Plant-Based Ingredients to Improve Satiety

If you’re curious about eating more plant-based foods, but are hesitant to give up some of your favourite animal-based proteins because you’re worried you won’t feel satisfied or full, then you’re at the right place! Transitioning to more plant-forward or plant-based eating doesn’t mean you’re stuck eating salad, or that you have to give up … Read more

Get to Know Plant-Based Proteins

Our favourite plant-based proteins, as submitted by managers at UBCO Food Services When you think of protein, a piece of chicken breast or an omelet might come to mind. But plants can also be an amazing source of protein, too! You just need to know where to look! If you’re looking for ways to increase … Read more

How to Choose Climate-Friendly Foods

How Is Climate-Friendliness Calculated? UBC’s climate-friendly food label currently provides you with information on how much GHGs are emitted to produce the ingredients in your meal.  The Climate-Friendly Food Systems (CFFS) label is assigned for each menu item based on its Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions. This is calculated by summing up the GHG emission of … Read more

All Hail Kale!

You’ve probably heard that kale is a super food, but have you ever learned about what exactly makes it so awesome? This leafy, dark green veggie is full of filling fibre, healthful nutrients, and robust flavour. And it’s probably way more versatile (and delicious) than you’ve realized! So let’s take a minute to celebrate all … Read more