February, 2014 Blog Posts

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Feb
2014

Seaweed Chip, Sour Cream, Tehina

I subscribe to the Food & Nutrition Magazine. In their recent magazine release they talk about current food trends. I thought some were really cool and wanted to share some of them with you.

The first one I noticed is a new released line from Breakstone’s. It is a Greek Style Sour Cream & Nonfat Yogurt. This Greek Style...

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Feb
2014

Hands down, my favorite meal of the day is breakfast. I am a cerealaholic. I love cereal and I would enjoy eating it for every meal even though I don’t. The problem with cereal is that there are so many horrible options available. Options that include refined grains and loads of sugar. As a college student I am going to make an...

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14

Feb
2014

Word Cloud- Apple

During the first week of March, specifically March 3-7th the dining commons will be celebrating Nutrition Week. Nutrition week is a campaign to promote health and wellness. We want our students to feel educated about nutrition and feel confident in making informed choices.

The week will be packed with fun activities and...

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Feb
2014

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about Ezekiel bread and I recently received a comment about another bread option. I decided it seemed appropriate to give you the tools to make sure you can select a good bread option.

When we talk about bread we inevitably have to talk about whole grains, and sugar. What we want is to ensure our...

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07

Feb
2014

Dark Chocolate

Valentine’s Day is next Friday. If you are interested in making something sweet for your sweetie think about trying this recipe.
Gingered Fruit with Walnuts (I got this recipe from Fruit and Veggies More Matters-but I have made a few modifications)
2 cups diced fuji apples
2 cups diced pear
2 tablespoons...

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05

Feb
2014

Oil and a Coconut

Coconut oil is packed with saturated fat, 92% to be exact. Coconut oil has much more saturated fat than other oils like olive oil or canola oil. Olive oil only has about 15% saturated fat; even butter has less, coming in around 50%.

The media, our doctors, and even friends tell us that saturated fat is bad and that we want to...

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