What is the Mediterranean diet?

By Maddie Roberts The Mediterranean Diet has taken over food media in the past few years. It is promoted as a “miracle diet” that has endless health benefits. For chronic conditions, such as diabetes or high blood pressure, one of the main recommendations is to eat healthy and the Mediterranean Diet is often recommended. But, what exactly is the “Mediterranean Diet”?  First of all, the … Continue reading What is the Mediterranean diet?

Is cauliflower the new meat?

Cauliflower is proving to be a versatile and delicious alternative to meat, showing us that plant-based options can be just as satisfying and nutritious as their animal-based counterparts. By Olivia Stockmeyer Move over meat; there’s a new star in town—cauliflower! That’s right. This humble vegetable is taking the culinary world by storm and becoming a go-to ingredient for those looking to cut down on their … Continue reading Is cauliflower the new meat?

What is the “Dirty Dozen?”

What does this mean for your health? Keep reading to learn more. By Maddie Roberts According to the Environmental Working Group, over 70% of non-organic fresh produce is exposed to harmful pesticides. Consuming harmful pesticides and other chemicals through our food can lead to negative health outcomes, such as an increased risk for nervous system and reproduction issues. So, if we know this, why are … Continue reading What is the “Dirty Dozen?”

The best ways to craft avocado toast

Avocado toast is known as a quick and easy snack, but with these recommendations you can turn it into a delicious meal at any time of the day! By Paige O’Connor The easy recipe of toast with some smashed avocado, salt, pepper, and lemon juice has become a snack staple in many households. While this recipe is simple and delicious, it has way more potential … Continue reading The best ways to craft avocado toast

The best salads to welcome the spring

Some greens that will greet the season of spring and your tastebuds!  By Paige O’Connor It can be so easy to lazily throw a few toppings on some lettuce and call that your side of vegetables for the day. But with these simple salad recipes, a salad can be transformed from a plate of greens into a delicious meal that tastes like spring! Strawberry Salad … Continue reading The best salads to welcome the spring