Tagged: Ashley Packer

Is Your Sandwich a Big Mac in Disguise?

Whether you’re packing a picnic to bring to the beach or brown-bagging lunch for work, sandwiches are a lunchtime staple. While a sandwich can be a convenient, healthy option, it can also be chock full of unhealthy ingredients. To help avoid a nutrition downfall, Ashley Packer has some great tips for building a healthy sandwich […]

Spinach? In a Smoothie?!

By Ashley Packer, Dietetic Intern, Sargent Choice Nutrition Center As an intern working with Sargent Choice, one of my responsibilities was to come up with new smoothie recipes for the Late Night Café. Previously, the smoothies were made with a small amount of frozen fruit and soft serve mix….sounds more like a milk shake to […]

Berry-Mango Smoothie Goodness

By Ashley Packer, Dietetic Intern, Sargent Choice Nutrition Center As you may have seen in our previous blog post for the Purple Power Smoothie, Sargent Choice has been coming up with some new smoothie recipes for BU’s Late Night Café. Our Purple Power smoothie showed great promise when we tested it at the freshmen orientation […]

CSA Week 2: Introducing Fruits and Vegetables

By Ashley Packer, Dietetic Intern, Sargent College This week’s CSA included: Strawberries, Lettuce, Spring Onions, Arugula, Collard/Mustard greens, Beets, Garlic Scapes, and Dill. This is our second week receiving our CSA box from Ward’s Berry Farm and Boston University’s Farmers Market and we are having a blast coming up with great recipes ideas to taste […]