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Dec
2018

Happy Finals Week! This weeks post comes intern Jasmine Jefferies! Enoy!
 
Thanksgiving break is now over and that means the quarter is soon coming to a close. With final projects, tests, and papers stacking up, this time can be extremely hectic and stressful for many students. Normally, finals week calls for...
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Dec
2018

Today's post comes from Environmental Intern Rhianna Haynie-Cion. Enjoy!
 
The dining commons at UCSB have such a wide variety of food options and flavors, ranging from daily fresh produce to specific food-themed events. Though it would be difficult to ever run out of options, some of the food artists among us...
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Nov
2018

Happy Tuesday! Today's post comes from Environmental Intern Jasmine Jefferies. Enjoy!
 
College students are notorious for reaching for unhealthy snacks when they need something quick to eat. We frequently opt for items that are not the healthiest. In the moment, items such as chips, candy, cookies, etc seem...
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Nov
2018

Today's blog post comes from Environmental Intern Jasmine Jefferies. Enjoy!
 
Budgeting can be hard, especially when learning to live off campus for the first time. Many students don’t work, or only have a part-time job, which makes it even more challenging to find the money for buying basic necessities like...
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Nov
2018

If you love bacon but are looking for a healthier option, consider eggplant bacon. Yes, you can make thinly sliced and seasoned eggplant that is pan-fried taste like chewy bacon.
 
Here is a simple recipe on how to make this creation a reality
 
Servings: 6...
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Nov
2018

Did you know that eggplant is actually a fruit? This delicious plant from the nightshade family has a savory flavor with some sweet and bitter notes. The bitterness comes from the alkaloids in the peel and seeds. The flesh of eggplant is a mesh of tiny air pockets, which makes it a great vesicle to absorb oils and liquids. Because...
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Oct
2018

When dining out...

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Oct
2018

onion
Do you, like me, have a love-hate relationship with onions? While I love the taste, I hate spending the rest of the day with onion breath! Luckily, I recently learned that there are ways to mellow them out. If you are interested in reducing their pungent bite, you can place the peeled and thinly sliced onions in ice water for 15...
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Oct
2018

Cilantro
While many people love the bright, refreshing taste of cilantro, others are genetically predisposed is disliking this green herb. Those who dislike cilantro due to genetic reasons say that it tastes like soap!
 
If you do happen to enjoy cilantro, this flavorful plant can provide you with some serious...
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Oct
2018

Milk Alternative
Alternatives to cow’s milk have been around for a while now, but it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the abundance of options available. Whether you’re allergic to dairy or just want to try something plant-based, here’s the low-down on four popular milk alternatives:
 
Coconut Milk
Are you in on the...
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