Rosemary Fries With Cranberry-Orange Aioli

Rosemary Fries With Cranberry-Orange Aioli

Serves 3 This Cranberry Dip is delicious with savory baked French fries but it also makes a delicious spread for sandwiches or wraps. For the Cranberry Aioli 1 cup dried cranberries½ cup water¼ tsp. orange zest½ cup Veganaise In a small sauce pan, simmer the...
Muse Schools: Transforming The World of 3 Year Olds

Muse Schools: Transforming The World of 3 Year Olds

Studies have shown over the past few decades that high quality early childhood programs show a major impact on a child’s future educational life and outcome. In this 21st century of climate uncertainty, political uncertainty and world uncertainty, a new approach to...
Trends in Plant Based Eating

Trends in Plant Based Eating

Back in 2012, when we began the mission of shifting MUSE’s lunch program to a plant based format, we were met with a fair amount of opposition. There were concerns over how our students were going to get enough protein, calcium and other essential nutrients. Would...
Ithaca, Cornell and Skidmore

Ithaca, Cornell and Skidmore

After a few days in “the city,” I headed upstate, familiar territory for me! It’s a four-hour drive to Ithaca College (where I taught Literature for over a decade), a small but not too small school: approximately 6,000 undergrads, with particularly notable reputations...
New York, New York!

New York, New York!

Attending college in an urban environment offers vigorous cultural life, excellent internship opportunities, and access to all kinds of communities (beyond other 18 to 22 year-old college students.) It also requires learning the ins and outs of public transportation,...
Avocado Toast

Avocado Toast

Serves 2 Avocado toast makes for a great breakfast, lunch or snack. Feel free to embellish it with your favorite toppings like sliced tomatoes, crunchy radishes or hemp seeds for extra protein. 2 each ½ inch thick slices crusty whole wheat bread1 ripe avocado1 tbsp....
Chickpea Salad

Chickpea Salad

Serves 4 This salad is great served as a side dish, tossed together with mixed greens or folded into a whole wheat wrap with your other favorite sandwich fixings. 2 cups cooked chickpeas½ small red onion, small diced1 tsp. minced garlic1 tbsp. chopped cilantro2 tsp....

Vitamin D

Vitamin D is produced as a result to the body’s exposure to the ultraviolet rays of the sun. Vitamin D also occurs naturally in fish, fish liver oil, egg yolks and fortified milk. It is essential for building strong bones because it helps the body utilize calcium from...