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Culinary Club Workshop Healthful Asian Cuisine

Over the weekend, Furman students gathered for a Culinary Club workshop featuring Healthful Asian Cuisine.  Special thanks to Furman student Yolanda Jiang for sharing her expertise and leading the workshop.  We had quite a delicious feast! Bok Choy Stir Fry with Cashews  Stir Frying is all about applying heat quickly over a large surface area.  […]

White Bean and Tuna Salad

White Bean and Tuna Salad Warm weather is in the forecast for next week!  Looking for something cool and fresh to make? Try this white bean and tuna salad.  Rinse and drain canned navy or cannelinni beans.  Mix with canned (or pouch) light tuna, grape tomatoes,  red bell peppers,  chopped marinated artichokes with juice, parsley, lemon […]

The “New” Carolina BBQ Sandwich

One of my favorite childhood memories was eating a BBQ sandwich every year at our family vacation at the Outer Banks of North Carolina.   The blend of the smoky BBQ sauce, cool cole slaw, and soft sesame seed bun was amazing. Since I have lost my taste for heavy foods like that, I recreated […]

Smashed Chickpea and Avocado Sandwich with Cilantro and Lime

  This is one of my favorite plant-based sandwiches.  Rinse and drain canned chickpeas.  Smash them and ripe avocado with the back of a fork.  Add finely chopped cilantro, red onion, the juice of a lime, and a little salt.  Layer with your favorite sandwich toppings (fresh spinach leaves, tomato slices, fresh sprouts) on a […]

Incorporating Fatty Fish

Thinking about fish for dinner tonight?  Research suggests that may be a smart move. Fish are excellent sources of protein, vitamins and minerals.  Some varieties of fish are exceptionally high in the omega-3 fatty acids known as eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA).  Research suggests that individuals who regularly consume fish may experience up […]

Seasonal Recipe Contest for Dining Hall

Have a tasty recipe for strawberries, sweet potatoes, asparagus, turnips, or alfalfa sprouts?  Enter Furman’s Environmental Action Group Recipe Contest.  Submit your recipe to the Dining Hall.  The winning recipes will be featured in the Dining Hall for the entire campus to enjoy throughout the month of April!

The Body Project: Encouraging Healthy Body Images among Furman Students

The Furman Psychology Department is pleased to bring an exciting new program to campus called “The Body Project.” The Body Project helps to foster healthy body images by exploring how society affects our ideals of beauty. Want to learn more?  Check out this info:   The Body Project is an evidence-based body image improvement program […]

Meet the Wellness Expert: Julie Goldberg

  Furman is filled with wellness experts.  Get to know some of them in our new feature:  Meet the Wellness Expert. Today, we are pleased to introduce Julie Goldberg. Julie is one of our talented group exercise instructors in the Herman W. Lay Physical Activities Center.  She is well loved by her class participants for […]

Bean and Barley Soup

Bean and Barley Soup Did you know that barley and oats contain significant amounts of a soluble fiber called beta-glucan that can help lower cholesterol?  And when you combine barley with beans and vegetables you have an easy one pot meal?  Sounds like a plan to me. This Bean and Barley Soup is a staple […]

Zucchini Frittatas

These are amazing!  My goal is always to make these at night and store them in the refrigerator for a quick grab and go breakfast.  Just enjoy with a piece of 100% whole grain toast and whole fruit.  Unfortunately, they are usually devoured in my house as soon as I make them. Note to self… […]