Recipe: Chicken with cranberry/apple chutney

by Gabriel Vega For this recipe I turned to my boyfriends grandmother, Grandma Polly. She’s a phenomenal cook with recipes that’ll turn any bad day into a good one. I’m sure many homesick students will appreciate a recipe like this: Ingredients: 4 boneless chicken breasts 1Tbsp  olive oil 1½ tsp  kosher salt Ground pepper 2 shallots…

Recipe: Salad in a mason jar

by Gabriel Vega This recipe comes from Franklin Pierce alumni Sheryl DeLieto who graduated in 2013. It’s a simple and quick recipe that’s great on the go and packed with nutrients. Ingredients: (Organic when you can) Mixed greens of your choice Cucumbers Cashews Grape tomatoes (Try adding eggs and quinoa if you need more protein)…

Recipe: Eggplant pesto pizza

by Courtney Zorena Instead of buying frozen pizza, make this one filled with yummy eggplant, slices of mozzarella cheese and pesto sauce. You can also add sliced tomatoes as well. Ingredients: One whole eggplant Whole wheat, gluten-free, pizza dough Organic pesto sauce Olive oil Garlic gloves Mozzarella cheese (part-skim, shredded or sliced) One tomato (optional)…

Beverage review: Mama Chia

by Kimberly Dupuis Mama Chia beverage has a gelatinous texture, lightly sweet and refreshing. According to Chia Seed Benefits: 10 Reasons to add chia to your diet “Chia seeds come from a flowering plant in the mint family that’s native to Mexico and Guatemala, and history suggests it was a very important food crop for the…

Recipe: The edible chocolate face mask

by Courtney Zorena As a college student sleep deprivation becomes the norm. This is an edible face mask that will wake both you and your face right up! Enjoy! Ingredients: 2 tablespoons finely ground plain coffee 2 tablespoons cacao powder Add water or almond milk Directions: 1. Mix the coffee and cacao together and add…

Feature: Cracking the Crohn’s code

by Gabriel Vega Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional and the information contained herein is not meant to diagnose, treat, or manage the course of any illness of any individual. Patients suffering illness should determine their treatment options with their licensed physician. No student goes into college expecting to be diagnosed with a chronic…

Recipe: Brussel Sprouts

by Courtney Zorena Don’t be intimidated by these little Brussel sprouts. They have amazing health benefits! Brussel sprouts lower your cholesterol, help prevent cancer, and many cardiovascular diseases. Here is an excellent recipe to get the nutrition you need in a yummy way. Ingredients: 1. 13 Brussel sprouts 2. ½ cup of Balsamic vinaigrette 3.…