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Readers, Digest: Breakfast parfait

Readers, Digest: Breakfast parfait

Christina Saschin
May 9, 2014
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Studying for finals is becoming a top priority. Many people want a magical recipe that will get them through finals and help them ace their classes. While this does not exist, I can say that breakfast is quite important. Our brain runs solely on glucose that can be obtained by eating carbohydrates. T...

Readers, Digest: Rice-filled bell peppers

Readers, Digest: Rice-filled bell peppers

Christina Saschin
May 3, 2014
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Using a vegetable as a bowl is a fun way to present a dish. For this recipe, I put wild rice into a bell pepper to give it more color and to hold a shape. Wild rice contains more protein and fiber than brown rice and also takes a longer time to cook than white rice. Total Time: 40 minutesYield: 1 serving...

Readers, Digest: Rustic potato breakfast stack

Readers, Digest: Rustic potato breakfast stack

Christina Saschin
April 25, 2014
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Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day. I was inspired to make a potato and egg sandwich with scrambled eggs and hash browns, but instead of using a muffin for the base of this sandwich, I used a potato and then topped it off with an egg and cheese.Ham, bacon or fresh tomatoes can also be added to...

Readers, Digest: Spring veggie wrap

Readers, Digest: Spring veggie wrap

Christina Saschin
April 21, 2014
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This semester, a few of my friends have tried going on a vegan diet. I think the most difficult part of being a vegan is making sure to incorporate protein in meals. When trying to make a vegan meal, think about the different types of ingredients you can add instead of what you are eliminating. The variet...

Readers, Digest: Chocolate Easter egg nests

Readers, Digest: Chocolate Easter egg nests

Christina Saschin
April 20, 2014
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The joy of Easter can be shared with everyone. In my house, any holiday is an excuse to make some themed treats. I made some chocolate Easter nests using pretzels and adding some chocolate eggs to celebrate.Total Time: 30 minutesYield: 4 nestsIngredients:1 cup pretzels3/4 cup melting chocolate12 mini c...

Readers, Digest: Grilled corn salad

Readers, Digest: Grilled corn salad

Christina Saschin
April 12, 2014
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The evenings are getting warmer, which makes it possible to cook and eat outside. Most of these ingredients can be found at the farmers market and incorporated into this recipe. You can eat this salad as a main dish or as side dish with grilled chicken or meat patties. Black-eyed peas are high in fiber,...

Readers, Digest: Rosemary lemon baked chicken

Readers, Digest: Rosemary lemon baked chicken

April 6, 2014
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I am always impressed with how detailed Nicholas Sparks writes. After reading some of my favorite novels by him, such as "Dear John" and "The Lucky One," I wanted to make a dinner that takes a little bit longer to make.The recipes and dinners that are featured in Sparks’ novels are filled with ...

Readers, Digest: Cinnamon baked apples

Readers, Digest: Cinnamon baked apples

Christina Saschin
April 1, 2014
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Baking a whole apple pie just for your roommate and yourself is not practical. This apple dessert works great as a single serving and gives you the ability to play with different flavors. I got the idea for making individual baked apples because I like miniaturizing desserts, like with cupcakes. All you ...

READERS, DIGEST: Soyrizo with egg whites and sweet potatoes

March 28, 2014
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Published 2013-04-24T06:00:00Z"/> opinion/columnists features Alexandra Archuleta<iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/zGAvaw7zbyM" frameborder="0" width="300" height="247"></iframe> Breakfast has always been my favorite meals. Growing up, I’d have the usual oatmeal, French...

READERS, DIGEST: Birthday cake cookies

March 28, 2014
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Published 2013-03-13T06:00:00Z"/> features opinion/columnists/columnist_two Alexandra Archuleta<iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/ZZ6kvMNHf6Q" frameborder="0" width="300" height="247"></iframe>   I was forced to kiss my carefree teenage years goodbye and enter adulthood when ...

READERS, DIGEST: Quinoa with Latin Flavors

March 28, 2014
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Published 2013-02-13T03:00:00Z"/> features opinion/columnists Alexandra ArchuletaQuinoa has been a part of my regular diet for as long as I can remember, so when I came to Chico State and none of my friends had heard of it, much less tried it before, I was shocked. Quin-what? It’s quinoa....

READERS, DIGEST: Blueberry tart with walnut crust

March 28, 2014
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Published 2013-05-01T06:00:00Z"/> features opinion/columnists Alexandra Archuleta<iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/IZueBrs5vAk" frameborder="0" width="300" height="247"></iframe> My mind has almost completely checked out for the summer. My library study hours have been r...

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