Tagged: Holiday

Have a Healthy Thanksgiving

By Sarah Butler, Registered Dietitian, Sargent Choice Nutrition Center Picture Source Want to celebrate Thanksgiving with lots of good food but not overindulge? This year, challenge yourself to a healthy Thanksgiving Day, from sunrise to sunset.  Here are some healthy steps: Don’t skip breakfast! “Saving” calories for the Thanksgiving meal by eliminating your morning can […]

Healthy Recipes Perefect for 4th of July Celebrations

Picture Source   By Kelli Swensen, Dietetics Student, Sargent College With warm weather around the country, there is bound to be a bunch of neighborhood and family Fourth of July celebrations. Grilling is a great way to not only make delicious foods filled with summer flavors, but it is also a healthy option for preparing […]

Holiday Parties: Sargent Choice Style

By Kelli Swensen, Dietetics Student, Sargent College The holidays have become synonymous with casserole dishes and cookie platters. I’m sure many of you have been invited to at least one food-filled holiday party, or you may even be the brave soul hosting, this week. Either way, the decision of what to make can sometimes be […]

Show Me the Latkes!

By Bianca Tamburello, Dietetics Student, Sargent College The fear of finals along with excitement for winter break rolled into Karen Jacobs’ Sargent Choice Test Kitchen this week. I was so excited to celebrate my first Hanukah with Karen and my second family at the test kitchen. In honor of the celebration, Karen taught us how […]

Holiday Festivities and Food Here I Come!

By Bianca Tamburello, Dietetics Student, Sargent College The sweet scent of gingerbread swirling around Karen Jacob’s Sargent Choice Test Kitchen last week put me in the Holiday spirit. Returning to my dorm from the test kitchen, I joyfully worked on my homework as I listened to the “Christmas Song” station on Pandora radio. Gingerbread instantly […]

Thanksgiving Side Dish Challenge: SC Honey Roasted Parsnips, Sweet Potatoes, and Apples

By Kelli Swensen, Dietetics Student, Sargent College In a place centered around food, you can bet that the Sargent Choice Nutrition Center is overflowing with recipes and recipe ideas that are just waiting to be tried out and approved. Our own Sarah Butler, RD, challenged AEC Exercise Physiologist Mike Lagomarsine, MS, CSCS, USAW, to make […]

Healthier Halloween: Keep Your Costume the Scariest Part of Your Night

By Alli Mars, Dietetics Student, Sargent College Dentists’ least favorite day of the year is upon us…Halloween. It’s a day full of fun costumes and plenty of sweets and treats. Everyone loves to go candy crazy on Halloween but we have some tips to make this day a little less sugar filled but still just […]

Green on St. Patty’s Day

By Elizabeth Jarrard, Dietetics Student, Sargent College Happy St Patrick’s Day from Sargent Choice! Image Source We hope you’re not only wearing green, but eating green today! Why should you be green with envy when snacking on an emerald fruit or veggie?  Green colored fruits and veggies contain a wide variety of vitamins, minerals and […]

Eat Well with Janel + National RD Day

By Elizabeth Jarrard, Dietetics Student, Sargent College March is National Nutrition Month and March 9th is National Registered Dietitian Day, and the team of RDs here at the Sargent Choice Nutrition Center would love to give you the 411 on what RDs do! Registered Dietitians are the food and nutrition experts who can translate the science […]

The “Perfect Dish” Should Not Only Be Meant for Celebrating Chinese New Year

By Cheryl Lu, Dietetic Intern, Nutrition & Fitness Center at Sargent College Celebrating for Chinese New Year is the equivalent of Super Bowl events for many Chinese Americans. Having been moved to and lived in North America for nearly two decades, Chinese New Year celebrations are definitely something that my family practices diligently every year. […]