Meatless Monday

Healthy Monday and Eggers Cafe Promotion on Revamped Veggie Options!

Special veggie menu at Eggers CafeHealthy Monday teamed up with SU Food Services to promote Meatless Monday vegetarian options in Eggers Café in late January. The café was decked out with floor decals, table tents, and extra signage to draw attention to the highlighted items. The marketing campaign was designed to see if promoting a specific healthy item would encourage meal goers to purchase it. Continue Reading

April Try Me: Caprese Plate

Caprese SaladThe traditional Caprese Salad is a popular staple in Mediterranean cuisine. It typically includes fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, fresh basil and extra virgin olive oil. The nutrients and flavors provided in this dish help serve-up a power plate providing essential vitamins and minerals for optimal health and wellness. Continue Reading

March Try Me- Lemongrass Tofu

SU Food Services lemongrass tofuEach month, SU Food Services features fresh, new ingredients at the Try Me dinner.  This program introduces students to fruits, vegetables, grains or spices that they may have never tried before. Continue Reading

SU Food Services Executive Chef Talks Meatless Monday

SU Food Services Executive Chef holding tray of Meatless Monday food samplesWe recently had a chance to catch up with SU Food Services’ new Executive Chef, Parvinder Singh.  Singh joins the SU community from Cornell and has previously served as an Executive Chef at the University of Oklahoma and University of Buffalo.  In the short time since joining SU, Chef has been quite busy getting to know the Food Services staff and operations and creating new recipes that are student tested and approved. Continue Reading

Roasted Chickpeas

Roasted chickpeasOriginal post by: Colleen Sheehan

As college students, we stay up late studying, pulling all-nighters to finish essays, online internship searching, and other college aged kid shenanigans. It’s no wonder that it seems harder than ever to stay healthy when suddenly it’s one a.m., your stomach is growling, and you still have another 5 pages to write! It didn’t come as a surprise to me when Syracuse University was rated #1 for the amount of late night food ordered. Continue Reading

Holy Moly Mexican Salad

Holy Moly Mexican salad Original post by: Sara Eckhardt

I named it “Holy Moly” for a reason!  This salad is loaded, incredibly filling and satisfying!

Note:  You will most likely have leftover rice and peppers, but that just means you’re all set for tomorrow’s meal!  Score! Continue Reading

Meatless Reuben

Original post by: Sara Eckardt

meatless reuben sandwich   Ingredients:

  • 1/2 avocado, sliced the long way
  • 1/2 tomato, sliced
  • 1/4 cup sauerkraut
  • 1-2 T  Thousand Island dressing
  • 2 slices of your favorite bread, toasted  (I used marbled rye)

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