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Vital Signs: What’s the tea with matcha?

February 17, 2020 Victoria Giardina 0

Before heading to your classes, you may desire a delicious dash of caffeine from drinks like coffee or tea. Some people are fans of green tea (which has great nutritional benefits, according to Heathline), but recently, the caffeine craze is centered around matcha. What’s the tea with matcha? Here are the benefits of this trendy and healthy drink. […]

Vital Signs: Healthier ways to order coffee

August 27, 2019 Signal Contributor 0

Let’s be real here — transitioning from fun in the sun to cramming for exams is the perfect excuse for a caffeine pick-me-up. After all, according to a recent study on Clinical Nutrition, 79 percent of college students drink the popular beverage to stay awake, making coffee seemingly the best solution for late-night study sessions. […]

Health isn’t always a choice

February 5, 2018 Signal Contributor 0

While discussing health inequalities in my epidemiology class, I was reminded of the times I’ve heard statements like, “being healthy is a choice,” “fat people choose to be fat” and “everyone has an equal opportunity to be healthy.” […]

Lions Plate: Smoothie Bowls

April 22, 2017 Julia Dzurillay 0

Now a popular food trend, smoothie bowls started this year at the Jersey Shore chain Playa Bowls. For those who may be unaware, a smoothie bowl is made with natural and fresh ingredients. Some travel to the Jersey Shore to enjoy smoothie bowls, but others have brought them into the kitchen. […]

Lions Plate: Homemade guacamole

April 13, 2017 Julia Dzurillay 0

I am lucky that I can say that all the students on my freshman floor were really friendly, and we quickly formed a bond. One of our favorite activities was — you guessed it — eating, however, the lack of ovens in the freshmen dorms made cooking a challenge. […]

Lions Plate: Quick and easy desserts

February 24, 2017 Julia Dzurillay 0

By Julia Dzurillay Columnist  We all know the feeling of scrambling to find the perfect last-minute gift. Here are some hand-picked recipes for creative students on a budget. Make these sweet and savory treats for your […]

Lions Plate: Buffalo Chicken Dip

February 12, 2017 Signal Contributor 0

Are you craving authentic buffalo wings, but you can’t afford to go out to a restaurant? Are you looking for a shareable snack to enjoy with friends on a night in? The TCNJ Culinary Club is here to help satisfy any hankering — mild, medium or hot — you may have this season. […]