Daily Nexus “Best Of” Winners 2021-22

The Nexus surveys the UCSB student community annually to pick the best locations and services within the local area based on voting through a Google Form. The winners of our survey are listed here.
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Vegan Jackfruit Taquitos

These jackfruit taquitos make the perfect appetizer, and will definitely be a crowd pleaser at your next gathering!
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Farmers Market Finds: Camino Real Marketplace

The Goleta farmers market prides itself with unbeatable prices, high-quality produce and the most welcoming vendors.
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What to Eat in Santa Cruz County

Much like Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz has a relaxed vibe that translates into the food it has to offer. 
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Decolonizing Our Plates and Reframing the Standards of Health

Why is the epitome of health always depicted as a thin white woman eating a salad?
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Breaking Down The Top Food Trends of 2021

Have some of 2021's food trends become staples in our diets or are they just fads?
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Vegan Jelly Donuts For Hanukkah

Dare I say these might be better than Krispy Kreme’s?
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EAB’s Green Chef Competition Puts Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes to the Test

On Nov. 19-20, the Environmental Affairs Board (EAB) challenged students to create plant-based Thanksgiving dishes for their quarterly Green Chef cooking competition.
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Homemade and Allergen-Friendly Halloween Candy

These three homemade candy recipes will make Halloween for those with allergies so much easier. Happy Halloween!
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Love To Cook It: The Cookbook Every Plant-Based Eater Needs To Own

As someone who follows a plant-based diet, it’s so refreshing to finally see a vegan-friendly cookbook that includes some recipes I know I’ll love and others to try when I’m feeling more adventu...
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A Student’s Guide to Sustainable Grocery Shopping

Shopping more sustainably and consciously is a lot easier than you might think! Here are a few pointers to get you started.
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Three Plant-Based Summer Meals to Beat the Heat

Here are three plant-based recipes that require little to no cooking, to help you beat the heat!
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3 Delicious Recipes Using Trader Joe’s Beef-less Ground Beef

Here are three ways to transform Trader Joe's delicious plant-based ground beef!
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A Flavorful Falafel Platter On A Budget

This falafel platter is easy to make, healthy, and budget-friendly!
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The H.E.A.R. Club’s Cooking Event Emphasizes The Ease of Vegan Cooking

A review of the delicious vegan cooking demonstration led by Chef Emma West of Satellite Santa Barbara in partnership with the Environment Affairs Board (EAB) and the Health, Environment and Animal Ri...
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