Danielle's Bread & (a bit of) Butter

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May
2017

Watermelon
Summer is right on our heels here in Santa Barbara and watermelon is THE fruit of summer. This sweet and hydrating fruit is an irresistible treat in warm weather.
 
Watermelon was first cultivated about 5,000 years ago in Africa (likely north-eastern Africa) where it was introduced to the Mediterranean region...
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May
2017

As college students, I am sure you find yourself on the go almost all the time. Sometimes classes, work, sports, and internships can just pile together in one day leaving you with very little or no time to eat. However, everyone knows you just can’t operate on an empty stomach. That’s why it is so important to carry snacks with you...
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10

May
2017

Egg
Eggs are a common staple in most people’s diet. We can have them for breakfast, lunch, and dinner in all types of forms from scrambled eggs and omelettes to egg salad sandwiches and frittata. Eggs are a great source of nutrition and have many benefits but just like most foods moderate is key. 
 
Eggs are...
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26

Apr
2017

Coffee

Coffee is one of the most popular drinks and is consumed all over the world. It is made from the seeds, or beans...

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18

Apr
2017

Cherry Ice Cream

This week’s blog post comes from...

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12

Apr
2017

Rhubarb
This weeks blog post come from Environmental Studies intern Alysia Humm.
 
Rhubarb is a perennial plant that produces long and fleshy edible stalks. Usually, these stalks are a bright pinkish-red color but can also be a light speckled pink or light green. The rhubarb plant also has leaves, but these are not...
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06

Apr
2017

No Bake Energy Balls

Trying to eat healthier on the go? Need a quick pre- or post-workout snack to...

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23

Mar
2017

Ugly Produce

About a third of the planet’s food goes to waste, often because of what it...

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17

Mar
2017

Sprouted Wheat Berry

There are dozens of health trends that revolve around bread and practically an...

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08

Mar
2017

walnut
Nutrition Week has been full of wonderful events, and there is still more to come. Tomorrow the California Walnut Council will be tabling at Ortega during lunch Portola during dinner. 
 
Ortega will be featuring the California Walnut Omega Burgers. I have listed the recipe...
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