Three Easy—and Yummy!—Breakfast Ideas for College Students

Hi everyone! My name is Jessica Bramlett and today I’m writing about my experience recreating recipes!

For this project I decided to surprise my boyfriend by making him breakfast. I tried to recreate 3 different recipes I found on Pinterest from Delish.com. Read more

5 Self Care Strategies for College Students

One of the most important life lessons I ever received was as a TA on a study tour. The college students on the trip were not a cohesive group, and I was discussing ideas with the prof on how to mitigate some of the conflicts. I made a suggestion that was self-sacrificing, and the professor said, “Alana, secure your own mask before assisting others.” I immediately withdrew the suggestion, and it’s been a motto for me ever since. It can be hard to say no to a friend who needs a small (but time consuming) favor, or a club that needs someone to organize an event. But as a college student, you must prioritize self care in order to succeed in your classes, stay healthy and have the energy to give to your friends and clubs.

Take a look at these self care strategies for dorm life. Read more

How To Deal with Food Allergies on Your College Campus

For many new college students, choosing a school is mostly about the study programs that they offer. However, some students also need to know how a school will help them manage their food allergies. Students also need to know how to communicate their needs to services on campus that deal with providing food, such as housing and dining.

I always appreciate knowing my friends’ food concerns as well, so if we make plans together, I don’t bring the wrong kind of snack to a study session (or take a friend with a severe peanut allergy out for Thai food!). What should you be doing to make sure that you stick to your eating program while at college? Read more

Healthy Snacks To Keep Your Brain Active for Finals

It can be tough for a college student to stick to eating healthy food. What do you do when you want something quick and easy? I just grab the bag of greasy chips even though an apple is a much better choice. But recently I’ve learned how to make my own DIY snacks with healthy ingredients.

Reach for healthy snacks as you study for finals. (Credit: Leanne Bakes)

Reach for healthy snacks as you study for finals. (Credit: Leanne Bakes)

Now, dorm food doesn’t have to mean eating empty calories. Let me show you what I mean. Read more

Don’t Want To Pay $9 For The Unicorn Latte? Make It In Your Dorm!

I’m always on the lookout for crazy new drinks, especially healthy beverages, to indulge my café cravings. Hearing the name “unicorn latte”? Color me intrigued! While even I’m skeptical of paying $9 for a latte (reportedly the drink’s price where it originated at The End Brooklyn), when I started looking into the unicorn latte I discovered there are other unicorn beverages out there, too, like the unicorn hot chocolate.

Try the latest craze in food trends, the unicorn latte. (Credit: Instagram)

Try the latest craze in food trends, the unicorn latte. (Credit: Instagram)

If you want your drink pretty, tasty, and possibly healthy, too, you’ll want to check out this trend in unicorn drinks! Read more

Quick and Healthy Meal Ideas For College Students

Leaving home for college can be pretty exciting and cool. But there can be some downsides as well, especially when it comes to dorm food.

Create a new recipe with our meal ideas. (Credit: Budget Bytes)

Create a new recipe with our meal ideas. (Credit: Budget Bytes)

If you’re a college student on the hunt for some healthy meal ideas that you can make quickly, I’ve got some cooking tips to help you improve your at-school dining options. It’s time to learn to cook! Read more

Delicious Ramen Recipes You Can Make In Your Dorm Room

Okay, I’ll admit it. Once I moved into a college dorm that had its own kitchen, I did not frequent the campus Dining Hall, but I also didn’t want to spend a ton of money on food. Enter: ramen.

Give your ramen meals a makeover with these recipes. (Credit: Serious Eats)

Give your ramen meals a makeover with these recipes. (Credit: Serious Eats)

True, the noodles can get old if you don’t do much with them, but if you check out these DIY recipes for ramen, you’ll have a much wider variety of ways to eat on the cheap. Read more

Healthy Eating Hacks For Students On The Go

Just because you’re always on the go doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy healthy food. As a college student, it’s important to fuel your body and brain with nutritious food to give you energy and stamina. A balanced diet doesn’t always have to mean just carrots and celery.

There are plenty of delicious and easy-to-make meals that travel well. You can even stay healthy when you eat fast food if you know what to order. Read more

DIY Ideas To Spice Up Your Ramen Soup Recipes

Ramen soup is a staple food for college students. It’s dirt cheap, has some protein (but way too much salt), is really easy to cook, is a warm comforting food and is fun to eat.

Get fancy with your ramen game. (Credit: Delish)

Get fancy with your ramen game. (Credit: Delish)

Here are some DIY ideas for spicing up your boring ramen routine. Read more

7 Tips to Stay Healthy on College Campus

College can be stressful, so that’s even more reason to follow some college tips for good health and nutrition on college campus.

One of the best ways to stay healthy. (Credit: QueensCare)

One of the best ways to stay healthy. (Credit: QueensCare)

I know stress eating can be tempting, but trust me, these health tips will leave you feeling better about yourself and about college life. Read more