Snacks should be incorporated into busy schedules

One of the worst things about being gluten-free? It’s hard to snack. I’m not talking about those celebrities who say that their favorite snack is “celery.” Fact: Celery is not a snack — it’s just God’s way of saying, “Hungry? Here’s something awful for you to eat.” No, when you’re a busy college student trying […]

Gluten eating habits are hard to break

Sometimes — or perhaps all of the time — bad habits are difficult to break. Smoking, drinking, drugs — but what about gluten? Yes, that gluten: The protein found mostly in wheat products. Gluten-free people can indulge in moderation One might assume that when you find out you need to go gluten free, it’s as […]

LA falls short of culinary variety

Los Angeles is certainly a haven for foodies: Copious restaurants with every kind of taste and style are spread across our grand city. Sure it can get a bit expensive, but if you’re ever down to step away from campus and experience delicious food with your friends or family, then you’ll have no problem finding […]

New findings are not a real source of panic

The caramel color found in cola drinks such as Coca-Cola is contaminated with carcinogens, according to the Center for Science in the Public Interest, a non-profit consumer advocacy group. The type of caramel coloring used for sodas isn’t what might come to mind when you think of the word “caramel.” Instead of simply melted or […]

Boosting up your diet with potatoes

Po-tay-toes, Po-tah-toes: Why potatoes are sexy. Even if you’re not a foodie, you might have been asked this question from a random Facebook survey: “If you were a food, what would you be?” As far as I know, no one has ever replied, “I want to be a potato!” And that got me thinking: Why […]

Going raw: uncooked foods can add to any healthy diet

“Guess what’s in it,” I told my dad as he licked the spoon and pondered my new batch of lime pudding. “There are only three ingredients.” The lime flavor was obvious, and I had already told him about my addition of the natural sweetener Stevia. “What could the third be?” he wondered. “Milk?” “Nope. Avocado.” […]