Danielle's Bread & (a bit of) Butter

23

Jan
2015

Kiwifruit

First of all, what does a “superfood” mean? The definition from the Oxford Dictionary states a superfood is a “nutrient-rich food considered to be especially beneficial for health and well-being.” In essence it is a food that offers a lot of nutrition and health benefits. I don’t usually like using this term to describe foods but let’...

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17

Jan
2015

citron or budda's hand

Winter is known for the citrus crop and today we have many different options. Some more well known like oranges, lemons and limes, but some also not as well known like the pummelo, kumqaut, and citron. Each citrus product is unique in that it offers different nutritional benefits.

Pummelos are actually the largest member of the...

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09

Jan
2015

New Year New You Text with glitters

Can you believe it is already the second week of January? If you started a New Year’s resolution I hope you are still committed. As promised, last year I wrote that I would share my New Year’s Resolutions with you. Some of these are personal, so try not to laugh. When I establish my resolutions I like to think about different...

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17

Dec
2014

Post it notes with text

It is almost that time of year again, when people make weight loss New Year’s Resolutions. Unfortunately most people end up losing momentum by mid-January. So is it possible to keep your resolutions?
Yes it is possible! You just have to remember that weight loss takes time, a lot of time. The foundation of successful weight...

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11

Dec
2014

A plus

When you’re studying for finals, good nutrition often slides way down on the priority list. But good nutrition should be part of your study plan because it’s going to help you ace those tests. What you eat is important for optimal brain function when you’re studying for and taking Finals.  But how you eat can be just as important. ...

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05

Dec
2014

Holiday Food

Before I begin this week’s topic I wanted to share my husband’s leftover turkey sandwich recipe with you. I personally love leftovers- you don’t have to cook and usually food tastes better the second day. So this year I used my thanksgiving leftovers to make an awesome sandwich.

Ingredients:
2 slices lightly toasted 100...

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26

Nov
2014

Turkey Breast

Thanksgiving only comes around once a year so what’s the harm in splurging this once? Unfortunately most don’t splurge just once and many end up gaining extra unwanted pounds during the holiday season. It can be really challenging shedding those extra pounds gained and some will end up keeping the weight permanently. So what can you...

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20

Nov
2014

Pumpkin Latte

This week's post come from Environmental Intern Erendira Garcia. Today she shares her thoughts about pumpkin. It is that lovely time of year again where the leaves are turning, the wind is cooling, and the pumpkin spice everything is back on the market. Lattes, bread, cookies, cupcakes, soups, if you can cook it, it has a pumpkin...

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12

Nov
2014

How much water do you eat text

This week's blog post comes from Julia Aughenbaugh. Julia is one of Residential Dining's Environmental Interns. Today she is sharing how you can help conserve water during this historical drought.

You should have heard by now that California is in a drought, one of the worst on record. Not only have we seen an extreme decrease...

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05

Nov
2014

vegan protein options

Protein it seems to be all the rave today. Not only are we talking about it, it feels like it is literally being added to everything. Protein bars, cereal, beverages you name it, it probably has some label about all the protein it contains.  So let’s get the facts straight.

Fact or Fiction: You have to eat animal protein (meat...

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