Living life on an empty stomach makes it hard to stay focused and relaxed. It’s essential to know the best places on campus to fuel up in between classes.
A great place to cash in Sodexo bucks is Freshens,a smoothie bar located inside the GC. Freshens has a variety of smoothies to choose from to keep students and faculty alike energized throughout the day.
One school favorite is “Mango Me Crazy”, a concoction of mango sorbet blended with mango, pineapple and a booster. This blend is a great way to satisfy a sweet tooth while staying energized thanks to the added booster.
When there’s no time for Saga after HPE but the hunger pains are calling for sustenance, order the Peanut Butter Protein. This includes peanut butter, bananas, chocolate and fat-free Greek yogurt blended with muscle-building, hunger busting protein.
Smoothies are a great way to get the nutrients a body needs to thrive in college life. Whether sick or just needing to curb that sweet tooth, there is a smoothie recipe out there to satisfy any craving.
If there’s no time to stand in line, try making a smoothie straight from scratch before leaving for class in the morning, and take it on the go.
Recipe for tropical tastiness:
1 cup of Mandarin Sunshine Blend frozen fruit
1/2 of a fresh banana
1 cup of fresh sliced strawberries
2 scoops of vanilla protein powder
1/2 cup of milk
1/2 cup of water
Blend for 10 seconds twice.
Other possible ingredients include:
Vegetables: Kale, spinach, cucumber, celery
Fruit: Peaches, mangoes, blueberries, kiwi
Protein: Yogurt, chia, hemp seeds
Healthy Fats: Peanut butter, avocado, nuts, seeds
Liquid: Soy or almond milk, coconut water
Sweetener: Raw honey, sugar