Tag: Quinoa

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: Avocado Quinoa Salad Minus the Lettuce

By Bianca Tamburello, Dietetics Student, Sargent College Every Wednesday Karen Jacobs EdD, OTR/L, CPE, FAOTA hosts the Sargent Choice Test Kitchen in Stuvi 2 Apt. 2302 from 8-11pm. She kindly welcomes the BU community to test new Sargent Choice recipes while we eat, talk and play Bananagrams. Check out the Sargent Choice event calendar and joins […]

Sneak Peek into Healthy Cooking on a Budget

Did the class Healthy Cooking on a Budget fill up before you got a chance to register? Well have no fears! I’m here to give you the inside scoop along with a delicious SCNC recipe!

The SCNC recognizes that eating well on a budget, especially a student’s budget, can be quite challenging. Each week Lauren Ferraro MS, RD teaches BU students how to stretch their dollar and get proper nutrition at the same time.

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.” […]

Healthy Recipe: Meatballs!

By Caitlin Quinn, BU Dietetic Intern I prepared this basic meatball recipe in our Healthy Cooking on a Budget class.  Who says all beef is bad?  This meatball recipe uses 93% lean beef and fresh vegetables and quinoa for added flavor and fiber!  This recipe is quick and easy but versatile as well.  If you’re […]

Test Kitchen: Tackling Quinoa and Risotto with One Recipe

By Allison Mars, Dietetics Student, Sargent College     Going to the Sargent Choice Test Kitchen in Prof. Jacob’s apartment is my favorite way to spend a Wednesday night, and Wednesday, November 17th, Quinoa Risotto with Arugula and Parmesan was on the menu. People have pre-conceived ideas about both quinoa and risotto, assuming that both […]