Kitchen utensils to pack for college

Packing for college is exciting! The tough part is deciding what to bring and what to leave behind. Clothes, shower caddies and bedding take priority. But what about cooking gear?

If you plan to make your own meals from time to time, consider taking a look at the list of cooking items I’ve listed below. With this core group of cooking utensils you’ll be able to make good food whether you’re living in a small apartment or sharing a kitchen with hundreds of other students on your dormitory floor.

And before you say “nay” to cooking gear, because you’ll be on a meal plan, keep in mind that the monotony of campus food sets in about halfway through the year. Continue Reading…

Sweet (and healthy) dessert recipe for #college!

Level of Effort: Super Easy
Cost of Ingredients: $2.06
Nutrition Info (1 helping):  216 calories, 2.5 g fat, 7.7 g protein, 4 g fiber, 40.8 g carbs

This sweet fruit dessert, topped with creamy Greek yogurt, is for those of you at the cafe who have worked your ass off over the summer to stay in shape or drop a few unwanted pounds.

It’d truly suck to have all your hard effort flushed down the toilet in the first month back at college by falling victim to the freshman 15, sophomore 20, junior 20 or senior 20.

This healthy dessert can help keep that from happening.

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3 Reason Why You Should Visit Your Campus Farmer's Market

You may have seen a local farmers market sprout up on, or around, your campus. And, you’ve probably heard you should buy fruits and vegetables that are locally grown.

But why buy local when the food often costs more than fruits and vegetables shipped from across the country or overseas?

Even if it happens to be a touch more expensive, consider those extra dollars and cents well spent. Your purchase is beneficial to the environment, you and your campus! Continue Reading…