Brain Foods for Finals

Vegetable Frittata with Avocado Herb Sauce – 8 servings – 1 slice Ingredients 2 Tbsp vegetable oil 1 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cups chopped onion 1/2 cup chopped broccoli 1/4 cup spinach 1 tsp Italian seasoning Salt and pepper to season Red pepper flakes (optional) 7 eggs 1/3 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 1/4 cup milk…

Savor the Flavor: Sweet and Tangy Quesadilla

Sweet & Tangy Quesadilla Ingredients:   ½ tbsp honey ½ tbsp Sriracha 4 thin slices of Granny Smith apple 1 whole wheat tortilla 1-2 slices turkey breast deli meat ¼ cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded Directions: Mix honey and hot sauce together and set aside. Wash and core apple. Thinly slice apple. Place tortilla in…

Savor the Flavor: Ravioli Wonton Bites

Ravioli Wonton Bites Ingredients:   15 small fresh mozzarella balls 5-7 fresh basil leaves 30 fresh Wonton wrappers ½ TBSP Garlic powder 1 tsp Red pepper flakes Oil to pan fry Jar marinara sauce Directions: Cut each ball of mozzarella in half. Set on paper towel to soak up some of the moisture.   Rinse…

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 Muffins 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…