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FUEL Cooking Workshop 4/29: Simple Salads, Sandwiches, and Snacks

Our final FUEL cooking workshop for the spring term featured Simple Salads, Sandwiches, and Snacks.  We focused on some very flavorful but less familiar vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and plant proteins that are all a snap to prepare. Check out these tasty recipes below:  Arugula Salad with Fennel, Pears and Lemon Vinaigrette.  Our first recipe […]

Summer FUEL Healthy Cooking Workshops

  Furman Faculty, Staff, and Dependents are invited to join us this summer for our FUEL Healthy Cooking Workshops.  Contact Kelly Frazier to register at kelly.frazier@furman.edu. (click image above to enlarge)

Summer Group Exercise Classes

Furman Summer Group Exercise classes begin May 15 with an expanded offerings.  (Click on the images above to enlarge)

Furman Employee Wellness Summer Activity Series

The Furman Fitness center is sponsoring many activities for Furman employees and spouses this summer.  (Click on the links to enlarge)

FUEL Cooking Workshop Recipes 4/7: Sheet Pan Suppers and One Pot Meals

I love to cook; just not when I am hungry.  This is why I am a big fan of one pot meals.  They contain everything you need– plenty of vegetables, some lean protein, whole grains or potatoes, and  a little bit of healthy fat.  Plus you only have to clean one pot or pan when […]

Furman Student Culinary Club Workshop Recipes Spring 2017

The Furman Student Culinary Club has wrapped up another great semester.  Check out some of the delicious recipes from our spring 2017 workshops. In February, Furman Student Morgan Cooper led the Club with a Baking Workshop that included both healthier and indulgent recipes.  Here are a few of the favorites: Chocolate Avocado Pudding with Hazelnuts. […]

The Point Pantry: Furman Students donate Pden Points for Loaves and Fishes

  Attention Furman students:  Did you know that you can donate your end of year Pden Points to the Loaves and Fishes local food recovery program?   The Furman Department of Health Sciences has been working closely with Loaves and Fishes to help improve access to healthful foods to 97 local food pantries and homeless […]

FUEL the Community: Battling the Hunger-Obesity Paradox

FUEL the Community In the United States, hunger and obesity often coexist within the same individual.  This concept, known as the “Hunger- Obesity Paradox” seems almost counterintuitive.  How can the same individual be hungry and obese at the same time? William Dietz, MD, PhD first described this phenomenon in the journal of Pediatrics in 1995.  […]

FUEL Cooking Workshop Recipes 3/17: Superfast Vegetables and Fruits

No time or energy to cook a healthy meal? Apparently, you aren’t alone. We had a great turn out for our first spring FUEL cooking workshop featuring “Superfast Vegetables and Fruits.” We prepared 10 delicious and simple vegetable dishes in one hour. Everything came from our local Publix.   1) Fresh Vegetable Platter. First up, […]

FUEL Healthy Cooking Workshops

Looking for some healthy new recipes ideas?  Join us for our spring FUEL Healthy Cooking Workshops– FREE for all Furman Faculty, Staff, and Spouses!   March 17 Superfast Vegetables & Fruits April 7 Easy One Pot Meals April 28 Simple Salads, Sandwiches, and Snacks   Fridays 2:30-4 p.m. Herring Center   Led by Kelly Frazier, […]