February 17, 2011 - 8:27am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

Sun-dried tomatoes originated when the Italians wanted to store fresh tomatoes over winter. They placed tomatoes on tile roofs in the hot sun to dry them so they could be stored for a longer period of time. Now a staple in Italian cuisine, sun-dried tomatoes are used in many different ways—try them at lunch with manicotti!

January 30, 2011 - 10:44am
A bowl of easy-to-make oatmeal with bananas and peanut butter is just what you need to wake up on a Sunday morning.

Omelet with -
green peppers
diced ham

Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal
-mix all ingredients in a bowl
1 cup oatmeal
1 small/medium banana, chopped into small pieces
2 tablespoons peanut butter
2 tablespoons walnuts
sprinkle with cinnamon

Manicotti with Italian Side Salad
2 pieces manicotti
1/2 cup Italian mixed vegetables, on the side

side salad-
1/2 cup cherry tomatoes
1/2 cup cucumber