The Power of Plant-Based Protein Powders

By Brianna Duncan-Dieujuste Many college students rely on protein powder as a quick source of fuel after a workout or as an addition to a smoothie after a late night class. Protein is an important part to a healthy diet, and animal sources, such as whey and casein, are among the most popular. Plant-based protein powders are becoming a great way to get your protein fix, … Continue reading The Power of Plant-Based Protein Powders

Fare for Friends

By Lauren Rowland Every Friday night, my group of friends meets for a “family” dinner. Sometimes we make sushi and sit around a bonfire, and sometimes we make little hors d’oeuvres and watch movies. When it comes to hors d’oeuvres, you can’t beat an assortment of bite-sized treats. Goat Cheese Bruschetta Crostini First, you have a modern take on bruschetta. I mean goat cheese, tomatoes … Continue reading Fare for Friends

Vegan Recipes to Impress Your Meat-Loving Friends

By Diana Illingworth If you’re a fan of vegan food, you might be used to getting questions and puzzled looks from your meat-loving friends. If they’re curious but ordering a vegan entrée at a restaurant seems like a risky investment, introduce them to the world of plant-based eating with a home-cooked meal. These three easy recipes mix and match a group of common ingredients available … Continue reading Vegan Recipes to Impress Your Meat-Loving Friends

Wellness Wednesday: The Truth Behind the Potato

By Tova Miller No, I’m not talking about the potato in Turlington, or even the French fries outside of Marston. I’m talking about the pounds of potatoes you’ll be consuming next Thursday at your Thanksgiving feast. Seeing as we now live in a health conscious society, you’re probably wondering: how do you choose between sweet potatoes and regular (white) potatoes? Were you like the majority … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: The Truth Behind the Potato

Wellness Wednesday: Dining out with Allergies

By Georgia Warren Picking a restaurant and ordering from it seem like simple tasks. But for those of you out there with food allergies and diseases, I feel your pain. As someone with Celiac Disease, I know how hard it can be for you and those dining with you to make it through a meal without a whole lot of stress and some potentially contaminated … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: Dining out with Allergies