Warm Up to the Health Benefits of Tea
With temperatures in Ottawa plummeting to the negative 20s, there’s nothing like staying in and warming up with a steaming cup of tea. Not only does tea help to keep... More
Sweeten up your holidays with our healthy baking swaps!
Here at Carleton Dining, one of our favorite parts of the holiday season is the delicious baking that comes with it! There’s nothing like spending a winter afternoon getting cozy... More
Boost Your Immune System for Winter Wellness
It’s that time of the year - not only are exams coming, but noses are running! "Tis the season for the common cold, and it seems like every day there’s... More
Ask a Dietitian – Top 5 Tips to Curb your Sweet Tooth at the Caf!
In this month's featured Ask A Dietitian Q&A, a student asked for our advice on choosing healthier dessert option when dining at our residence cafeteria. Read on for our advice!... More
5 Reasons to Love Chickpeas!
Chickpeas, commonly known as garbanzo beans, are in the legume family and are used in many culinary creations because of their delicious nut-like flavor and versatility. Keep reading to find... More
Spice It Up! The Powerful Health Benefits of Herbs and Spices
There’s nothing like a dash of cinnamon to wake up your morning oatmeal or a few mint leaves to bring flesh flavor to a glass of lemonade. Lucky for us,... More
Your Dietary Questions, Answered! How to Build a Better Smoothie
Good afternoon. I’d like to know about the best vegetables, fruits and powders to put into a breakfast smoothie with the hopes of increasing energy and losing weight. I want... More
The Benefits of Mindful Eating and How to Get Started
Have you ever been halfway through a “fun-sized” bag of chips before thinking hey, I’m not even hungry! Or perhaps you’ve taken a stroll through the Byward Market and caught... More
All About Pumpkin: A Nutritious Fall Favorite!
From pumpkin spiced lattes at Starbucks to pumpkin scented candles at Bath and Body Works, pumpkin has taken over this season! But behind all the hype lies a vegetable that’s... More
Boost Your Meal Prep! Part 2
Welcome back to the second and final part of our meal prep blog series! In our first meal prep blog, we discuss what to consider even before you start physically... More
Boost your Meal Prep! Part 1
Happy Meal Prep Monday Ravens! There’s nothing like knowing that once you get home from school, your dinner is ready to go. Meal prepping may sound intimidating, but it really... More