Danielle's Bread & (a bit of) Butter

19

Jan
2016

Seafood Day Calendar
Today’s post comes from Environmental Intern Kelly Morales. Today Kelly shares information about Sustainable Seafood Day in the Dining Commons and gets into the nitty gritty of why certain fish are sustainable or not.
 
If you eat seafood in the Dining...
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11

Jan
2016

Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020
Last week the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015 was published. “The main purpose of the Dietary Guidelines is to inform the development of Federal food, nutrition, and health policies and programs. The primary audiences are policymakers, as well as nutrition and health professionals”- like me. The guidelines are not written or...
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04

Jan
2016

Three Mondays each quarter, one dining commons will serve only vegetarian meals for the day. We call this event Green Monday. Residential Dining adopted Green Monday from the Meatless Monday campaign from The Johns Hopkins Meatless Monday Project and has been successfully running this event since 2009. Why do we do it you ask? The...
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07

Dec
2015

News Article
Headlines- that is all they are, and it’s best to keep reminding yourself of that. Headlines grab eyeballs and don’t necessarily have the actual answer to the full picture.
 
Some headlines I have seen over the last few years state that butter is back, and whole milk is fine. Here are some actual headlines I...
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24

Nov
2015

Thanksgiving Snoopy
Today's blog post comes from Kelly Morales! Kelly is a fourth year ES major who credits her small country town of Escalon, California with inspiring a “love for all things environmental and food.”  When she is not in school or working, she loves to have movie nights with friends and explore Santa Barbara, doing anything that can get...
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19

Nov
2015

Grass with a truck

Today's blog post comes from Madison Conrado. Madison is a fourth year Environmental Studies major working for Residential Dining as an Environmental Intern. Madison says that she has always been interested in environmental issues and today she shares her thoughts about sustainable local produce.

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10

Nov
2015

Food & Nutrition Magazine Cover
The weather has finally changed. Nights are cold (well California cold) and the days are cool with a warm sun. The sun is setting earlier, and there is just this crispness in the air. It truly feels like fall, and winter is coming. And when the weather changes, I like to enjoy a bowl of soup. 
 
The dining...
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04

Nov
2015

Processed Meat
Last week the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the cancer agency of the World Health Organization (WHO) released a statement about red and processed meat and cancer. Their findings, “consumption of red is probably carcinogenic to humans.” The association between red and processed meat and cancer was seen in...
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28

Oct
2015

Leafy Greens
When it comes to food sources rich in protein, most people think of meat. Meat does provide a good source of protein, but there are plenty of other foods that stack up. Getting protein from other sources than meat is easy, it really is.
 
1. Tempeh...
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23

Oct
2015

Chocolate Cake with Nuts

Hello!

Today I thought I would share a colleagues chocolate cake recipe. She found great ways to keep flavor and taste while balancing nutrition and health. She incorporates vegetables like zucchini (which is in season) and low-fat cottage cheese to keep the cake moist.  This cake is only 310 calories and has less than 2 grams...

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