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Read what the science says about monk fruit sugar, the newest zero-calorie sweetener getting buzz.
Have you met muesli? It’s similar to granola but rather than mixing in oil and honey prior to baking, you toast the grains plain and add your own honey upon serving (yes, you control the sugar!).
What’s the buzz? Caffeinated beverages hinder hydration — or do they? What does the science say?
Forget what you know about soup. This watermelon gazpacho is a little sweet, a little savory, served cold — and is extremely refreshing.
What’s the buzz? Activated charcoal drinks: Black is the new green (juice). But take a look at what the science says.
For a quick and easy lunch or side dish, fresh green beans are blanched to retain their beautiful vibrant color and are paired with chopped hard-boiled eggs and briny olives.
What’s the buzz? Nutritional yeast is a savory, high-nutrient add-in that you should be sprinkling on everything from pasta to smoothies. What does the science say?
The protein and fiber-packed chickpeas in this gluten-free salad will keep you energized all day.
What’s the buzz? Skim milk is out — and cream-top yogurts and whole-milk lattes are in. What does the science say?
Beautifully flavored with garlic, spicy red pepper flakes, and a splash of vinegar, these greens prove you don’t need to add more salt in order to create more flavor.
Many energy bars come with a long list of ingredients and high dose of sugar. Skip the uncertainty and make your own.
Recovered food and upcycled food scraps have been the stars of sold-out dinners across the nation in the past few years. Check out these tips for how you can be crafty in the kitchen.
Bon Appétit at St. Olaf is fighting food waste and hunger by recovering surplus perishable food from our campus that would otherwise go to waste and donating it to people in need through the Area Learning Center.
Northfield Public School’s – Area Learning Center provides a positive, safe and structured learning environment with block scheduling. They offer independent study for students who are unable to attend during normal school hours and can complete coursework with minimal teacher direction. The Teen Parenting Program provides support, information and skill-building opportunities to expectant teens and teenage parents. With dual enrollment, students can be enrolled in the ALC and another school at the same time.
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Located on the second floor of Buntrock Commons, the Cage offers various made-to-order menu options along with a variety of healthy, freshly-made grab and go items. Enjoy fair trade organic Peace coffee, house made bakery items, 100% organic fruit smoothies, multiple flavors of ice cream, and a vast array of bottled beverages.
Send special treats such as fresh baked cookies, birthday cake, or personalized fortune cookies! Let someone special know that you care.
Do you care about whether your food was grown locally or raised humanely? Or are you more interested in protein vs. carbs?
Whatever your priorities, we can help you chew the right thing. At Bon Appétit, we’re working toward “food service for a sustainable future.” How we define that is a mouthful, but the bottom line is that we strive to cook delicious food that’s good for you, the animals, the workers, the community, and the Earth — because they’re all connected. And we’re proud to be the first food service company to tackle many important issues in these areas.
We’re here to support you by giving the information you need to choose wisely. Visit our Wellness page for a feast of information about the roles our from-scratch cooking, nutritional approach, local sourcing, and other sustainability programs can play on your menu.
Refreshing and juicy but with a toasted complexity that is balanced by the lime, this unique appetizer is as tasty as it is hydrating. Serves 12. 1 medium watermelon Zest of 1 lime 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons lime juice (about 5-6 limes), divided 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 tablespoons honey 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/4…Read More» Read More
When the tops of root vegetables such as radishes and turnips are in good condition, don’t let them go to waste! This recipe transforms radish greens into a bright and simple chimichurri sauce that is a delicious and refreshing topping to many foods from omelets to roasted potatoes. Makes 2/3 cup, enough for about 4-6…Read More» Read More
3 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons olive oil, divided 4 medium carrots, diced 2 cloves garlic, finely diced 1 cup french green lentils 2 cups water 1 bay leaf 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 shallot, finely diced 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper 2 teaspoons fresh thyme, chopped,…Read More» Read More