Coffee & Chill

Sometimes you wake up, it’s freezing and raining outside and all you want to do is sit in bed with a warm cup of coffee and lounge all day. However, that’s not the case majority of the time. More often than not, as the days get warmer, you find yourself hustling to get through the …

Eating Mindfully: A Balanced Approach

Hey guys! My name is Natalie and I am one of the Wellness Interns at Chartwells this spring. I’m here to talk to y’all about a relatively new and progressive practice called mindful eating. Mindful eating is not dieting. The main focus is on your behaviors, preferences, and respecting your body. To eat mindfully you …

Choosing the Right Protein Bar

Hi everyone! My name is Cameron Mottet and I am a Wellness Intern for Chartwells at the University of Arkansas this semester! I know how crazy and busy college life can be, so hopefully I can provide you with some good tips on healthy eating! One thing that I see a lot of us doing …

Valentine’s Day

Eating chocolate on Valentine’s Day is a necessity, it’s simply tradition. No one has heard of the 4th of July without fireworks or Halloween without costumes, so why should this holiday be any different? While not everyone enjoys chocolate, there are plenty of other sugary foods to substitute this amazing dessert on this sweet holiday.   …

10 Pantry Staples for College Students

Hey guys, and welcome to 2018! My name is Kaleigh and I am a wellness intern this year with Chartwells. The new year always brings about excitement and changes, and we always honestly try our best to keep our resolutions. However, I found that keeping your favorites around while making slight changes can make resolutions …

Brain Foods for your Final Moods

Hey y'all! It's your intern Kaleigh with more information on how to beat your study stress and cravings. Lets face it, finals can get the best of us sometimes. We tend to sleep less, eat more, and cry at the most random things. There are ways to fight the stress though, including making sure what …

December Superfood: Cranberries

Hey y'all! My name is Kaleigh and I am a intern here at Chartwells, and let me say wow! I cannot believe this semester is over, and it's already time for the holidays. I am currently sitting here with a peppermint mocha in hand, day dreaming about all the lights, snow, Hallmark movies and family …

Test Kitchen: Quinoa Flour

My job is cooler than yours. That's what I tell people when asked what it's like being the campus dietitian at the University of Arkansas Fayetteville. One job perk: free product samples. We constantly look for great products to incorporate into our dining operations, whether it be in dining halls, retail dining, or on-campus convenience …

November Superfood: Mushrooms

I know we don’t want to talk about it, but finals week is right around the corner. While it’s easier to pretend that this semester hasn’t been flying by, now is the perfect time to be finding ways to create energy-packed meals. When we’re busy, creating healthy meals is often the last thing on our …