Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and a popular dish to serve is mac and cheese. Why not take a healthy spin on it this year? Try this Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese, with easy prep time and easy results you will have you and your family not only eating well, but feeling good asContinue reading “Thanksgiving Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese Recipe”
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Kimchi Avocado Quesadilla Recipe
Who loves kimchi and avocados? This recipe combines both kimchi and avocados in a tortilla. A kimchi-avocado quesadilla! This easy recipe could be made in just 15 minutes! The ingredients are simple. Here’s the recipe! Ingredients 2 tbsp of butter 1 cup of cabbage kimchi (drained and chopped) 2 flour tortillas 1.5 cups of gratedContinue reading “Kimchi Avocado Quesadilla Recipe”
Make room for the shrooms!!
By Lisa Aparicio, UC Davis Nutrition Peer Counselor ❌ Myth: Only hippies eat mushrooms. ✔️ Truth: Mushrooms have many health benefits for everyone! Have you ever tried mushrooms? Yes, the brown/white earthy button looking fungi. I understand if you might feel a little uncertain about them or look at them in disgust. I was onceContinue reading “Make room for the shrooms!!”
5 Halloween Workouts
By Daniela Rodriguez, UC Davis Healthy Aggies Intern With Halloween right around the corner, why not listen to some spooky music while having some active fun? Here is a Spotify playlist for your spookiness. We have also rounded up some easy Halloween themed workouts on Youtube to do in the comfort of your own homeContinue reading “5 Halloween Workouts”
Balsamic roasted with new potatoes with asparagus
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The Flavors of Fall
By Leanna Sanchez, UC Davis Nutrition Peer Counselor “Breathe in folks. Smells like fall” (Taylor Doose). As we settle into cozy fall weather, many of us enjoy taking strolls outside, taking cute pictures at the pumpkin patch or cozying up with a good book. Of course, none of this is done without hot drinks likeContinue reading “The Flavors of Fall”
Abandon Culture for “health”?
By Veronica Gomez, UC Davis Nutrition Peer Counselor We always hear about eating “healthy” in the context of the American diet. When we think of changing our eating habits, the average student will envision a diet completely different than what they are accustomed to. Suddenly, this student has to cut out all cultural foods andContinue reading “Abandon Culture for “health”?”
5 ways Meditation can make you a MORE EFFICIENT student!
By Lisa Aparicio, UC Davis Nutrition Peer Counselor Welcome Back Aggies! Fall quarter 2022 has just begun and we are ready to start it off right by prioritizing our mental/physical health and wellness. Cheers to another year of progress towards our goals! We are back again this year providing you with information and tips surroundingContinue reading “5 ways Meditation can make you a MORE EFFICIENT student!”
Summertime Group time!
By Sarina Lin, UC Davis Healthy Aggies Coordinator Boba, ice cream, slushies, or Jamba Juice with friends are great summer hangout ideas. We all tend to hang out indoors during the summer, but what are some fun activities that you can do with your friends outdoors and get some exercise in? Water Balloon Games FillContinue reading “Summertime Group time!”
3 Important Nutrients for College Students
By Elisha Aispuro, UC Davis Nutrition Peer Counselor The life of a college student is hectic, unpredictable, and caffeine-driven for many. Long hours of studying with so many other responsibilities make it difficult to prioritize mental and physical well-being. This lack of time, in addition to other barriers, such as limited access to nutrient-dense foods,Continue reading “3 Important Nutrients for College Students”