Cooking with Colleen: Banana bread

Every week, my mom buys a surplus of bananas for my family to eat and every week, at least half of these bananas go uneaten. For a while, we would just throw them out and buy fresh ones; however, throwing them...

Cooking with Colleen: Veggetti

Late night infomercials are simultaneously the worst and best thing about America. I always feel like I should change the channel when they come on, yet I find myself enchanted by the product that they promise...

Cooking with Colleen: Meat

The world appears split on whether or not meat is necessary for nutrition. With an increasing amount of people going vegan or vegetarian, the question begs to be asked: is meat needed for a well-rounded...

Cooking with Colleen: Peanut energy bars

I’ve always been fascinated by ingredients and wondered how they combine to make entirely new foods, especially recipes that are pretty easy to make like this one. Though I am by no means a chef, I still...

Cooking with Colleen: Healthy snacks

It’s nearly impossible to get through the day on just three meals. The temptation of those greasy chips or a nice bag of M&M’s can test you more than your midterms do, and unfortunately, the chips beat...

Cooking with Colleen: Stuffed Cabbage

I always get excited for Irish food as St. Patrick’s Day draws nearer. Some of my favorite meals of all time include corned beef and cabbage accompanied with a potato or two. However, as the years go by, my...