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How companies cook up food trends

How companies cook up food trends

By Susan Szuch

January 22, 2015

Everything from kale and Greek yogurt to gluten-free cookies and microbrews are now finding homes on supermarket shelves. What were once only available in high-class restaurants, farmer’s markets or specialty stores are now almost commonplace; stores are allowing consumers to make more informed choices...

How to eat healthy on a budget

August 14, 2014

One of the benefits of moving into an apartment is that you are completely in control of what you eat. If you gained the dreaded freshman 15 (give or take a few pounds), you might see this as an opportunity to start choosing healthier foods. While campus dining provides students with a variety of me...

Dish of the Week: Green Smoothie

Dish of the Week: Green Smoothie

By Anna Hecht

February 3, 2014

What’s green, tasty and surprisingly sweet? It’s my go-to, grab-and-go breakfast smoothie, of course. Packed with nutrients, this satisfying smoothie is easy to make and is a lifesaver for students — like myself — who are not exactly morning people.  For those who have seen me slurping down a ...