Tag: Gluten Free

Healthy Cooking on a Budget: Quinoa and Vegetable Pilaf

By Emma Balek, Sargent Choice Nutrition Center Practicum Student & Senior Dietetics Student and Sarah Butler Mazerall, MBA, MS, RD, LDN, SCNC Registered Dietitian Recently in the SCNC’s Healthy Cooking on a Budget Class we took on the challenge of making a one dish wonder that gives us all the grains and vegetables we need […]

Test Kitchen: Passover-Approved Flourless Chocolate Walnut Cookies

By Stephanie Smith, Nutrition student with Journalism focus Something I always look forward to is exploring new cultures and religions. Learning about a way of life unlike my own is interesting and exciting. At BU, we’re fortunate to be surrounded by many different cultures and religions that we can learn from. At the test kitchen […]

A Victory for Gluten Free

By Ellie Schulman, Film and Television student, College of Communication A couple weeks ago, the FDA finally announced their ruling on what constitutes a product to be “gluten free.” It was a victory for the members of the gluten free community, who have been awaiting a decision since the FDA first proposed defining the term […]

Test Kitchen: Brownies Made With Beans? Who Knew!

By Julia Brandeis, Dietetics Student, Sargent College Once a month BU’s own Karen Jacobs EdD, OTR/L, CPE, FATOTA hosts the Sargent Choice Test Kitchen-East at the Hillel House Dining Hall on Bay State Road. In addition to featuring Sargent Choice-approved recipes, all foods made are Kosher. All are welcome to come cook, eat, learn, and […]

Gluten Free: Hype or Health?

By Allison Mars, Dietetics Student, Sargent College Walking down the grocery store aisles it’s hard not to notice all the new health claims in bright lettering on some packaged foods “Low fat!” “No cholesterol!” but lately there’s been a new label that’s been gaining a lot of attention, “Gluten-Free”. Almost every product that is gluten […]

Test Kitchen: “KEEN-wah”

By Bianca Tamburello, Dietetics Student, Sargent College This week at Karen Jacob’s Sargent Choice Test Kitchen, we made SC’s Quinoa Stir-Fry with Chickpeas and Veggies. Quinoa has recently received more recognition in the past few years for its health benefits and also its obscure pronunciation. According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, phonetically it is pronounced “keen-wah.” […]


By Briana Caruccio, Graduate Student, 2012 Experience the “Gold of the Incas!” Due to its dense nutritional content and its historic ability to sustain Incan armies, quinoa has been thought of as a sacred grain. Not only is quinoa high in fiber, magnesium, copper, riboflavin, and phosphorous, it is even a complete protein containing all […]