Tagged: June Duan

How to Cook Eggs: Easy Ideas

“This is my invariable advice to people: Learn how to cook- try new recipes, learn from your mistakes, be fearless, and above all have fun!” ― Julia Child, My Life in France For many people, the main thing holding them back from cooking at home is the fear of learning how. Here at the Sargent Choice Nutrition […]

Barbecue Pulled Chicken Sandwich

By June Duan, Dietetics Student, Sargent College With warm weather on its way and Marathon Monday coming up, we wanted to get away from  the usual burger vs. veggie burger vs. hot dog debate and offer an option everyone will enjoy.  We had a plethora of whole wheat hamburger buns and needed something new to […]

Tofu Scramble in the Dining Halls

By June Duan, Dietetics Student, Sargent College   Something is new in the BU dining halls, have you noticed? Vegan and Vegetarian-friendly Tofu Scramble is now being tested during breakfast hours (7-11AM) in all of the dining halls! For those of you not familiar with the dish, a tofu scramble is basically the same as […]

CSA Week 8: Getting In On It

By June Duan, Sargent Student, Sargent College This week’s CSA included eggplants, cherry tomatoes, tomatoes, cucumbers, cubanelle peppers, sweet corn, and basil. Cubanelle peppers: also known as Italian sweets or banana peppers, cubanelle peppers have a sweet flavor and are usually stuffed or used in salads and casseroles. Try slicing them up and putting them […]

CSA Week 7: Fresh Meets Comfort

By June Duan, Sargent Student, Sargent College This week’s CSA box included: Japanese Eggplant, Cherry Tomatoes, Pickling Cucumbers, Summer Squash, Green Peppers, Arugula, Sweet Corn, Beets, Carrots, and Garlic For recipes and ideas see our previous posts here and here. Our own Dietitian Jennifer Culbert has contributed another favorite recipe for eggplants! Skip frying breaded […]

Salads for Summer: Tuscan Tuna Salad

By June Duan, Sargent Student, Sargent College Light, indulgent and well-balanced. This northern Italian twist on simple tuna salad will surely leave you licking the mixing spoon. And there’s about a thousand different ways to eat it too. Prepare it whenever you need a refreshingly crisp and creamy dish with lots of lean protein and […]

Salads For Summer: Napa Valley Chicken Salad Sandwich

By June Duan, SAR Student Summer is here and it is wonderful. So wonderful in fact that it inspires us to make light, crisp salads and lightly seasoned dishes using the bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables spilling out of the markets. Take this classic chicken salad. Our very own Dietetic Intern Kara Cucciano and […]

CSA Week 6: Sweet Corn Days of Summer

By June Duan, SAR Student This week’s CSA from Ward’s Berry Farm at the BU Farmer’s Market included: Blueberries, corn, cucumbers, zucchinis, potatoes, beets, carrots, peas, green beans, and garlic Blueberries: are featured in nearly every health mag – with good reason. They’re packed with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals and are also phenomenally low in […]