Cashew Cream Tarts by Carla Trochez

Cream filling: 1 cup of cashews, soaked and drained ¼ c water ½ c coconut nectar or sweetener of choice 1 tsp vanilla 1 lemon, juiced and zest  Soak raw cashews overnight or at least two hours prior to starting the recipe. Drain and rinse them. Place them in a blender or food processor. AddContinue reading “Cashew Cream Tarts by Carla Trochez”

Texas State University Nutrition Research

  Texas State University nutrition undergrads, Colton Scott and Taylor McCartney, spent the summer of 2017 performing a data analysis under Lindsey Rambo Menge. Lindsey is a graduate student in the MS in Human Nutrition, and a graduate research assistant with the Texas State University employee wellness program, WellCats. Lindsey’s thesis, conducted under the supervisionContinue reading “Texas State University Nutrition Research”

TSDA’s Annual Nutrition Bowl!!

The 2nd Annual Nutrition Bowl is occurring on April 14, 2018 from 10:50-11:50 AM at the 2018 Texas Academy Annual Conference and Exhibition! Make sure you sign up to represent your school and show off your nutrition and dietetics related knowledge! Sign Up Here! NUTRITION BOWL RULES Each team is composed of four (4) students in aContinue reading “TSDA’s Annual Nutrition Bowl!!”

Vegan French Toast

Ingredients French Toast: 1/2 loaf bread (I prefer Dave’s Killer 21 Whole Grain Bread) 2 TBSP, whole wheat flour 1 TBSP, ground flaxseed  1 tsp, ground cinnamon 1 tsp, cardamom 1c, nut milk (any kind, but I prefer macadamia nut milk) 2 TBSP, nutritional yeast 1 tsp, vanilla extract  Oil, for pan frying Jam/sauce: 1 pound,Continue reading “Vegan French Toast”

Meal Prepping for 2018!

Are you looking to make some healthier choices this new year? We have gathered some great tips from TSDA’s President Kayleigh Kaiser! “I truly believe that the secret to success lies in planning.  As the saying goes, “failing to plan is planning to fail.”  But you have to know how to plan in order toContinue reading “Meal Prepping for 2018!”

Vegan Cornbread Recipe

In perfect time for Thanksgiving, Hayat Muhammed, a TWU Dietetics Student at TWU, has shared her delicious recipe: Vegan Cornbread!   Ingredients  1. 2 Tablespoons ground flax seeds 2. 6 Tablespoons water 3. 1 cup all-purpose flour  4. 1 cup cornmeal 5.  1/4 cup sugar 6.  4 teaspoons baking powder  7. 3/4 teaspoon table salt  8.Continue reading “Vegan Cornbread Recipe”

First Trip to FNCE: Celebrating 100 years in Chicago

Upset you missed FNCE? Interested in going next year? Not sure how to afford FNCE as a student? Don’t worry, we are all there. However, it is important to know going to FNCE as a student is possible!! There are many opportunities for us at dietetic students to be able to attend FNCE. Scholarships, volunteerContinue reading “First Trip to FNCE: Celebrating 100 years in Chicago”

Dietetic Internship Preparation Workshop at TAMU

We had another successful year at the DIPW at Texas A&M University! We were first welcomed by Dr. Boon Chew, PhD and Department Head of Nutrition and Food Science, wishing us all a successful year! Then we were presented by Karen Beathard, MS, RD, LD, FAND, TAMU’s DPD director, on the navigation through the dieteticContinue reading “Dietetic Internship Preparation Workshop at TAMU”