Shadiat’s Power Smoothie

Need help getting energized in the morning? Start your day off with an awesome smoothie. This one is courtesy of Shadiat, one of our healthy human features. Ingredients: Spinach & Kale Mix https://www.heb.com/product-detail/central-market-organics-baby-spinach-amp-baby-kale/1592752 Green Superfood http://www.gnc.com/expanded-assortment-shop-all/216060.html#q=amazing%2Bgrass&lang=default&start=14 Multiple types to choose from! Energizes and boosts metabolism Maca Powder https://www.target.com/p/navitas-naturals-organic-maca-powder-8-oz/-/A-50488470 Helps with hormones & acne as well…

FEM Reflections

HAPPY DIABETES AWARENESS MONTH! My name is Ruby Liu, and I am one of the co founders of FEM. I started the organization to educate people about healthy lifestyle choices to prevent early diabetes and heart disease. I personally dealt with the health consequences of being overweight as a child because my family and I…

Asian Lettuce Wraps

Ingredients:  For the Marinade: 1 tablespoon chili oil 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons vegetable oil 1 (2-inch) piece fresh ginger, peeled and minced (about 1 tablespoon) 2 cloves garlic, minced (about 1 tablespoon) 1/4 teaspoon dried chile flakes 1 scallion, green and…

Mashed Cauliflower

  Here’s a healthy (and just as delicious) version of mashed potatoes! This will only take you 20 minutes to make, and it’s the perfect side to any main dish. Plus, it’s super easy, so don’t feel bad about having this a few times a week! Enjoy! Ingredients 1 head cauliflower, cut into florets 2…

“I Like to be Distracted When I Run”

“I think healthy is mainly being active or having physical exercise. I enjoy running, which varies on the day. I usually run three or four miles a day, down South Congress to the trails there. I hate treadmills and tracks because I like to be distracted by the view when I run, since I’m going…

5 Health Benefits of Peanut Butter

I love peanut butter. I think that it’s my universal condiment. You can eat it with fruit, on toast or pancakes, and even to make it into a sauce. Not only is it delicious, especially if you get the all-natural, unprocessed type, it’s also great for you! I recommend using it as a fruit topping…

Coconut Macaroons

Ready for your cheat day? These cookies are some of my favorites! They’re low-fat, easy to make, and perfect to take on the go. Enjoy! Ingredients 1 1/3 C flaked coconut ¼ C granulated sugar 2 TBS all-purpose flour 2 egg whites ½ tsp. vanilla extract Pinch of salt Preparation  Preheat oven to 325 degrees…

3 Foods to Stay Awake

Ever feel like you’re falling asleep in class or at work? Is your regular cup of coffee not working its magic? It happens to everyone, but don’t worry! Here are 3 foods that will give you that extra boost of energy and keep you awake during that morning lecture. Citrus: full of Vitamin C, boosting…

Pasta Salad

Ingredients 1 lb. of fusilli pasta 1 avocado, diced 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved ½ sweet onion, rinsed and diced 2 cups frozen corn kernels 1 can garbanzo beans, rinsed   Dressing 3 TBS mayo 2 TBS Greek yogurt 2 TBS sun dried tomatoes (packed in oil), chopped 2 TBS capers, chopped Procedure In a…

3 Foods for Grief

Grief is a difficult emotion that cannot be solved simply by eating healthier. However, certain foods can help you re-energize and boost your mood, often placating grieving. Here are 3 foods that will help you deal with grief. Avocados: These power-fruits are high in vitamin C, antioxidants, and healthy fats like monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats….

“Health…is a Three-Fold Endeavor.”

“Health for music theater majors is a three-fold endeavor. First, we of course have to take care of our bodies. We have to dance practically every day and if we aren’t putting good food into our systems and keeping our muscles strong, we’re not going to be able to have the stamina to last through…

Zucchini Patties

**Serves 4 These zucchini patties are a great way to sneak the veggies into your diet! This recipe uses minimal ingredients,  and is an easy side dish or appetizer that is sure to impress. Or, you can make a batch for you and some friends to snack on. Either way, you won’t be able to…