Cooking College-Style

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So I may have lied a little bit. I know I said that I’d only post pictures of my “college style” meals, but I decided to be a little creative last night. I decided to make a recipe for Garlic Broccoli Angel Hair Pasta I found while I was searching online for new stuff to eat the other day. In reality, it probably only took about a half hour from prep to completion, but it definitely required a lot more effort than I usually put in for dinner (although that really isn’t saying much since most of my meals are made in the microwave), so I think this can still be considered a “college style” meal! Continue reading

Oh My Veggie!

veggiesI know I expressed my love for carbs in my last post, but have I ever said how much I love veggies? Tonight I made an entire bag of Birds Eye Steamfresh Asian Medley vegetables. And you know what? I ate that whole bag, too. I know I talked about moderation and portion control, but this is arguably the only “meal” I make that I just can’t talk myself out of eating the whole thing. With the entire bag taking only 7 1/2 minutes to cook (in the microwave, may I add), amounting to 226 calories, 1360mg of calcium (360 over the FDA‘s recommended intake!), and 7.6g of protein, these veggies just keep getting better. Continue reading

Turkey Who?

It’s getting to be that time of year again when I start having to listen to people constantly ask me: “But what do you eat at Thanksgiving dinner?” Or my personal favorite: “Don’t you miss eating the turkey?”  Honestly, no. One of the main reasons I’ve stayed a vegetarian for so long is because I don’t miss eating the meat. However, both my sister and I are full-blown vegetarians, and finding things to eat for Thanksgiving has always been the biggest struggle (there are only so many times you can eat plate full of mashed potatoes before you get sick of it). Continue reading