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Pack in the protein

Feeling sluggish? If you need a boost, reach for a snack that’s guaranteed to sustain your energy. Protein-rich treats will keep you going for longer than a quick punch of sugar, and incorporating them...
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Ice cream & coffee cubes

%CODE1%Ingredients:Ice cream: 2 14 oz. cans full-fat coconut milk, refrigerated overnight 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 10–12 pitted dates, chopped and processed in food processor with about ¼ cup water; or use ¼ to...
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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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Healthy avocado and greek yogurt chicken salad

%CODE1%Ingredients 1 ripe avocado, removed from skin ½ cup plain Greek Yogurt ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon ground pepper ½ teaspoon granulated garlic 2 cups finely chopped or shredded cooked chicken (leftover rotisserie chicken) ½ onion, choppedDirectionsIn a medium bowl, mash...
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Fruit smoothie protein popsicles

%CODE1%Ingredients: 2 cups mixed berries (or other fruit) 2 tablespoons orange juice 2 cups vanilla Greek yogurt (or plain if you prefer less sweetness)Directions:Blend the berries in a food processor or blender on high...
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Broiled grapefruit

%CODE1%Ingredients ½ grapefruit (I like Ruby Red variety, but any will work!)Topping: a few slices of strawberries or banana,or a handful or blueberries/raspberries½ cup of natural yogurt (preferable Greek for higher protein content) sprinkle of...
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Black Bean Burgers

%CODE1%Ingredients ½ bell pepper, chopped ½ onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves 1 can black beans 1½ Tbsp chili powder 1½ Tbsp hot sauce ¾ cup oats 1 egg or 1 Tbsp of ground flax seedDirections Preheat the oven to 350°F. Combine the...
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Keep your weekend busy…but free

Rate this article and enter to winAs students, we’re constantly told to save, manage, and budget our money. There are so many things that can get in the way of doing so, but the...
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Top 5 foods to power up your plate

Rate this article and enter to winChelsea W., a graduate student at Salem State University in Massachusetts, often tries new foods with the goal of improving her health, and she’s not alone. A recent...
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Roast veg and scrambled eggs

%CODE1%Ingredients 5 small mushrooms (ex: button white mushrooms) ½ green pepper 6 cherry tomatoes 1 Tbsp. olive oil ½ tsp. each of salt, black pepper, and oregano ...