Chocolate: Love Found In  A Heart-Shaped Box | Jan. 29, 2018

As Chocolate Fantasy approaches in the dining halls on February 13th, you may have some heart-felt questions. Why am I single on Valentine’s Day? Why don’t we…Continue to read.


Nutty Nutrition | Jan. 22, 2018

If you aren’t nuts  over your routine dining hall means, look to nuts and seeds to give that extra crunch and creativity to your usuak dishes. nuts and seeds are high in…Continue to read.


Know Your Nutrients | Jan. 15, 2018

At one point in time, you may have heard of the word “macronutrients”, but have you ever really understood how macronutrients (carbohydrates, proteins and fats) work in your body?…Continue to read.


Smart Swipes | Jan. 8, 2018

Having a meal plan on campus is a wonderful convenience. Simple swipe your student ID and gain instant access to a variety of foods.However, how can you be sure you are…Continue to read.


The Helping Hand | Dec. 4, 2017

Your eyes are like a pelican – they can eat more than your belly can. Even though the food in the dining halls is “all you care to eat,” do not make it all you CAN eat. Portion control is….Continue to read.


Build-a-Bowl | Nov. 27, 2017

Does your normal dinner plate seem a little flat? Fear not, the Healthy Dining Team is here to help you lift up your plate into an Instagram-able creation. Whether it be….Continue to read.


The “Sunshine” Vitamin | Nov. 20, 2017

The weather outside is frightful, but the sun feels so delightful-there is a reason why, and it goes skin deep. Summer or winter, rain but mostly shine, the UV rays from the sun…Continue to read.


Sugar, Spice and Everything Nice | Nov. 13, 2017

Everyone has felt snotty at the worst times, and no one wants to sit next to the person blowing their nose in class. Getting sick is not uncommon for college students, and even though….Continue to read.


Espress’ Yo-self | Nov. 6, 2017

Let’s be honest, the average “cup of joe” just doesn’t cut it anymore. Specialty coffees like lattes, macchiato, and cold brews are taking the world by storm. One thing people may….Continue to read.


Happy Halloween | Oct. 30, 2017

Halloween is a time for scary movies, costume parties, haunted houses, and of course, candy. For those who celebrate this haunting holiday….Continue to read.


Stairway to Health | Oct. 23, 2017

Being a college student comes with a hectic schedule and a long list of responsibilities. Keeping your health in check may not be as important to you as….Continue to read.


Smooth(ie) Operator | Oct. 16, 2017

If you find yourself pressed for time in the morning, grab a blended beverage for breakfast to be juiced in time for your morning class. Smoothies and fresh juices…Continue to read.


Nutrition Knowledge: Crossword Chaos | Oct. 9, 2017

Hey you… Yes, YOU. If you are reading this, you are either a lover of all things HDT or looking to kill time in the dining hall between your classes. Instead of scrolling through the …Continue to read.


Let’s Get Saucy | Oct. 2, 2017

Although it may add flavor at the time, there is such a thing as too much sauce. Let’s be honest; Hidden Valley® Ranch should stay hidden. Many salad dressings and condiments…Continue to read.


 Have you Heard? | Sept. 25, 2017

Extra! Extra! This weeks’ edition of Have you Heard may lead to a sandwich drop and head spinning episode. Rutgers Dining Services has a few surprises up their sleeve …Continue to read.


Need a Wake-Up Call? | Sept. 18, 2017

It’s 2:30pm on a Tuesday afternoon; you’re only one hour into your three-hour lecture. You are battling your eyelids and your eyelids are winning. How can you fight the …Continue to read.


Fight the Fifteen…and Win! | Sept. 11, 2017

Incoming college students are often haunted by the rumored “freshman 15”, but did you know the “freshman 15” is, in fact, a myth? Research conducted at Rutgers University found that…Continue to read.


How to get a 4.0 in Eating 101 | Sept. 4, 2017

Will the year ahead be a nutritional success or a dietary failure? The choices you make in the dining halls can be the determining factor which is why the Healthy Dining team is here to help. Here are some Eating 101 G.P.A. boosters…Continue to read.