Danielle's Bread & (a bit of) Butter

06

May
2016

This last weekend I was visiting family, and the topic of refrigerator oats came up. It is a known fact that we are all busy, and a lot of us skip breakfast. But with refrigerator oats we can make time for breakfast, because you prepare your oats the night before or even a couple of days before. 
I personally love...
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29

Apr
2016

Wheatgrass shot
Wheatgrass is a nutrient-rich grass, and it happens to be in the wheat family. I am sure you have seen wheatgrass as a dietary supplement may be in the form of a tablet, capsule or a liquid form. Lots of juice companies will offer a wheatgrass shot on their menus. As I mentioned before wheatgrass is nutrient –rich but unfortunately...
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20

Apr
2016

Earth Day with Tree and Earth (Brandon Schafer)
Hello!
As most of you know this Friday is Earth Day! And to celebrate this special day the Dining Commons will be offering a Climate Friendly Menu and have various sutainable vendors and student groups tabling. I also thought it would be nice to celebrate by having ...
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15

Apr
2016

Hello!
Earlier this week I was reading a friends (Liz Shaw RD) blog's post about a sweet potato pie with Greek yogurt. The recipe sounds fresh, exciting, and delicious. So I thought I would share her post today, check it out here: http://...
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06

Apr
2016

Beans
Today I was reading an article about beans and the article provided a number of awesome tips on how to incorporate beans into your diet. I thought I would go ahead and share some of those tips.
 
1. Add beans to your morning smoothie. Check out recipes...
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30

Mar
2016

Lentils Beans and More
The United Nations has claimed that 2016 is the year of the pulses. And I am not talking about your heart beat but the kind you eat. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) defines pulses as “a subgroup of legumes, are plant species members of the Leguminosae family (commonly known as the pea family) that...
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09

Mar
2016

Today I shared a short post on our social media sites about diet and moderation. I thought I would share it here as well, because I do like the message.
 
The key to any healthy diet is moderation. Moderation is about your body’s needs and balance. You should feel satisfied at the end of a meal. Only providing...
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02

Mar
2016

Legumes
Amino acids and proteins are the building blocks of life. Whether you want to lose weight, gain weight (or muscle), feel more satiated, or just maintain a healthy lifestyle, eating the right amount of healthy proteins is the way to go. When proteins are digested and broken down, amino acids are what’s left. The human body uses the...
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22

Feb
2016

Whole Grains

On Wednesday, the Dining Commons will be featuring whole grains. So let's talk about whole grains. 

With all of the health trends these days, there are so many different opinions out there about eating grains and there is much to be said both for and against grain as part of...

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16

Feb
2016

root vegetables
The first day of nutrition week (March 1st) and the Dining Commons will be focusing on fruits and vegetables. We have the Berry Man tabling during lunch at Carrillo! And they will be offering wonderful fresh fruit and vegetable samples. In addition to the vendor tabling, Portola or DLG will be offering exotic fruit tasting which...
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