By Sabrina Katz, Staff Writer@sabrina_katz Unlike their picante cousin the jalapeno, bell peppers are a mild, sweet pepper that are used widely in savory dishes. These green, red, yellow and orange veggies are crunchy and delicious, making them the perfect raw snack to munch on or use as a base for another dish. Bell peppers are […]

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By Sabrina Katz, Staff Writer@sabrina_katz To-ma-to, to-mah-to! This week, I’m focusing on tomatoes and showing you why they should be a part of your diet. Tomatoes are a wonderful source for nutrients and are featured in plenty of different world cuisines. There are many different types of tomatoes: cherry, Roma, heirloom, and more! The smaller […]

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By Sabrina Katz, Staff Writer@sabrina_katz Thanks to Eve, Isaac Newton and Steve Jobs, the marvelous apple has become an icon known for its sweet taste and simplicity. That’s exactly how apples are in the minds of healthful eaters everywhere: a sweet and simple snack that’s easy to take wherever you go! There’s a reason the […]

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By Sabrina Katz, Staff Writer @sabrina_katz No, you didn’t read that title wrong. If you’ve ever heard of an American breakfast, it usually consists of fried eggs, sausage and pancakes. Fortunately, under the right circumstances, those pancakes can actually be healthy for you! Whole wheat pancakes that are made with fruit or nuts can give […]

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By Sabrina Katz, Staff Writer @sabrina_katz If you’re looking for an eggs-ellent way to stay healthy, look no further: eggs are a wonderful source of protein and healthy fats that should be incorporated into everyone’s diet! Eggs are versatile too, and can be eaten in tons of ways so that you never get bored of […]

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By Sabrina Katz, Staff Writer @sabrina_katz Whoever said rabbit food isn’t any good needs to check again. Carrots, whether its the shredded stuff you see in a salad or the addictive baby ones, are both delicious and nutritious. Not only do they contain beta-carotene, which is responsible for that gorgeous orange hue, they are also […]

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By Sabrina Katz, Staff Writer @sabrina_katz Move over, Iceberg and Romaine! Spinach is the way to go when it comes to making the perfect salad bed or side dish because of its many health benefits. An entire cup contains only 30 calories, and includes tons of other nutritional perks. And spinach contains more potassium than a […]

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By Sabrina Katz, Staff Writer @sabrina_katz If you think drinking coffee every morning to wake yourself up is a bad habit, think again! Though some believe that having coffee each day can have bad consequences, studies have shown that a cup of Joe can actually give you health benefits. For one, drinking several cups of […]

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By Sabrina Katz, Staff Writer @sabrina_katz The idea that cucumbers are only useful to treat dark under-eye circles while your face mask does the real work is long gone. These green veggies are wonderful to eat because of the mild flavor that lends itself to culinary dishes really well. Cucumbers also provide a crunchy texture, […]

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By Sabrina Katz, Staff Writer @sabrina_katz Bananas are known as a great source of potassium, which helps keep muscles from cramping and keeps your blood pressure normal. But there are so many more reasons you should eat bananas every day (no reason to be scared out of eating them due to Banana University)! This nutrition-packed […]

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