Tag - Nutrition

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Spook-tacular Healthy Treats for Halloween
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The Great Pumpkin (Pie): Recipes from a Dietetics Major
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A Day in the Life of a Dietetic Student

Spook-tacular Healthy Treats for Halloween

Halloween is coming up DYCers! This time of year normally signals weekend costume parties, Friday nights with back-to-back scary movies and candy…like LOTS OF CANDY. I look forward to Halloween every year because there is never a shortage of cool parties to attend with amazing food and neat costumes to see. From DIY creepy crawly spider cupcakes to Frankenstein finger goodies; I have seen (and eaten) a fair share of Halloween noms that would make me wish I had 2 extra stomachs. But reflecting on our annual tradition, I can’t help but think that perhaps we should start including some[…]

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The Great Pumpkin (Pie): Recipes from a Dietetics Major

For this month’s post, I want to share my findings on the origins of the great pumpkin (maybe a Peanuts reference there) and how we came about to welcoming the pumpkin pie as an iconic food during the harvest season.

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A Day in the Life of a Dietetic Student

How many food and beverage decisions do you think you make in a typical day? Three? Ten? Sixty? The answer is actually closer to 200! Crazy right?! I might even go as far as saying that we exceed that count thanks to our celebrities and gurus promoting their newest diets, detox regimens and personal juicing formulas in the media. Great! Now we have another new food practice you should consider…or not. If you’re not confused, you should be. At least I am. As a dietetics major, my world comes with a nice smoothie blend of praises, scrutiny, criticisms and confusion.[…]

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