Cooking & Nutrition

A mango lassi sounds quite exotic, but it's very simple to prepare. A mixture of fruit, yogurt, water, and ice, it's an impressive drink that can be modified to satisfy individual tastes. If my father is preparing it, he likes to add salt and...

Asparagus is one of the most nutritionally well-balanced vegetables. A serving can provide up to 60 percent of the recommended daily allowance of folacin (folic acid). It's also high in fiber and low in sodium and calories, making it a great...

Meal time at Omega is a community event. Our Dining Hall is a place to join new friends, talk about the day's events, and share unique experiences. And because we're a 3-Star Certified Green Restaurant, guests can also be assured we're making the...

Chef Robert Turner shares some easy ways to use maple syrup, a favorite natural sweetener, in your everyday cooking....

Wheat berries are often sprouted and used as wheatgrass. When cooked, they make a delicious, chewy, nutty, high fiber grain. In this recipe, Robert Turner dresses up cooked...

Acorn squash is a "winter squash." Contrary to their name, winter squashes are grown in summer and fall but they hold up long after the harvest, making them an important winter food. In this dish from...

This soup, from Omega’s executive chef Robert Turner, is a great fall and winter dish and is good for a dinner party or lunches during the week. Be careful peeling and cutting...

Deviled eggs are a favorite at barbecues and potlucks. Built on a simple basic recipe, there are nearly an infinite number of variations.Here are some favorites from Omega's executive chef...

With 90-degree days, mosquito bites, and a constant craving for ice cream or sorbet, it must be summer! It can be hard to cook in summer because an already hot kitchen quickly becomes unbearable when the stove is on, so chef...

Tea has been used in refreshers and punches for centuries. Here are some creative iced tea recipes from our friends at Numi Tea. There’s sure to be one you’d like to leisurely sip on a...

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