‘Easy Eats’ Posts

Should I Start Juicing?

Should I Start Juicing?

There’s a lot of hype surrounding the juicing craze, thanks to endorsements by various celebrities and diet-lovers, as well as the documentary on Netflix, “Fat, Sick, & Nearly Dead.” That doesn’t necessarily mean juicing is right for you. We’ve compiled some information about juicing, as well as a few of the reasons for and arguments ...

8 Easy Foods for College Entertaining

8 Easy Foods for College Entertaining

Yes, I understand, sometimes we like to pretend like we’re real adults doing real adult things. We don’t do this by balancing our checkbooks or setting up IRAs. No, we do this by drinking wine out of big kid cups and throwing cocktail parties. You might make your friends wear a nice, respectable outfit (i.e. ...

5 Ways To Improve Your Ramen

5 Ways To Improve Your Ramen

Okay, any way you slice it, those fried and dried instant ramen noodles are NOT good for you. However, we appreciate the difficulty of a college budget, and have compiled a list of ways to improve your ramen feast, and make it a little healthier. Related: We Love Ramen (Infographic) First of all, for those ...

10 Healthy-ish Snacks To Keep In Your Dorm Mini Fridge

10 Healthy-ish Snacks To Keep In Your Dorm Mini Fridge

That damn dorm mini-fridge is not forgiving with the space. But if you focus, you could keep some tasty morsels in your dorm mini fridge that won’t make you go up that extra size by the end of the semester. Take heed. 1. Popsicles/Flavor Ice If you want to be the center of attention, this is ...

Good Eats On A College Budget

Good Eats On A College Budget

The terms “eating well” and college don’t usually go together. College meals for most of us usually include a range of hot pockets, pizzas, ramen and everything that is the polar opposite of healthy. So how can you get your Iron Chef on and make your diet a little better than flaming hot Cheetos and ...

5 Cheap Sweet Drinks That Are Good For You

5 Cheap Sweet Drinks That Are Good For You

Do you think that Freshman 15 comes from food? Not all the time. It’s way easier to drink your calories than eat them. Most folks need about 1500-1800 daily calories for a normal, healthy diet. One 16 oz. coke is 200. Three sodas in a day can kill a third of your daily allowance for ...

5 Cheap Cold-Killing Foods

5 Cheap Cold-Killing Foods

You cannot escape a cold. Unless you managed to get a single at the dorm you’re sharing dirty air with roommates. Outside your place there’s a campus packed with folks full of diseases, conditions and fungi coursing through their veins. And they can’t wait to cough or sneeze into their hand before they shake yours. ...

8 Cheap Toaster Oven Meals That (Mostly) Everybody Likes

8 Cheap Toaster Oven Meals That (Mostly) Everybody Likes

A toaster oven is an oven the size of a toaster. Petite, but powerful, it’s an ingenious tool that allows the flexibility of cooking full meals without the trouble of owning a full oven. No having a gas line installed in your place and no paying for gas. You just plug it in, prepare, cook ...

All You’ll Ever Need To Know About Making Sandwiches

All You’ll Ever Need To Know About Making Sandwiches

The sandwich is perhaps the most celebrated form of food in America. If you count a hamburger- nature’s most perfect food- as a brand of sandwich, then it isn’t even close. Wraps? You’ve got to be kidding me. No one likes wraps. Sandwiches are easy, even for college kids to make. But sadly many college ...

3 Classic Smoothie Recipes

3 Classic Smoothie Recipes

Even though Jamba Juice sashayed onto the scene back in 1990, their 769 locations should tell you that smoothies have become so much more than a fad. From all-raw juicing to decadent milkshake-like concoctions, smoothies are certainly a top seller across the United States and around the world. Whether you’re going for health, convenience, or ...

Easy Eats: Recipes from “Game of Thrones”

Easy Eats: Recipes from “Game of Thrones”

If you’ve ever watched Game of Thrones on an empty stomach, you’ve probably gotten more than slightly jealous that the people of Westeros get to eat such delicious looking meals. In fact, if you could watch Arya tear into mutton stew served in a bread bowl and not want a taste, something is wrong with ...

Navigating the “Healthy” Dining Hall Options

Navigating the “Healthy” Dining Hall Options

So you’re trying to avoid that Freshman 15, or you’re trying to shed that sophomore 30. Either way, navigating the dining hall options can be tricky business for college students. Whether you’re a newbie to the game, or you’ve been hitting this spot for 6 semesters, here are some important guidelines to stay slim without ...

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