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Eating your way through a road trip

The long road to Pullman, Wash., has a reputation for being boring, but there are several quick side trips that offer spots for scenery and a little exercise. (Craig Hill/Tacoma News Tribune/MCT)

Cicely Chisholm

April 2, 2015

Spring break is upon us, and then only a month later it’s summer. It’s the season of music festivals, intense heat and road trips. If you’ve never been on a road trip, I highly suggest you remedy that right away. Living in Los Angeles grants us a lot of close-by destinations that are usuall...

The case for vegan cuisine

The case for vegan cuisine

Aiyi Kang

March 19, 2015

Here are four reasons why a vegetarian diet is good for your health and the health of the planet: To Help Your Heart Limit the meat-eating and you'll be reducing your likelihood for heart disease, the leading cause of death in women. Fatty red meats and processed meats are high in saturated fat, whic...

Put some magic in your morning with ‘Fairy Toast’

Put some magic in your morning with 'Fairy Toast'

Madeline Sensibile

March 5, 2015

Breakfast is my absolute favorite meal of the day, which has changed since I was a wee lass. I am always craving something sweet before school starts, but never know what to make. This week, instead of sharing a dinner recipe with you, I'll be sharing my newfound recipe for Fairy Toast for this installment...

A peek behind the curtain of eating disorders

A peek behind the curtain of eating disorders

Kathleen Johnson

February 26, 2015

This week on Dinner Thyme we're going to discuss something a little more important than food. Eating disorders are a serious issue and growing concern in our society today. Weight and the judgment of body image are two thoughts that can eat away at the minds of people, leaving many with life-threatening...

Taking advantage of the farmer’s market

(Cladellain Kae David / Photo Editor)

Cicely Chisholm

February 26, 2015

On this week's Dinner Thyme, we're going to show you three recipes you can make with the ingredients available at the Associated Student's farmer's market. It's now easier to buy fresh produce and ingredients. What used to require a drive or long walk to the nearest grocery store is now just a short...

Genfoodtrication: The Pie Hole

Photo credit: Jessica Hernandez

Jessica Castellanos

February 19, 2015

This week of Dinner Thyme we're going over a common trend in some Los Angeles neighborhoods. Fleeting are the days of buying a hot cinnamon covered churro off the cart vendor on York Boulevard in Highland Park. People may find themselves surrounded by a vegan, gluten free pizza shop. Gentrification...

Fall in love with this berry twist

Adriana Celis / Sundial Staff

Adriana Celis

February 11, 2015

It’s Dinner Thyme! For this week’s blog we’ll be talking about…you guessed it, Valentine’s Day! The day to celebrate all that is love and friendship, especially between love birds. If you have been looking for a meaningful and unique gift that can’t just be bought in every store, you...

Quick, easy and cheap shrimp gumbo

The prepared vegetarian variation. Photo credit: Nancy Oy

Nancy Oy

February 5, 2015

I love trying and cooking new foods. So, for this week’s food blog I decided to create and taste an African Heritage dish in honor of both Black History Month, and African Heritage and Health Week. Black History Month is an extension of Black History Week, which was created by Dr. Carter G. Woodson...

Eating healthier while on a student budget

Students can find healthy options at various farmers markets all over Los Angeles County. Photo credit: Cicely Chisholm / Lifestyle Editor

Samantha Lieb

January 28, 2015

Many aspire to eat healthy, and even loose the holiday weight. On a student salary this can be difficult. Healthy eating doesn't have to mean burning a hole in your wallet. Affordable eating shouldn't burn a hole in your stomach. It is not impossible to eat well on a budget when you know where to...

Dinner Thyme: satisfy your cravings

Both appetizer pieces Photo credit: Cicely Chisholm

Cicely Chisholm

January 22, 2015

Welcome to Dinner Thyme, your friendly neighborhood food blog. We, your humble writers, are just looking to expand your horizons. Our goal is to expose you to something new, whether it's a new food, recipe or restaurant. Each week will bring a new topic to discuss. These can range from possible...

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