Category Archives: In the Kitchen

The Importance of Vitamin D

 By Erin Wyatt A Recent ASU Nutrition Student We all know that vitamins and nutrients are good for us, but do we know why? I personally feel that when I know the exact benefits that a vitamin provides me, the … Continue reading

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“Safe Snacking” Healthy Snacks for Kids

By Alexandra Pettit, AZFB Communications Intern Snacking can be a risky game when it comes to your kids. Finding healthy snacks that they want to eat can be a battle in itself. They want the sugar filled, empty carb snacks … Continue reading

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Growing Healthy Minds & Appetites: The Benefits of School Gardens and Kitchens

By: Cecelia Wilken There is a growing disconnect between farms and tables around the world. With the ease of modern-day groceries and influx of fast-food restaurants around the world, many children grow up without learning the fundamentals of proper nutrition. … Continue reading

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Taco Tomatoes

By Alexandra Pettit AZFB Communications intern Taco tomato is a healthy substitution for the traditional taco. It is a quick and easy option for dinner tonight. You can make substitutions to suit your liking. Ingredients: 1 Tbs. Olive oil 1 … Continue reading

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Delicious Oat Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies

By Angela Bates A Recent ASU Nutrition Student For someone with dietary restrictions, like celiac disease sufferers, food can be a sad experience. Imagine no longer being able to bake and eat your favorite chocolate chip cookies anymore, but everyone … Continue reading

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