May 9, 2021
An Easy Guide to Making Perfect Overnight Oats
One of the latest trends in nutrition that you may have heard of before are Overnight Oats. This is a simple and easy breakfast which requires zero work in the morning. It is a quick breakfast that can be taken on the go which is perfect for busy college students or people who no longer have the luxury of working from home.
To make this quick and easy breakfast, all you need are: One glass jar (approximately 10-12 ounces), milk of choice, old... Read More
April 27, 2021
Is One Better Than the Other?
As the years go by, eating plant-based is becoming more popular than ever. Whether someone decides to follow it for environmental and sustainability purposes, or follows it for health reasons, or just follows it because they find it to be cheaper than following a meat-focused diet; there are all kinds of vegetarian diets that fall under the umbrella of plant-based. So the question remains, what are the differences and is one more favorable than the other?
To... Read More
April 16, 2021
The Best Snacks for a Busy College Student
We are all busy college students who are always on the go. Whether you are a member of a busy student organization, are conducting research with your favorite professor, or are working a job on the weekends to make some extra money; the busier we get, it can become easy to ignore hunger cues here and there and eat whatever we can find in between meals. Oftentimes though, these snacks are not exactly nutrient-dense. They are full of added sugars,... Read More
April 6, 2021
Bored of Regular Cheese Sticks? Try Wonton Cheese Sticks!
Here are the items you need to make wonton cheese sticks:
Cheese Sticks (any type of cheese you want! I used pepper jack)
Depending on the way you are cooking them you will either need:
Frying pan with some oil
Cut the cheese sticks in half
Place the cheese stick in the wonton wrapper and wrap the cheese stick like a burrito
Air fry, oil fry, or bake the... Read More
March 31, 2021
Not feeling like cooking an intricate meal? Try this one!
My mom has been making lasagna since I can remember and I wanted to try it out since I am 22 and I should probably learn my mom’s special recipe.
It turns out that the recipe is not that special at all, all you need is:
16 oz of ricotta cheese (I used the whole milk version)
A box of oven ready lasagna noodles
26 oz of marinara sauce (I used Trader Joe’s)
Protein (this can be ground beef, I used 8 oz of Gardein’s Beefless... Read More
March 9, 2021
So Easy and Delicious!
Spring rolls are super easy to make and also they are so yummy! Here are the things you will need:
Spring roll wrappers
A plate of warm water
Fill a plate with warm water
Dip the spring roll wrapper into the water to dampen it
Put the wrapper on a dry work space and fill it with veggies and protein
Wrap it like a burrito and enjoy!
Let us know if you enjoyed this recipe and be sure to check out the... Read More
February 8, 2021
Finding Time to Laugh with Bloopers!
Welcome back to another week of “Cooking with Healthy UNH Interns”! On this week’s episode, Layla and I have something for you that you might not be expecting...Bloopers! Initially, we decided that we were going to make what we thought was going to be a healthy and delicious spaghetti dish, but things didn't go as planned. Between the food prep, filming, and cooking, almost everything went wrong. Although we felt frustrated and discouraged at first. We... Read More
February 4, 2021
What to Know and Why it Matters
Vitamin E is one that is often not talked about like Vitamin C or D, but it is super important for all kinds of different things in your body. Vitamin E is one of the fat-soluble vitamins which means that it needs to be consumed with a fat source to be absorbed through your digestive tract. It also means that your body can build stores of it in your liver in case you don’t get enough in your diet every so often.
Vitamin E has a main function as an antioxidant... Read More
January 21, 2021
The Very Best Granola
On this week’s edition of “Cooking with Healthy UNH Interns!” Layla and I ventured into the world of cereals and granola! We chose this recipe because it was super easy to make and is oh-so delicious with a cold morning’s winter breakfast. Consisting of only a few ingredients we whipped up the blend in less than 10 minutes and baked it in the oven for around 25 minutes. After letting it cool for 45 minutes we then topped it with dried cranberries and dark chocolate... Read More
January 12, 2021
New Recommendations for Infants and Toddlers
The USDA has recently published their ninth edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA). The DGA is a tool that can be used by providers, parents, young-adults, and seniors to get evidence-based nutrition information. It can also be used to get the latest recommendations on how to eat to improve long-term health and overall quality of life. The DGA is also updated once every 5 years and is written and reviewed by a committee of 20 health... Read More