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27

Sep
2017

Avocado

You are most likely a UCSB student or at least in...

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07

Jun
2017

Carrot Ginger Soup
Gingerbread and gingersnaps. Ginger ale and ginger tea. These are all typical foods and drinks that many of us are familiar with in the U.S. that incorporate ginger- but how much do you actually know about ginger and its natural form? 
 
Ginger is a flowering herbaceous perennial with thin leaves and yellow...
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31

May
2017

Almost everyone has heard of Fig Newtons. Maybe you’ve eaten Fig Newtons before- but have you ever tried the fruit that makes up the filling of a Fig Newton? If not, there are many reasons why figs are a perfect fruit to try! One reason is that fig season is starting in June. Another reason is that figs contain many important...
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24

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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16

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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