Category: Sargent Choice Healthy Dining

Campus Eats: Dining Hall Hacks

Kate Killion, Junior Health Science Student, SAR ’18 Campus dining can be great, especially at BU where students are given lots of tasty options and variety day-to-day. However, as a self-proclaimed chef on a meal plan, I do sometimes miss the creativity that comes along with having a kitchen. To add even more variety to my […]

Mediterranean Chicken Scampi

Ingredients 5 Tbsp olive oil 1/2 medium onion, finely chopped 1 garlic bulb & 1 jalapeño pepper, minced 14.5 oz low-sodium, fat free chicken broth 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice 1/3 cup white wine 1 – 2 tsp crushed red pepper 1 tsp ground black pepper 1 tsp salt 2 – 3 tsp oregano ~35 […]

Orange Scented Beef Stir-Fry

4 servings Ingredients 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken stock 12 oz beef, top sirloin 1 Tbsp cornstarch 1 Tbsp fresh ginger, minced 2 Tbsp low sodium soy sauce 1½ cups onion, chopped 2 Tbsp orange marmalade 2 cups red bell pepper, chopped 1 Tbsp oyster sauce 2 cups broccoli florets 1 Tbsp vinegar 4 cups cooked […]

Heart Healthy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Makes approximately 40 cookies Ingredients 1 cup whole-wheat flour 3 cups old fashioned oats 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/2 cup light butter, salted 1/3 cup light olive oil 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 2 tsp vanilla extract 2 large eggs 1/2 cup ground flax seeds 1 cup raisins […]

Sargent Choice Educational Programs

When we say Sargent Choice is “Outrageously healthy, exclusively BU,” we’re not just talking about food. Our integrated health and wellness services also include comprehensive education programs.  With support from Student Health Services, Dining Services and Athletics, we offer a variety of classes at the Fitness & Recreation Center and counseling services at the Sargent […]

Sargent Choice Food

How do you get thousands of people to choose healthier food options? We realized from the start that Sargent Choice foods would have to satisfy all these criteria: Nutrition Our menus are based on the latest government guidelines on healthy eating. These evidence-based recommendations promote health and reduce the risk of major chronic diseases linked […]

Sargent Choice & You

Here’s a quick nutritional test. Which of these BU students is making better eating choices? Joan and Bonnie are roommates. Bonnie lives on fast food burgers, soft drinks and sweets. She keeps candy bars and chips on hand for late-night snacking. Joan, on the other hand, worries about her weight. She gave up some of […]

Who Needs Sargent Choice?

Sargent Choice foods aren’t just for people who want a healthy weight. They’re also for people who want to improve their tennis game … or their grades. Would you like to have more energy? Better concentration? Feel less hungry between meals? Feel better about yourself? Very simply, everyone who eats can benefit from eating well. […]