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Sep
2016

Matcha Tea
What exactly makes matcha so special that everyone is saying I have to try it?
 
Unlike some other teas that are more bitter, matcha has a smooth, creamy mouthfeel, plus a sweet taste. 
Matcha usually comes in two forms: usucha and koicha. The translation of usucha is thin tea, which koicha means...
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19

Sep
2016

UCSB Beach
It always feels like summer at UCSB, and going to the beach doesn’t just happen during the summer time. If you love going to the beach here are some easy, healthy snacks that complement our perfect weather. 
 
These snacks are simple, portable and can help keep you cool and energized for a day of fun in the sun...
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06

Jun
2016

Today's post comes from intern Madison Conrado! Madison shares her experience with SPROUTS! and the many opportunities offered to our community.
 
The farm to table movement has been sweeping plates across America and now more than ever people want fresh, local, organic foods.  Lucky for us we happen to live in...
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23

May
2016

New Food Label
The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) new proposed food label has become a law, and companies have two years to implement the changes. Overall there are eight key changes to the label, but we only need to focus on a few today. Below are some of the changes we will focus on today, and hopefully you will walk away feeling more...
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16

May
2016

Avocado
Over the weekend I was reading the Food & Nutrition magazine and I ran across a fantastic muffin recipe. And so I thought I would share this unique recipe. This recipe is unique because of its ingredients. The recipe calls for fresh avocado, yes fresh avocado. Now let me tell you why baking with avocado is a good idea!
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13

May
2016

Bowl of yogurt with berries
Yogurt has become one popular food. It’s a quick and delicious breakfast or an even quicker snack when you are on the go!
Nutritionally speaking yogurt is a great choice, most of the time. Let’s take a look at three facts about yogurt and a couple might be surprising.
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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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