from two dietetics students who learned how to navigate the kitchen, college style. Buy Frozen or Canned Fruits & Vegetables Produce can be expensive but it’s still possible to get… Read more →
Whether it’s cold for breakfast or ordered at 2 o’ clock in the morning, nothing spells college cuisine quite like pizza. However, it’s no secret that having Papa John’s number on speed dial could contribute to the dreaded Freshman 15 and put a strain on your wallet. To spice up your diet, try making bruschetta. It even includes your two… Read more →
Eating healthy in college is not a simple task. Not only can you get pizza nearly 24 hours a day, but your dorm room is ill equipped to prepare real meals. While it may seem that the only thing you can cook using your microwave is Ramen noodles, there are other more flavorful, healthful options that you can make this… Read more →
Yogurt is a great snack or a healthy choice for a quick breakfast. It is also good mixed with a variety of different things, so feel free to mix it up! I love having this in the morning when I’m not very hungry but I need something to get me going for the day. It can even make a healthy… Read more →
I love Italian food. Pizza, olive oil, bread, cheese, and pasta are all things I could eat every single day. Unfortunately, combined they cannot be considered healthy foods (well, maybe with the exception of olive oil)! To combat this issue, I’ve created a healthier take on pasta that includes fresh vegetables and whole wheat pasta. Ingredients 1 tbsp extra virgin… Read more →