Danielle's Bread & (a bit of) Butter

14

Mar
2018

 In the world today, many people are making changes to their diets by switching to plant-based products. They’re limiting their intake of meat and dairy, while some have decided to cut them out completely. The high amount of saturated fat and cholesterol in processed red meat, the environmental strain on the planet, religious...
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07

Mar
2018

No matter what your major is, school can be challenging. Balancing class, labs, work, and maintaining a social life can’t be easy. Far too often we set aside a balanced diet and physical fitness. Some of the most common barriers I see when it comes to incorporating physical activity is time. “I don’t have enough time to work out.”...
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26

Feb
2018

Coconut seems to be all the rave right now. Stores are stocked with coconut flakes, coconut milk, coconut water, coconut oil, coconut flour and an array of coconut beauty products. It’s everywhere! Many people are asking the same question: Why is this tropical fruit getting so much attention in both cosmetics and nutrition? It all...
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22

Feb
2018

Granola Bars
When I was in elementary school and high school, my mother would come home from Costco stocked with a variety of snacks for my brother and I to bring to school. It was heaven! We would open the bags to find boxes of goldfish, trail mix, fruit gummies, crackers and popcorn. They were all delicious treats but there was one item we...
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12

Feb
2018

Snack Bag
Have you ever slept through your alarm and gone to your 8 am without having eaten breakfast? Do you ever have random spurts of hunger in the middle of the day? Are your classes back-to-back with only minutes to spare in between? College students face many situations throughout the school week that can make finding time to eat quite...
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30

Jan
2018

Cooking at home doesn’t have to be this monstrous task that takes all evening and costs half of your discretionary budget.
 
Create this easy and delicious meal in 15 minutes for under 5 dollars.
 
A veggie grilled cheese sandwich
 
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23

Jan
2018

Chimichurri Sauce
Today I take a dive into condiments. Let's take a look at what is trending and how you can incorporate some of these sauces into your menu planning routine!
 
Remoulade. Have you heard of this sauce before? If not, it is a mixture of mayonnaise, mustard, capers, gherkins (pickle), anchovies and herbs....
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17

Jan
2018

Oatmeal Cinnamon Muffins
Looking for a good muffin without added sugar. Well, I have the recipe for you! These oatmeal cinnamon muffins use bananas instead of added sugar to provide a sweet treat.
As bananas become overripe, their starch begins to break down into simple sugars which results in a sweeter taste. You can add them to muffins to...
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08

Jan
2018

Celery, it always seems to be underestimated. How many times have we heard someone say or maybe you have even said. Celery is a “negative- calorie”. Meaning the caloric expenditure from eating and digesting it is greater than then the calories it contains. Unfortunately, there is no evidence to support this fun claim. However, with...
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04

Dec
2017

spirulina
Spirulina is the superfood of the moment. With a wide variety of health claims from curing allergies to detoxifying the body or aiding in weight loss, is this blue-green algae worth all the hype?
 
Unfortunately, these health claims are backed with little science evidence. “The Natural Medicines Comprehensive...
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