Food & Drink

Avocado Pudding Pops

As the weather warms up, it’s time to think about cool treats for the upcoming summer days. And what’s better for beating the heat than a pudding pop? In my humble opinion, it’s actually this less processed dairy-free version that is packed with vitamin C and fiber. Avocado is the base of the creaminess for this recipe. Don’t freak out, the […]

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Blistered, Roasted, Grilled, Sauced, and More: Asparagus at Its Best

The short-lived asparagus season is upon us, so there’s no better time to take advantage of this lovely green vegetable. Don’t just stick with steaming or baking for boring side dishes, there are a variety of ways to deliciously prepare asparagus. Blistered A light char can make a world of difference in flavor. Smoky flavor permeates this crisp-tender asparagus. Fried […]

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Kitchen Hack Fail: Omelet in a Bag

Fact: There is a lot of false wisdom floating around the internet. Earlier in the month, our team compiled a collection of the smartest and most essential kitchen hacks you need to know about; as you might imagine, this required us to sift through a number of lackluster ideas and downright lies that plague Pinterest boards across the internet. #journalism […]

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Vegan Copycat: Chick-fil-A Sandwich

If you think being vegan means that we have to miss out on great (fried) food or rely on ultra processed faux meat options, then you’re sadly mistaken. This vegan take on Chick-fil-A’s classic chicken sandwich will satisfy even the most die-hard meat eater. The secret is brining the tofu in pickle juice (like they do with their chicken) and a […]

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Lunch Al Desko: Tips for a Great Work Lunch

Too many people with desk jobs end up working through their lunch break or cramming some sad mediocre meal into their mouth while continuing to work. It’s time to take back lunch time and actually enjoy your mid-afternoon meal. Below we have some tips on just how to do that: Make it look nice Nobody expects you to have a 5 […]

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In Honor of National Beer Day, We Tried Beers From Across the Country

Today is National Beer Day! You know what that means, don’t you? It means kicking back, relaxing, and toasting with a glass of the good stuff (whichever you prefer, because as we’ve found out, there are many different preferences…) and enjoying all that your favorite beer has to offer. Speaking of which, did you know you could cook with it? Some […]

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Try MyRecipes: Sushi Burgers

Food mashups are not unknown to us. Mac and cheese pizza, the cronut, waffle tacos, and more! But this new trend is something I can actually see myself eating again and again: the sushi burger. For a MyRecipes spin on this new phenomenon, we have two toasty sushi rice buns wrapped around tamari-maple tofu with out of this world topping options. No rolling, […]

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Boozy Fondue for Date Night

Fondue is considered a romantic date idea and so is a nightcap. Then why not combine the two for the ultimate date night in with boozy fondue? Whether it’s the main course or dessert, fondue is an easy-to-make yet still impressive dish. Lay out a variety of prepped foods to dip into the fondue for a fun time. Below are some suggestions on […]

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30 Recipes to Help You Celebrate Every Food Holiday in April

Can you believe it’s already April? And by almost spring, I mean almost summer. T-minus 20 days until Pepperdine students (or at least abroad students) are set free to populate the beaches, trendy restaurants and overpopulate our favorite healthy acai bowl shop, SunLife Organics. I think this the end of the year calls for a celebration. Kick off the countdown to […]

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Reddit Round-Up: Vegan Advice

If you’re looking to go vegan and just want a bit of quick and fun advice (look here for a bit more in-depth info) then the veggie side of Reddit has your back. We browsed through loads of posts to find the best comments from veteran and baby vegans alike. Just Get Your Feet Wet “Start slow. If you are afraid […]

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