Wok Your World

Vegetarian Pot Stickers Ingredients: 2 teaspoons oil, divided 1 cup onion, finely diced 1 teaspoon dried ginger 1 cup mushrooms, finely diced 2 cups coleslaw mix 1 cup scallions, finely diced ½ teaspoon white pepper 1 teaspoon salt ¼ cup chopped cilantro 1 package round dumpling skins, Nasoya brand Spicy Soy Dipping Sauce: 1/3 cup…

Super Salads

Roasted Vegetable Salad – 10 servings – ½ cup Ingredients 5 beets                                                       1 tsp salt 6 tri colored carrots                     …

Healthy Eating in the Dining Courts

So, you like cooking, or maybe you just like to have some control over your meals. Unfortunately, thanks to classes, clubs, and other commitments, you’re stuck having meals in the dining courts. All seems bleak, the rigid menus forcing you to choose between mildly appealing and kind of appetizing. However, there is still hope! Even…

“How To” Make the Simplest Ingredient: Simple Syrup

Simple Syrup, aka liquid gold, holds true to its name being the simplest recipe to make in the kitchen. Equal parts sugar to equal parts water. Now, why even bother to make simple syrup when you can  just add granulated sugar? Simple syrup is completely customizable and can be dissolved into virtually anything liquid whether…

Savor the Flavor:Apricot Goat Cheese & Pistachio Crostini

This recipe is all about texture! Eat this one slowly and really notice the differences in texture between the warm, cripsy bread and the creamy goat cheese. Notice the toughness of the apricots and the crunch from the pistachio. Revel in the flavors of the tangy goat cheese mixed with the sweetness of the honey…

Savor the Flavor: Mini Strawberry Donuts

These little pieces of heaven are so much fun to make and absolutely delicious!   Mini Strawberry Donuts Ingredients: 2 cups flour 1 cup sugar 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt 1 cup canola or vegetable oil ¾ cup skim milk + 2 tsp lemon juice (or ¾ c. buttermilk) 1 tsp vanilla 2…

Vegetarian Meals

**Allergens: dairy, eggs, wheat Vegetable Quiche  Ingredients 1-9 inch prepared pie crust                           1/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese 2 cloves garlic, minced                                   1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 2 TBSP butter                                                     1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup chopped zucchini                               1/4 tsp…

Super Foods

**Allergens: dairy, peanuts, wheat, eggs Baked Parmesan Kale Chips Ingredients 1 bunch of kale (12 oz. after stems removed) 1 tsp olive oil (spray) A sprinkle of sea salt ½ cup shredded Parmesan cheese Instructions Preheat oven to 350° F. Lightly spray two large baking sheets with oil. Wash and thoroughly dry kale. Remove the…

Romantic Recipes for Two

**Allergens: dairy, tree nuts, eggs Marinated Flank Steak with Avocado Garlic Sauce Ingredients 16oz beef flank steak                                                     Sauce: 1 TBSP olive oil                                                                 3 cloves garlic 1 TBSP balsamic vinegar                                                1 avocado 1 tsp brown sugar                                                            ¼ tsp salt 2 cloves garlic, minced                                                   ¼ cup water 1/2 tsp salt                                                                          1 tsp…

Restaurant Meals Made at Home

**Allergens: dairy, wheat, eggs Bruschetta Ingredients 3 medium tomatoes                                                                       French bread or baguette 2-3 TBSP basil                                                                                     2-3 cloves garlic ¼ tsp each salt & pepper                                                              1 TBSP olive oil (plus 1/2 tsp per slice of bread) 1 tsp simple syrup (optional) Instructions Turn oven on to broil. Slice up bread and brush…

Protein Shakes and Snacks

**Allergens: dairy, peanuts Snack: Chocolate PB Banana Smoothie– 2 servings – ½ cup 1 ripe banana, frozen 1 TBSP of unsweetened cocoa powder 2 TBSP of peanut butter ½ cup of 2% milk Homemade Cliff Bars Ingredients 1 1/4 cups rice krispies 1 cup dry quick oats 2 TBSP ground flax seed 1/4 cup finely…

One Pot Meals

**Allergens: gluten, dairy Gumbo Ingredients 1 package hot Italian sausage 2 TBSP canola oil                                                                   2 cloves garlic, minced 1 green pepper                                                                       1…