8 Healthy Recipes To Save Your Easter Brunch

Easter has always been one of my top three favorite holidays (for a few different reasons). Now that my family (sadly!) no longer organizes an egg hunt for me and my cousins, the reasons have evolved pretty dra...

These are Your 2 New Go-To Smoothie Recipes

All in all, smoothies are a pretty great way to get an abundance of nutrients in in one tasty beverage. They can be extremely nutrient dense, giving you healthy fats, lots of protein, a good amount of carbohydr...
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Your Favorite Asian Sauces, Made Healthy

There's nothing like ordering in Chinese food with your roommates on a Sunday night. But what if you want all the flavor of your favorite Asian dishes without all of the added sodium and sugar? I've got you&nbs...

A Beginner’s Guide to Stir-Fry

Does 20% of your co-op paycheck go towards Asian-style takeout? Try cooking that sweet, sour, and spicy deliciousness from your own (much healthier) kitchen and you’ll save big on dollars, calories, and ti...
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5 Fitness Inspired Drinks to Make This Spring Break

Spring Break - woooooooo! Instead of standing in line for 30 minutes for a $15 pina colada, impress your friends and play bartender. Try one of thesefitness inspired drink recipes that are somewhat he...

Try These Biscuits and Gravy with A Healthy Twist

*Adapted from the Thug Kitchen Cookbook, Rodale Books, 2014* Here is a healthy and protein-packed twist on the southern breakfast specialty. The biscuits alone are very portable and make for a great snack du...

5 Overnight Oats Ideas that Taste Like Dessert

Tired of your usual oatmeal and looking for something sweet (and portable) to bring for breakfast? Give these 5 overnight oats a try! To make, first: add in your base of oats, milk or milk substitute (I use ...
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How To Make Homemade Hot Chocolate

I made gifts out of this awesome recipe for my entire family this past Christmas by filling mason jars with the homemade mix, along with marshmallows and other hot cocoa toppings. It’s got a lot less sugar in i...
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Your Favorite Italian Dinner With A Healthy Twist

 It’s time to bring the classic Lady and the Tramp experience into your own kitchen…but maybe with a little less exaggeration on the Italian chef stereotypes. Spaghetti and meatballs, gone healthy. Th...

The Ultimate Health-Conscious Valentine’s Day Playbook

Ahh Valentine’s Day—a day devoted to that special someone in your life or, if you’re riding solo, a “treat yo-self” day devoted to excessive shopping and food consumption…I regret nothing. No matter who you’...
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Make Your Own Tomato Sauce in Five Easy Steps

Why buy tomato sauce when you can make it at home? Here's how in 5 easy steps:  Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 3-5 cloves of garlic 1, 28 oz. can of crushed tomatoes (any bran...

The Perfect Fridge-Cleaning Minestrone

Cooking in Bulk: Minestrone Soup for an Entire Week This minestrone is the perfect thing to make in bulk when you get snowed in on a Saturday and you need to clean out your fridge. Minestrone is an Italian ...

4 Easy, Healthy Pasta Recipes to Try This Week

Read up here about one of my favorite carbohydrate staples: pasta! And once you’re informed about pasta in all its shapes and sizes, why not give these recipes a try? A big part of cooking for yourself is ad...

Make Coffee Like A Barista (Without Leaving Your Dorm)

Imagine this: you walk into a Starbucks, slightly (very) sleep-deprived and you are greeted with a line packed with other irritable, slightly (very) sleep-deprived students. Once you get to the front, the cashi...

4 Healthy and Incredibly Easy Slow Cooker Recipes

If you live in an apartment in college and you don’t have a crock pot/slow cooker, you need to get one. They are the BEST for meal prep, long days of class or work, or just for when you’re feeling lazy and don’...

Red Velvet Protein Pancakes

Hey Fit University! Looking for a healthy, delicious, and protein-filled breakfast? Check out my video! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Re6aRRyy2U Ingredients: 1 cup oats 1 small beet, high in vita...

Amp Up Your Toast With These Toast Toppers

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Breakfast is what gets you going, sets the tone of your morning, and helps determine what your day is going to be like. We’re all guilty of a little breakfast...

Quick and Macro-Friendly Protein Milk Shake

Trying to eat a predominately healthy diet, it can be tough to find a way to curb your sweet tooth without taking in tons of extra fats and sugars. I definitely fall victim to this... my ice cream cravings can ...

6 Ways to Make Healthy Latkes

  Happy Hanukkah, Fit University! Gosh, this holiday is great. Not only do the Jews get 8 days of gifts and glory, but we all get to indulge in one of the greasiest, most delicious fried treats arou...

No-Bake and Easy-to-Make Granola Bars

As college students, we all know that time gets limited, we're always on the go, and it seems like we're constantly studying. So in order to keep myself fueled with good, healthy, on-the-go snacks, I ...
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3 Ingredient Oatmeal Banana Cookies

Did you know that in a day, an estimated 1.4 million bananas are thrown away? It’s BANANAS!!! Ha, get it?! But it’s crazy to think that so many people don’t utilize their spotty brown bananas. Well, now, you...

3 Macro-Loaded Breakfast Ideas

Think all healthy breakfast options have to be tasteless or boring? Think again, my friend. Here are a few of my favorite recipes to help you fit in a ton of healthy macronutrients for breakfast without sacrifi...
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10 Healthy Pumpkin Recipes You Can Make In Your Dorm

Whip out the pumpkin, it's about get basic. Fall is here and in full swing. The leaves have started to turn, we've broken out the flannels and scarves, and our entire Instagram feed is filled with pictures of ...