Recipes & Blog

By A Healthier Michigan https://www.ahealthiermichigan.org/ I can’t eat healthy because it’s too expensive. Have any of you — at some point — said this? There has been talk that the less income a person or family earns, the more likely those people are to eat unhealthy foods. Is...

Five local chefs created the delicious and varied recipes below using nutritious food approved by Women, Infants and Children Federal Food & Nutrition Service (WIC) and items typically found in food pantry staples.  Herbs, spices and vegetable oil were also allowed.  During the 5-Chef CookOff, judges and attendees voted...

By Taylor Share, https://www.nerdfitness.com/ “I can’t eat healthy. It’s too expensive” Unhealthy food is indeed often more accessible and cheaper than healthy alternatives.  Unfortunately, it’s these very foods that make us unhealthy and overweight, causing all sorts of INCREDIBLY expensive medical problems down the road. “The line must be...

Introduction by Victoria Ramos   Going to college is a huge growing experience for a lot of people. Most are moving from home and living away from their parents for the first time. Some are also starting to pay for everything themselves. According to an article in...

By Dana, Minimalist Baker: https://minimalistbaker.com/ For instructions, go to https://minimalistbaker.com/vegan-no-bake-coconut-yogurt-cheesecake/ We hope you all love this cheesecake! It’s: creamy, rich, naturally sweet, easy to make & seriously tasty. This would make for the perfect dessert to have on hand throughout the week for a little something sweet after meals or...

By Victoria Ramos In this day in age, finding healthy and affordable food is a lot harder than it should be.  The upcoming 5-Chef CookOff helps reduce hunger and reduce food waste throughout Northern Nevada. As a college student living in Reno, cooking homemade foods on...

By Amy Wagner, SkinnyMs: https://skinnyms.com/ Headache? Dry mouth? General ickiness? Hangovers are no picnic. Sometimes, the foods we reach for during recovery make us feel worse. These 7 healthy hangover meals will help you ease your body back into reality the nutritious way. In addition to nourishing your...

By Abby Fortin, Daily Collegian: http://www.collegian.psu.edu  Before spring break, most people are in preparation mode —detoxing their bodies and working out as often as possible so that they can feel comfortable and confident on their vacation. For those who were headed south to the beaches and tropical islands,...

By Arlene Semeco, MS, RD You put a lot of effort into your workouts, always looking to perform better and reach your goals. Chances are you've given more thought to your pre-workout meal than your post-workout meal. But consuming the right nutrients after you exercise is just as...

By Courtney Rayppy. Nutrition/Dietics Major University of Nevada, Reno Have you guys heard about microgreens? You may have seen microgreens on top of the "millennial-loving" avocado toast or maybe perhaps you've seen them sprinkled over a creamy soup or colorful salad at a popular "health food"...