Sun, Summer, Sandwich!

It’s everyone’s favorite time of the year, summer! I am ready to spend as much of my day as possible outside and I’m sure you feel the same way! As you start to spend more time outside, are you thinking about what simple on-the-go meals you can take with you? Me too.  One of my…

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It’s Going to Be A Strawberry Extravaganza!

Did you know that strawberries are one of the most popular fruits eaten in the United States? They are extremely popular because they are so versatile, nutritious, and delicious! It’s no wonder then that this well-liked fruit has its own day. On February 27th, we get to celebrate National Strawberry Day!   You may be…

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All About Those Sweet Potatoes

How much do you know about sweet potatoes, aside from how delicious it is?   You may not give it much thought except around Thanksgiving. However, they’re actually the perfect vegetable all year long.   February is National Sweet Potato Awareness Month, which makes right now the perfect time to tell you all about the…

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7 Delicious Ideas for Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

Thanksgiving has come and gone, but you are probably still full from the endless supply of food that was dished out during dinner. Hopefully you have the day off and can relish this feeling, and catch up on some much-needed rest! You may also be thinking to yourself, “What do I do with all these…

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National School Lunch Week

Did you know that last week, October 9th-13th, was National School Lunch Week? President John F. Kennedy created this week in 1962 in order to celebrate the school lunch program in America.   This year’s theme was “School Lunch: Recipes for Success”. The theme was centered around sharing tips on what makes your child’s school…

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Go Nuts Over Nuts!

If you’re looking for a healthy snack that’s packed with nutrients, fiber, and healthy fat, there’s no better food than nuts. There are so many varieties to choose from as well as many ways to prepare meals and snacks using them as ingredients.   Nuts are actually a seed surrounded by a hard, inedible shell….

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Healthy College Menu Planning

Instead of the usual dining hall meal choices or eating out this week, try these other suggestions for meals which are convenient to prepare, and are inexpensive as well! Breakfast: Smoothie: 8oz. low fat yogurt, 1 whole piece fruit or 8 oz. fruit juice; English muffin with jam. Egg white omelet with veggies and whole…

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