Carrots

Carrots

Hi Bulls! December’s Produce of the Month is carrots. These sweet and crunchy veggies are often associated with rabbits like Bugs Bunny. But it turns out carrots are more of a yummy sweet treat for rabbits and should only be given to them sparingly. However, for humans they are still a great staple to include [...]

Study Snacks for Finals

Study Snacks for Finals

Hi Bulls! Finals week is almost here. For most of you, that means late night study sessions and lots of stress. Unfortunately, that also means you’re probably not thinking too much about what you’re eating. But did you know that what we eat has a huge effect on how we feel physically and mentally? Eating [...]

Kachumber Salad

Kachumber Salad

Hi Bulls! This week if you visit the World Flavors station at Juniper Dining Hall, you’ll find a few traditional Indian food items. The flavorful featured options include chicken tikka masala, potato curry, naan bread, and lemon-ginger basmati rice. The spiciest and most colorful menu item is definitely the Kachumber salad (broken into 3 syllables [...]

It’s National Pepper Month

It’s National Pepper Month

Hi Bulls! November is National Pepper Month and we are celebrating the sweetest of them all, bell peppers! This Produce of the Month is a nutritional powerhouse that is as versatile as it is tasty. Bell peppers are a great source of vitamin C which helps our immune system stay strong to keep us healthy. [...]

Let’s Pick Some Apples

Let’s Pick Some Apples

A blog post written by USF Dietetic Intern, Renee Hi Bulls! It has officially been fall the past few weeks. The two major foods that remind me of fall are apples and pumpkins! Since apples are October's produce of the month, we will expand on the benefits of consuming apples and some delicious recipe ideas! [...]