Category Archives: Vegetables

The Humble Sweet Potato

By Morgan Crawford a recent ASU student   Did you know that sweet potatoes are in season? Ah, the humble sweet potato. Such a simple food that is packed with delicious and nutritious potential. This root vegetable grows in moist, … Continue reading

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The Art of Mindful Eating: Slowing Down to Savor the Moment

By Cecelia Wilken, Recent ASU Nutrition Student When was the last time you ate? Maybe a few hours ago? Can you recall what you had? If you’re like most of us in today’s fast-paced society, you probably can’t remember. That’s … Continue reading

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Children vs. Vegetables: Tips for Handling your Picky Eater.

By Cecelia Wilken, Current ASU Nutrition Student   “You’re not leaving that spot until you eat everything on your plate.”   This was a common phrase used by my parents when trying to get my younger brother and me to … Continue reading

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All Things Spaghetti Squash

By Morgan Crawford, Recent ASU Nutrition Student   We made it to October! With the scorching, Arizona heat almost behind us, fall is in sight. Get ready for pumpkin spice, hot apple cider, and sweater weather. Fall is by far … Continue reading

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The Importance of Vitamins in the Early Stages of Life

By Jessica Bombace, Recent ASU Nutrition Student   There has been controversy about vitamins since as long as I can remember. As a child, I remember my mother having myself, along with my three siblings, take vitamins. I always just … Continue reading

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