When cooked, black beans contain about 15 grams of protein per cup and 15 grams of fiber as well. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)
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Better in Bulk: Budget-friendly black beans offer nutrition, too

Deliciously healthy black bean recipes to try when you’re on a budget.

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"Walking through the large glass front doors, you immediately smell the oaky wood beams that line the ceiling. Within the open space is a tasting room and a full service restaurant – a unique attribute for a winery." (Cole Elsasser/Emerald)
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Your guide to Eugene wine country

Spring break is the ideal time to let loose, have a drink and appreciate the scenery we Oregonians are blessed with – and there’s no better way to do both than touring local wineries. Skip the usual bars for a day and take a trip to some of the best views …

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Making oatmeal or “overnight oats” can keep you full and focused all morning. (Photo courtesy of The Oatmeal Artist)
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Enough with the juice cleanses — there are healthier options to help you look your best

Warmer weather is approaching and so is drastic diet season. Try these delicious and healthy recipes to get you looking and feeling your best.

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The average price of pasta is about $1.26 per pound, and it is an easy food to incorporate in to many different dishes for all types of meals. (Creative Commons Archive)
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Better in Bulk: Three easy pasta recipes beyond the Prego

Here are a few alternatives to try aside from the basic red sauce commonly put with pasta. These are sure to help your pasta staple become more adventurous for your taste buds.

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The latest trend has been using items right from your kitchen to treat the wellness of your skin. (Creative Commons Archive)
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Wipe away your winter skin with these DIY tips

Got winter skin? Here are some DIY skin care recipes (straight from your kitchen) to keep your skin looking fresh.

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"Strawberry-infused bouron sours” and other DIY cocktails are deicious and easy to make. (Natsumi Seki/Emerald)
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Step up your cocktail game this spring break

Make your spring break at home exciting with these flavorful cocktail recipes.

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If you're eating a classic, thin-crust Italian pizza, here's what you do: Cut a medium-sized, rectangular piece of the pizza using a fork and knife. Pick up the rectangular slice with your hands and fold it in half. Inhale it. (Creative Commons Archive)
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Cooking & Culture: How to eat pizza in Milan, Italy

Yuri d’Agosto, a sophomore at the University of Oregon, wants to clear up one thing about Italian cooking: “We eat meatballs. And we don’t eat them with spaghetti.” A native of Milan, Italy, d’Agosto isn’t sure where Americans got the idea to put spaghetti and meatballs together. Today, d’Agosto studies economics …

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Cooking & Culture: Plentiful produce and earthy eats in Cameroon

Patrick Moneyang, a visiting lecturer and interim second-year French supervisor at the University of Oregon, was surprised to find that much of the food he ate growing up in central Africa would no longer be avaliable when he moved to the United States. He comes from Ebolowa, Cameroon, where the produce …

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The company is notable for experimenting with pretty much any fruit that can be sourced locally: cherries, elderberries, quinces, peaches, pears and of course, apples. (Tabatha Natsues/Emerald)
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Cider gone wild: Eugene’s first “cidery”

Everyone is always looking for a new alcoholic concoction aside from their normal drink of choice. Wildcraft Cider Works has stepped forward with a vast arrangement of ciders from cherry to peach flavors. A taste of their experimental cider flavors at their new restaurant will increase your taste buds.

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Cooking & Culture: Goat stew, aromatic spices and dates in Abu Dhabi

Hamdah Ghobash, a University of Oregon junior studying comparative literature, speaks nostalgically of the food made in her home in Abu Dhabi. Abu Dhabi is the capital of the United Arab Emirates and is one of the country’s largest cities, seated on the northeastern part of the Persian Gulf. Bordered …

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