By Anyi Cheng
Bacteria is something that scares a lot of people. From childhood, we’re encouraged to avoid germs — namely, bacteria, but also all the other micro-beings that might cause us to become ill. Would it shock you to learn that a human’s microbiome (I won’t say “the” microbiome, because each of us is made up of a completely unique assortment of eukaryotes) is very much linked to other states of our wellbeing? Beyond just improving digestion, our gut flora is responsible for our mental health, our immune system, and a whole host of other functions that keep your…
By: Chelsea Lee
Produce can be expensive, and it is wise to limit your number of grocery runs during a global pandemic. Luckily, some fruits and vegetables can be easily regrown from leftover scraps, cutting down grocery costs AND reducing your chance of coming within 6 feet of another person — talk about getting your bang for your buck!
Here are some fruits and vegetables you can easily regrow at a comfortable social distance:
Leafy Greens (Lettuce, Bok Choy, Cabbage, oh my!)
Looking to become a vegan and don’t know where to start? Moving into your own place looking to cook vegan meals for your self? Making new recipes is so much easier when you’ve got most of the ingredients on hand. Here are some vegan pantry and fridge staples for the aspiring or seasoned vegan to craft a well-rounded pantry. Pick and choose what you like from this list as inspiration to build your own plant-based pantry!
By: Angelo Wei
Enjoying an alcoholic drink on the weekend used be a key social aspect of a lot of people’s lives, but that seems like a distant memory now. If you’re stuck at home craving a drink that reminds you of better times or just want to have some fun experimenting with some new drinks, I’m here to help you find easy ways to enjoy cocktails/mocktails from home.
One key aspect of cocktails is the alcohol that goes into the drink. Being stuck home all day, you might be finding some weird bottles that you got as a gift…
By Isabelle A.
It’s finally spring time in the Northeast. The birds are chirping, leaves are unfurling, and when you go outside you don’t immediately want to run back inside. As a plant science major, the first thing on my mind when spring comes is, “Ooh, what can I grow?” The past few years, I spent my springs in dorms and apartments, disappointed by my lack of a garden. This spring, I finally have a garden again. I know I’m not the only one itching to grow some plants, but I also know that many of us don’t have access…
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