Category Archives: Green Matters

Spring cleaning; how to reuse scraps for homemade cleaning supplies

By Erika Guzman a Recent ASU Nutrition Student   Spring may be here, but the weather does not prove anything for many of us! However, if you’re the type that loves to clean out the old musty winter smells and … Continue reading

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Cooking with Toddlers: Tips and tricks for including your youngster in the kitchen.

By Cecelia Wilken, Current ASU Nutrition Student I love cooking and I love food. From baking bread to smoking meats, there is no ingredient or technique that I am not eager to try. So many memories of mine revolve around … Continue reading

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Filling Your Plate With Beets

By Sarah LeVesque, Recent ASU Nutrition Student Beta vulgaris! Almost sounds like a spell in a whimsical film on sorcerers. But it won’t make beets appear on your plate. If it did, you’d be filling your plate with vital nutrients … Continue reading

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The Wonders of Lettuce

By Kevann Jordan, Recent ASU Nutrition Student Lettuce is a vegetable that has taken the back seat over the past few years. All the attention has been on kale and its amazing nutritional contents. While kale does have great nutritional … Continue reading

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Nutrition for the Life Cycle Series – Nutrition During School-Age Years

By Emily Carver, Recent ASU Nutrition Student This is part five of a five-part series on nutrition within the lifecycle. Read part one, part two, part three and part four.   Children truly blossom during the school-age years, and it’s … Continue reading

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