Friday recipe: spinach and fresh fruit salad

I like May for all sorts of reasons, including for its various “holiday” statuses. Did you know, for example, that …

Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food

If you read the foodie blogs, or follow the food debates, it doesn’t take long to find someone who doesn’t …

Friday recipe: Asian chicken and edamame pizza

Did your mother ever tell you to chew your food slowly and thoroughly? If so, it appears her advice was …

Friday recipe: Grill-season salad

If you’re like my family, you’ve been taking advantage of this spring’s unseasonably (well, in Iowa) warm weather to get …

Friday recipe: Mushroom-chickpea veggie burgers

I’m not a vegetarian, but I’ve found that incorporating vegetarian recipes in my diet lets me reduce some calories and …

Friday recipe: pizza breads

Below is another tasty recipe from Des Moines University’s “Nutrition 101” course, in which DMU Wellness Director Joy Schiller, M.S., …

Weighty issues

The Spring 2012 issue of the DMU magazine has hit the newsstands and it covers topics that weigh heavy on …

Friday recipe: black bean and heirloom tomato quinoa salad

Last week’s recipe was a pick from Des Moines University’s “Nutrition 101” course, in which DMU Wellness Director Joy Schiller, …

A big appetite for better eating

Two DMU electives serve up perspectives on food and nutrition at micro and macro levels. Students just eat them up.

Friday recipe: butternut squash ginger soup

It’s a given in most people’s minds that medical students take courses on biochemistry and nutrition. But according to the …

Friday recipe: lentil salad

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has proclaimed that March is Nutrition Month, a campaign “designed to focus attention on …