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Your top 4 portable protein packs

Rate this article and enter to winDoes protein matter? Sure. But most of us are getting enough, if not more than our bodies need. Sustained high protein consumption can be harmful to our long-term...
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Chocolate Almond Cookie

%CODE1%Ingredients: 1 c. raw almonds 2 Tbsp. cocoa powder 1/4 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1/4 c. pitted dates 1 c. chocolate chips 1 tsp. pure...
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Buffalo chickpea salad

%CODE1%Ingredients (Serves 3–4) 1½ cups (15 ounce can) chickpeas, drained & rinsed ¼ cup buffalo sauce 1 bunch of kale, stems removed and chopped ¼ cup green onion, chopped 1 red bell pepper, chopped...
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Edible stress busters

You’re approaching the end of the academic year. That means projects, papers, and finals—and sometimes comfort foods. Although sweets stimulate the short-term release of serotonin, a calming brain chemical, over the next day or...
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Can campus food taste good and be good for you?: Tips for tasty nutrition

Rate this article and enter to winFor as long as she can remember, Savannah T., a freshman at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, has enjoyed nightly meals of lean meats, grilled vegetables, and...
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Building blocks for budget-friendly meals

Rate this article and enter to winAre you so busy that it feels like there’s barely time for eating, let alone planning meals and cooking? Katelyn J., a junior at the University of Nebraska...
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Chocolate-Peanut Butter Cupcakes

%CODE1%Ingredients: 18.25 oz. box dark chocolate fudge cake mix 1.4 oz. sugar free instant chocolate pudding 1 c. canned pumpkin (not pumpkin pie filling) 1-1/3 c. water 5.3 oz. vanilla...
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Chocolate Oatmeal

%CODE1%Ingredients: ½ c. oatmeal ¾ c. milk Maple syrup ¼ tsp. cinnamon 1 Tbsp. cocoa powderDirections: Place all ingredients in a bowl and mix until combined. Microwave for a minute, then stir. Microwave again for a minute or two, depending...
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No stove? No problem! Simple meal solutions

Rate this article and enter to winConstructing healthy meals can be simple with some affordable ingredients and a few basic tools. Whether you throw things together in your room or are your residence hall’s...
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Season’s eatings: Healthy twists on holiday dishes

Rate this article and enter to winWhat is December about? For many of us: candle lighting, religious services, and gift giving. Also: pinatas, plates, and parties loaded with sweet treats and indulgences. “Small tweaks...