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Orange Leaf: A dessert lover’s dream come true

Kristy Theisen, sophomore in Education, finds part-time employment at Orange Leaf, a vibrant, new frozen yogurt franchise.
October 20, 2014

I’d like to make a confession: I have a small dessert problem. Actually, it’s not that small. It’s an “I-can’t-survive-a-single-day-without-it” kind of problem. To me, a meal is just not complete...

Single seriving recipes: Meals in a mug

Microwave chilaquiles (above) and omelets (below) are some of the easy-to-make mug recipes college students can try out in their favorite coffee cup.
August 27, 2014

I have never successfully used an oven before. In fact, the first and only time I tried cooking a frozen pizza, I ended up getting sick. Because I am a self-proclaimed terrible cook, I usually end up getting...

Cookie dough balls made healthy

These vegan chocolate chip cookie dough balls not only taste great and satisfy that sweet tooth, but they are also packed with protein and serve as a healthy alternative to store-bought, highly-processed cookie dough.
March 17, 2014

Cookie dough is arguably every woman’s best friend — and immortal enemy. While cookie dough can provide a world of comfort for a stressed student during midterm week, once that first bite is taken,...

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