February, 2020 Blog Posts

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Feb
2020

Have you ever thought about how much waste one person can create in a month, a week, or even just one day? A large portion of this waste can likely be attributed to food packaging, which makes up 23% of garbage in US landfills (Ocampo). With these staggering numbers, the rise of the zero-waste movement has begun, and it is spreading...
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Feb
2020

Hummus is an amazing superfood. Vegan, protein packed, filling, and delicious -- hummus does it all. But have you ever tried eating hummus for dessert? Chocolate hummus is surprisingly delicious and is a healthy alternative to chocolate candies and spreads. And for cinnamon and vanilla lovers, there are recipes for you as well. All...
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Feb
2020

The prospect of cold weather and a busy class schedule can make winter quarter can feel daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. No matter where you are, it is easy to find peace in the simple, yet powerful, practice of meditation. Meditation is akin to mental exercise and may include reflecting, creating space, and staying calm. The...
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Feb
2020

Some things, like peanut butter and chocolate, are just better together! While the weather may be cooling down here at UCSB, the quarter system has ensured that our classes are only heating up! Tests can be stressful, but a fool-proof way to calm down is the tranquility of baking, and the undeniable “yummy-ness” that comes from...
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