Ingredients 1 Whole Wheat Tortilla 1 tbsp Nutella 1 Banana Preparation: Lay tortilla on cutting board and layer with Nutella. Place banana on chocolate coating. Roll the wraps as you would a sushi roll or burrito. Cut into 2 cm sections, Enjoy!
Ingredients: 1 bunch of Kale 4 teaspoons olive oil Salt and pepper to taste Any other desired spices (paprika, garlic powder, cumin, etc.) Preparation: 1. Wash and thoroughly dry kale. Remove stems from kale and tear into two inch pieces. 2. Toss Kale with olive oil and desired spices in a large bowl. 3. SpreadContinue reading “Microwaved Kale Chips”
Ingredients: 3 Tbsp coconut, peanut, or canola oil 1/3 cup popcorn kernels (preferably from UCD student farm) 3-quart covered saucepan Spices to taste (cinnamon, sugar, chocolate sauce, caramel sauce) Preparation: Stove: Heat oil in saucepan on medium to high heat. Put 3 popcorn kernels into the oil and cover the pan. Once the kernels pop,Continue reading “Sweet Popcorn”
Ingredients: 3 Tablespoons Coconut, Peanut, or Canola Oil 1/3 Cup Popcorn Kernels (preferably from UCD student farm) 3-Quart Covered Saucepan Spices to taste (Cumin, Cayenne Pepper, Garlic Powder, Salt, Pepper) Preparation: Stove: Heat oil in saucepan on medium to high heat. Put 3 popcorn kernels into the oil and cover the pan. Once the kernelsContinue reading “Spiced Popcorn”
Snacks can boost your energy between meals and supply essential vitamins and minerals. Think of snacks as mini-meals that contribute nutrient-rich foods. The key to delicious snacking is to be creative with what you make so that you are always coming up with new combinations. These recipes are high in nutrients while also being moreContinue reading “Healthy Snacks 101”
What Cravings Are Telling You A craving—an intense desire for a certain food—is believed to be a signal sent by the body for specific food because of the nutrients that it provides. A craving for chocolate, for example, would signal a physiologic need for more antioxidants. However, a bowl of red beans, which areContinue reading “What Cravings Are Telling You”
As a recent college graduate, I often find myself reminiscing about the good old days. Whenever I take a walk down memory lane, it’s always fun to remember freshman year in the dorms, including, of course, late night cramming. One of my favorite memories is venturing on late night food runs! It’s one of theContinue reading “Is Eating Late Bad For Your Health?”
It’s one of those days. One of those days when I’m running on CoHo coffee and four hours of sleep. I have midterms to study for, papers to write, yet I’ve miraculously put on my running shoes for a much needed work out. I pop in my Insanity DVD and feel great as I begin toContinue reading “Food for Fuel”