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Root Veggies Rock!

Written by Dietetics Masters student Scarlett Ball   What are Root Vegetables?  Root vegetables grow underneath the soil and absorb nutrients from the soil.  Health Benefits of Eating Root Vegetables  Root vegetables contain many vitamins and minerals and are great to add to the diet. Many of these vitamins and minerals support our immune system […]

Plant-based Proteins can make for Cheaper and Healthier Meals!

Written by UConn Dietetics Student Bonnie Caulfield Are you thinking about transitioning from a meat-based diet to a plant-based diet? Or maybe just mixing in some plant-based protein sources to your current diet? Whether you eat solely plant-based or are looking to make a small change, plant-based proteins are beneficial in more ways than one! […]

Sheet Pan Dinners for Busy Families! 

Written by UConn Dietetics student Caroline Thiede Making a well-balanced meal for dinner each night can be difficult for some families. If you are low on energy, low on time, or simply want to change it up, try a sheet pan dinner! These recipes require little equipment and clean up, as the majority or all […]