‘Food’ Posts

Quick Tip: Curb Your Appetite with the ‘Apple Rule’

In many circles, the term “Apple Rule” may be associated with accounting tricks used by tech companies to record sales in real time. But for the purpose of this tip, the term will be used to help those with over-eating issues fight hunger pangs. It’s one of the most important rules from food journalist and ...

Tips for Celebrating National Grilled Cheese Day

Besides being a beautiful Friday, today is the official launch day for both the iPhone on T-Mobile and Facebook Home, an Android homescreen built around the social network. Oh, and it just happens to be National Grilled Cheese Day, a day we’ll use as an excuse to enjoy one of the most satisfying sandwiches ever ...

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 ...

Nutella Causes Craze at Columbia

Columbia University‘s recent introduction of Nutella to school dining has proved to be overwhelmingly popular, as students are reportedly consuming up to 100 pounds of the hazelnut chocolate spread per day. Nutella began being offered in Columbia’s dining hall last month after being requested by a student council member. Since that time, students have allegedly ...

How To Use Your Dining Hall

Your school’s dining hall is something you don’t appreciate until you lose your meal plan. It’s all “this is terrible salmon” until, as a Senior, you realize: it’s all the salmon you can eat. As a soon-to-be-graduate, I recently toured my school’s dining hall on a friends swipe and what I saw was nothing short ...

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 ...

How Accurate are Nutrition Labels?

Calorie counting is the foundation of weight loss for many. It’s simple: create an overall calorie deficit, determined by your weight, and your body will shred pounds over time. However, keeping track of your calorie intake is dependent on nutrition labels and numbers declared on restaurant menus and websites. But how accurate are these listings? ...

8 Reasons To Keep Citrus Fruits on Hand

South American countries are really onto something with their abundant use of lemons, limes, and hybrids of the two. From sanitizing your cutting board to sprucing up your Bud Light, here are some great reasons to turn to natural citrus fruits for daily life. 1. Salad Dressing (Any) The fastest, healthiest, and easiest way to ...

5 Ways to Curb Your Appetite Before and After a Holiday

We all want to enjoy the sumptuous gluttony of the holidays, but our waistbands can’t really afford the extra 2,000 calories a day. Not to mention the stomachaches and food comas to follow. Here are a couple of silly ways to help trick yourself into eating less this holiday season, so you can make the ...

5 Easy College Cooking Tips

Food. It’s delicious. But making it can sometimes take time, effort, and money. Plus, you can screw up. As someone who self-taught myself from absolute ignorance (I screwed up hot dogs) I can give you some fool-proof easy, delicious, and simple tips for feeding yourself like a human being. 1. Make It Truly Fool-Proof A ...

Finding the Recipe for Smarter Shopping

Finding the Recipe for Smarter Shopping

Warning! You may save lots of money and become a pro grocery shopper by the end of this article. Did you know that grocery stores are strategically designed to target the wallets of unorganized shoppers? When you walk in, what do you see? Magazines, cookies, sodas and buy-one-get-one (BOGO) items, right? The strategy: Shoppers must ...