Banana “nice” cream and other healthy Halloween snacks


Happy Halloweeen! We are pumped to celebrate the spooky holiday. And while Oct. 31 is very much about skimpy outfits and crazy costume parties, we haven’t forgotten about the most important part: the candy. When we were younger, there was nothing better than dumping out our pillowcases after a long night of trick-or-treating to
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Southside Italian food: Pasta Bene vs. Gypsy’s


We’re talking Southside: People’s Park, late-night, restaurants with diabetes-inducing food. Either you’re sane, or you’re like us and thinking about Pasta Bene and Gypsy’s. Sometimes, when we have those unnatural cravings for Italian food, we find ourselves stuck between the two — pondering which one will have the right dish for
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Best comfort foods for a rainy day


It’s finally starting to feel like fall around here after some weeks of weather that made you feel like you were stuck sweating in SoCal. But now, the air is beginning to smell of damp leaves, and it’s nippy enough outside to layer on the mohair sweaters. It’s the kind of
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A recipe for mac, minus cheese

A tempting comparison of our lives during midterms to the World War II bombing of Dresden may be just a tad melodramatic, but, as Billy Pilgrim would say, so it goes. Sometimes we, too, feel as though our every quirk and quibble would be better exhibited in an alien zoo
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Play with your food: a scone recipe inspired by Harry Potter

We could kid ourselves and say UC Berkeley has always been our dream — that learning the earthly undertakings of modern chemistry and how to organize words in a an alluring manor truly fulfills the ongoing quest that is life. You and I, however, cannot admit to such a distortion of
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Delicious fall salad recipe

About this time every year, despite our best efforts to prove all the haters wrong and keep up the healthy productivity we worked so hard to institute at the start of the semester, we hopelessly fall into the dreaded fall daze. I mean, how can we continue to enjoy our extra
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Refined sugar vs. unrefined sugar

Sugar: We know it’s bad, but we still love it. Almost every single life event is accompanied by a corresponding sugar-filled sidekick. Birthday or wedding? You’ve gotta eat cake. Bad breakup? Eat a tub of ice cream. Great day? Reward yourself with a cupcake. Fall has just arrived? Pull out
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Unusual fruits you can find in California

Ruby-red cherries, juicy peaches, crispy apples — without a doubt, fruit is our absolute favorite type of food in the world. Literally, give us any fruit of any shape, smell or size and we’ll gobble it up without a second thought.  Not only is fruit delicious, but it’s also incredibly good for you.
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The perfect bar for every occasion

To fill in those of you who barely turned 21 or are new to the Berkeley bar scene, the college city has bars for all sorts of occasions and moods, from a classy night out to loud dance parties. The diversity of Berkeley bar selections guarantees something for everyone out there.
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