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Do you LOVE our dining hall?

Do you LOVE our dining hall?

  As we all settle in to the 2016-17 academic year, Paresky Commons has been a key meeting place for sharing time, food, stories and too-many-to mention fun moments  with your friends, both old and new. Here is a photo-laden look into the Harvard University dining hall from the student perspective.  What would you say … Continue reading

Don’t JUST Eat….Eat Powerfully!

Don’t JUST Eat….Eat Powerfully!

If you find yourself needing an energy boost around noon, you’re in luck!  Visit the second floor Paresky Commons “Power Bar” at lunch on weekdays. The menu options offered are loaded with performance-boosting nutrients; the dishes are specifically designed to provide long-lasting energy for endurance and stamina, enhance immunity, encourage repair and recovery after exertion, … Continue reading

Listen to your mother

Listen to your mother

When I was growing up, my family “work duty” at home before dinner was to pick vegetables from the garden, rinse, and then chop them for inclusion in the evening meal.  My mother’s idea of “fast food” was using canned tomatoes to make pasta sauce rather than fresh tomatoes.  Her definition of dessert was fresh … Continue reading

Lunch on the Mediterranean, anyone?

Lunch on the Mediterranean, anyone?

Great news!  Recent research supports the healthy aspects of eating a Mediterranean diet.  Include some beans, fruits and vegetables, fish, nuts, and olive oil.  Add a small bowl of whole grain pasta.  Then, Mediterranean-style, savor the flavors. Read more here about the study: http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/newsplus/study-finds-mediterranean-diet-reduces-heart-disease-risk/ Want some recipes?  Look here: http://oldwayspt.org/recipes