Reed Vawter, MS, RDN, CSOWM, LD
Health Ed. Consultant
Your workday is busy! And sometimes that means you don’t have time to think about finding a healthy lunch. When this happens, it’s easy to grab something less than ideal for your health goals – but it doesn’t have to be that way!
Check out these options for a healthy lunch on campus, no matter how much time you have available.
Where to Find Healthy Meals
We’ve made a list of locations on campus that make it easier to eat well. You’ll also find suggestions for choices that are lower in calories or help to add fruits and vegetables to your day.
La Posada is an excellent choice for healthy meals – and it’s available for faculty and staff. Door rates are $11 for lunch or dinner ($10.25 for lunch on Fridays). You can even check the menu ahead of time.
You can also try the University Club for their daily buffet. It’s only $9.25 for club members and $10.75 for non-members.
Vending Machine Options
Sometimes, you only have time to grab something out of a vending machine. We’ve identified some better-for-you choices that can help you stay energized and focused throughout the day.
You don’t have to choose between eating well and getting everything done. These healthy eating resources will help you stay on track with all your tasks – without sacrificing your well-being.