Northeastern University Dining Services Blog

Friday, January 27, 2012

A Healthy Recipe for a Healthy New Year

Friday, January 27, 2012 | 9:21 AM Posted by Northeastern Dining , , , , , , No comments


Well here we are almost a month into the new year and generally this is the time when a lot of people have already begun to "fall off the wagon" from some of their primary New Year’s resolutions. If eating better and healthier was one of your resolutions here is a recipe that is both healthy and easy to prepare.

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Keeping Your Healthy Resolutions for 2012

Tuesday, January 24, 2012 | 9:05 AM Posted by Northeastern Dining , , , , , , , No comments



Each year people make New Year's resolutions. The more common resolutions seem to be related to health -- weight loss, getting in shape, and eating better. Despite our best effort, many times these resolutions are not kept. The best way to keep a resolution is to make it realistic and keep it simple.

Here are some strategies that may help you keep your goals for 2012!

Monday, January 23, 2012

This Week in the XK: Jose Duarte

Monday, January 23, 2012 | 12:01 PM Posted by Northeastern Dining , , , , No comments


Dining Services and Northeastern's Latino/a Cultural Student Center are excited to once again present Cocinar Con Gusto to the Northeastern community this Wednesday, January 25.

Meaning "to cook with pleasure" in Spanish, Cocinar Con Gusto celebrates the heritage and cuisine of Latin chefs in the greater Boston area. The first event, held in November 2010, featured Chef Jose Duarte of Taranta Restaurant and we are thrilled to be able to bring Chef Duarte back to the Xhibition Kitchen for this semester's event.

Thursday, January 19, 2012

The Truth Behind Artificial & Natural Sweeteners

Thursday, January 19, 2012 | 5:10 PM Posted by Northeastern Dining , , , , No comments


Many people use low-calorie/artificial sweeteners to decrease sugar and/or overall calorie consumption. Whatever the reason you should make an informed decision. The following are some facts about artificial and natural sweeteners.

What are artificial sweeteners?

Friday, January 13, 2012

The Year-Round Benefits of Citrus Fruits

Friday, January 13, 2012 | 10:37 AM Posted by Northeastern Dining , , , , , , No comments


Happy New Year and welcome back! Winter is finally starting to settle in and sickness is inevitable during these upcoming frigid months. While citrus fruits may make you think of a beach in Florida in June, they are a great source of cold fighting antioxidants all year-round. Try to include at least a serving of these super foods each day!!

Monday, January 9, 2012

Eating Local at Northeastern: What's Ahead for 2012?

Monday, January 9, 2012 | 3:21 PM Posted by Northeastern Dining , , , , No comments


Welcome back students! We have been busy over the winter break working with the Southeastern Massachusetts Agricultural Partnership (SEMAP) and their group of growers and farmers to better understand what they will be growing and what the projected harvest times are for their products.