Posts tagged bruin diy
Healthified: Low-Sugar Smoothie Bowls

What better way to cool off on a hot summer's day than with a creamy, frozen bowl of tropical bliss? Smoothies are jam-packed with fruits and veggies, and are a delectable refreshment for the road, but did you know that smoothies can also be extremely sugary? Check out Brigitta’s article to learn how you can lower the sugar content of your smoothie bowls without compromising on taste or nutrition!

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Dorm Room DIY: Face Masks

You’ve finally finished your exams and it’s time to chill! You are probably exhausted from all that studying and lack of sleep, and your body and skin might show signs of stress too. So, why not pamper yourself with a mini spa day in your room? Curl up with your fluffy blankets and invite some friends over! These DIY face masks help to calm, soothe, and moisturize your skin… and best of all, they can be catered to your specific skin type!

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Recipe: Sweet Potatoes Galore!

Fall is in the air. Which means students are layering on their Bruin sweatshirts, enjoying the crisp air as they walk down Bruinwalk, and savoring each sip of their pumpkin spiced lattes through class. But ’tis the season for sweet potatoes as well. These colorful tubers are particularly cheap and abundant during this time of year, plus there are so many different recipes out there that can sure satisfy your tastebuds.

 

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My First Time: CSA Box Trial

CSA, or community-supported agriculture, boxes are relatively common (especially in produce-rich California) but many, including myself, do not know exactly what they entail. To solve this enigma, I purchased one of the CSA boxes offered by South Central Farmers. South Central Farmers is a group that distributes boxes within the Los Angeles community and offers pick-up locations on the UCLA campus including the UCLA School of Law and UCLA Center for Health Sciences. In this article I will walk you through my journey by sharing what type of produce I received and a few ways I incorporated the box’s contents into my meals.

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Recipe: Midnight Sweet-Tooth?

Living on the Hill makes it incredibly easy to satiate that sugar craving in the middle of the night, with De Neve’s ice cream shakes and Rendezvous’ dessert nachos, just to name a few. These Late Night menus may sound enticing, but the options just aren’t the best for you. They are loaded with refined sugars and honestly, not much else in terms of nutritional value. 

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