You need to try the easiest, yummiest granola recipe ever! It’s sweet and simple, and since it’s wholegrain and a complex carb, it makes for a great part of a balanced breakfast or a quick snack. While there are many flavorful pre-made options available, sometimes it’s nice to make your own so that you can have it just the way you like it (and you can make it for cheap!). This is a basic recipe that can be dressed up in many different ways, so all you need to do is change out the spices, dried fruit, or nuts based on your preference.

We’re pushing through the Spring semester, and with that comes exams, papers, and other assignments. For some of us, this can be a stressful time with feelings of anxiety and burnout, so now is a good opportunity to check in with your mental health and evaluate how you’re doing. If you find that you are struggling, there are resources available to Sun Devils to help us out and get us back on the path to success. Below are five questions to ask yourself to assess how your mental health is doing and some tips to help bring balance.

Hummus is a healthy, delicious dip that is packed full of protein and complex carbs. With some vegetables or pita chips on the side, it makes for a good post workout snack or a healthy quick lunch. This recipe for hummus, courtesy of Inspired Taste, is easy and made in 10 minutes. Check out their website for step-by-step pics, a video and other tips. This recipe makes about a cup and a half of hummus, leaving you with plenty to snack on and enjoy!

The new year is here, and many of us seek to improve ourselves with hopes and goals for the coming year. Whether it is to build your strength and endurance, keep organized, ace all your spring classes, or any other goal you want to crush this new year, here are some tips to help you create a better you in 2022.

Have you ever wondered how food affects workout performance, or if it’s better to eat before or after a workout to maximize your results? If you’ve had questions like these, you are not alone. The answer might be surprising, but research shows that eating before and after your workout is key to getting the best results possible from your workout routine. Whether you are running, lifting weights, playing a sport, or taking a group fitness class, fueling your body properly gives you an edge on performance and improves the outcome for your body.

We’ve heard it said many times: breakfast is the most important meal of the day. As students, we need the fuel from food to get our brains fired up on all cylinders in the morning so that we are ready for classes. Sometimes the morning can be such a rush that it can be hard to put a breakfast together, especially one that is nutritionally balanced. Lucky for you, we’ve got an overnight oats recipe that makes for a super simple, nourishing, and quick breakfast.

Green smoothies are a great way to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day.  Not only are they delicious, but they are also nutritious. Here are our favorite recipes just for you!

Vanilla-Banana Smoothie (With a twist!)


  • 1 frozen banana
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 scoop low-fat vanilla yogurt
  • Green food coloring


Coffee has become a staple beverage for busy college students, and for many, an extra shot of espresso is the only thing getting them through the day. But is this a healthy habit?

Well, there’s good news and bad news for coffee lovers. 

We don’t know about you, but ordering in has become the highlight of our week during COVID times. There’s nothing like getting your favorite meal delivered to your door and curling up for an episode of your favorite show. Here are five Tempe takeout spots you won’t be able to resist dialing up this semester, curated by a Tempe local.

1. The Dhaba

Order by phone: 480-557-8800

The stay-at-home orders have made staying well a new challenge for most. Between the tempting loaves of sourdough bread you might have been baking and the rising temperature spoiling your afternoon run around the block, you may feel it’s impossible to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Fortunately, you have access to strategies to help you adapt to this current state of living!

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