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Single Serve Baked Apple Oatmeal

With only a week left of school before finals, nothing quite hits the spot like comfort food. While some comfort foods can make us feel groggy, this baked apple oatmeal dish will not. The apples  actually contain quercetin, an antioxidant, [...]

April 26, 2018 Spoonful Delights

Leftover Lentil “Meatballs”

With less than four weeks of the semester left, it is time to start thinking about cleaning out your dorm pantry. If you still have those canned beans around and want to get creative with how to enjoy them, this [...]

April 19, 2018 Opinion, Spoonful Delights

Chicken Shawarma Skewers with Garlic Lime Avocado Tzatziki

Cook up these tasty skewers for a National Garlic Month favorite. Time: 30 Minutes Servings: 4 Shawarma Sticks Difficulty: Easy-Medium Ingredients: Chicken 4 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Fillet Strips 1/2 of a Lime Juiced 1 tsp Water 2 Cloves Garlic, Minced [...]

April 12, 2018 Opinion, Spoonful Delights

Pumpkin Pie Walnut Muffins

Did someone say National Chiffon Cake Day? The Foodimentary, a source for the complete food holiday list, might have, but we are being rebellious and making these Pumpkin Pie Walnut Muffins instead! Servings: 5 Muffins Prep Time: 10 Minutes Cook [...]

March 29, 2018 Opinion, Spoonful Delights

Protein Peanut Butter Pancakes

I have created some protein-packed peanut butter pancakes to celebrate it also being National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day. Did I mention this stack does not have protein powder’s artificial taste? If you do not trust me, I urge you to [...]

March 1, 2018 Opinion, Spoonful Delights

Reese’s peanut butter muffins

Happy “National Cook a Sweet Potato Day!” Sweet potatoes are pretty much life-changing with how they can be incorporated into any dish. Better yet, these beta-carotene-packed root vegetables can be hidden in muffins to give the perfect touch of sweetness [...]

February 22, 2018 Opinion, Spoonful Delights

Flourless Chocolate Chickpea Blondies

In honor of Canned Food Month, I thought I would do something unexpected and use one of my favorite canned beans in a dessert. Even if chickpeas make for the perfect salad topping, they actually hide well in these Flourless [...]

February 15, 2018 Opinion, Spoonful Delights

Mexico City under the radar

This oft-overlooked city offers spring-breakers on a budget a unique, cultural experience. Looking for a cheap, historic, and exciting travel destination this spring break? Look no further than Mexico City. With direct flights on JetBlue and Aeromexico starting at $250, [...]

February 8, 2018 Columns, Opinion, The Wandering Soul

Vegetarian adventures in Georgia

It surprises many that far away in the exotic wedge of land separating Europe and Asia, there is another Georgia, a country whose similarities with the state next door stop with the name. One is further surprised that the country [...]

February 3, 2018 Columns, Opinion, The Wandering Soul

3 Min Microwave Cinnamon Raisin English Muffin

When I was home for winter break, I was lucky to be waking up to the aroma of my mother’s freshly baked goods. Now that I am back in a dorm, I still want to enjoy those comforting and delicious [...]

February 3, 2018 Columns, Spoonful Delights