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Easy and healthy meals to make off-campus

Chick pea crepes are an easy source of protein whether you are a vegetarian or not.
Isabella Alessandrini, Culture Columnist September 20, 2018

If you are living off-campus with no meal plan, don’t worry! Here are a few satisfying and speedy recipes based around healthy complex carbohydrates and veggies that will come together in 40 minutes...

A comforting, quick pasta dish

A comforting, quick pasta dish
Charlotte Fisher November 9, 2016

As temperatures drop, warm and comforting meals are essential. This vegetable-pasta dish is just that. And with a big basket of organic veggies, this recipe is the way to go. It’s great for a quick meal...

A new use for your squash

A new use for your squash
Charlotte Fisher November 3, 2016

Why waste a dish when nature can provide you with one? It was hard to miss the large buttercup squash that was sitting in my Intervale Food Hub basket this week. This squash has a dark green skin and...

Keeping the dish simple

Charlotte Fisher October 27, 2016

This week’s lesson is in simplicity. The Intervale Food Hub delivered another beautiful basket: Bright green Brussel sprouts,  crunchy carrots, crisp spinach, sweet pears and fresh-from-the-ground potatoes. But...

A pizza made from fresh, local ingredients

A pizza made from fresh, local ingredients
Charlotte Fisher October 19, 2016

This week’s basket from the Intervale Food Hub brought together butternut squash, zesty arugula and sweet yellow onions. And I brought them even closer atop a whole-wheat crust. Easy to assemble, fast...

Easy fixes for your growing pile of produce

Charlotte Fisher October 14, 2016

It’s week five of Intervale Food Hub’s fall season and if you’re anything like me, you have a growing pile of shallots, carrots, peppers and apples sitting on your kitchen table with no idea what...

The season for squash

The season for squash
Charlotte Fisher October 5, 2016

Fall is upon us and I think we all know what that means: pumpkin everything. But let’s not be closed-minded, people. There are plenty of other squash varieties, like the Delicata Squash;, a winter...

Fresh ingredients for the perfect summer salad

Charlotte Fisher September 21, 2016

Tuesday afternoon with a bag in hand I arrived to pick up my first basket of the semester from the Intervale Food Hub. The day before I had received a newsletter that detailed what I should expect...

An off-campus quick fix made in just five minutes

Charlotte Fisher September 2, 2016

The fall semester is upon us and for many upperclassmen this will be their first year living somewhere other than the dorms. Moving out of the dorms and into an apartment or house off-campus can be...

Gourmet dessert fix in minutes

Gourmet dessert fix in minutes
Charlotte Fisher March 18, 2016

It’s 2 a.m. after a long Friday night. You just trekked back home from a frat party that got busted by the cops. You’re tired, slightly intoxicated and most of all, hungry. And we’re not talking...

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