Monday, February 2, 2009

February 2009 Report

Update from 2/23/09:
  • Last week: Downtown Aramark representatives and Lakeshore Dining representatives came to the meeting and there was discussion of vegetarian/vegan solutions at both these facilities --> similar results as we are doing in Simpson Dining
  • Lakeshore Dining is working on the creation of a vegetarian/vegan section in the hall --> more information TBA
  • Terry Student Center Cafeteria is also working towards more vegetarian/vegan options --> more information TBA
  • Label signs for food have been created! They will differentiate between vegetarian and vegan food items.
  • The meat in the pasta at LSD is bacon!
  • More options will be added to LSD as was done at Simpson such as: whole grain pizzas and waffles, edamame for salads
  • Working on publicizing the efforts we have made thus far
  • Check out the Facebook Fan Page for Loyola Dining (and become a friend to get updated on activities!): FB Fan Page

Update from 2/9/09:
  • Simpson Dining Vegan & Vegetarian Menu Binder: daily menu schedule --> binder with recipes for chefs @ Simpson Dining
  • Fadila purchased several books: Indian Food Made Easy, Vegan Soups & Hearty Stews For All Seasons, The Vegetarian Cookbook, Vegan With a Vengeance
  • Tagged recipes in cookbooks the group thought would be good to start out with
  • O.J. is now 100%
  • 1/2 whole wheat and 1/2 white pizzas at stations - mix of both readily available
  • 1/2 whole wheat and 1/2 white pancake mix -both readily available
  • Flavored yogurt: strawberry --> ordered
  • Mozzarella cheese is 2%
  • Marketing Dept. is making labels with members of Green Floor in Simpson Hall

Update from 2/2/09:
  • Fadila is purchasing several cookbooks for Simpson Dining including: How It All Vegan!, La Dolce Vegan!, Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World, The Joy of Vegan Baking, Vegan with a Vengeance, Veganomicon, The Mediterranean Vegan Kitchen, and The Garden of Vegan: How It All Vegan Again!
  • Vegan Pizzas now to be made: no cheese, but sauce and grilled vegetables
  • Oatmeal station with nuts, dried fruit, strawberries, brown sugar.
  • Omelet and pancake station day on Wednesday's.
  • Keep bringing those recipes!

Sunday, February 1, 2009

January 2009 Report

  • Meeting w/ Fadila of Simpson Dining --> members of green floor in Simpson Hall were there
  • Meeting time: 4:00 PM in Simpson Dining on Monday's. Meet at Fadila's office --> the offices as soon as you enter the dining hall
  • Recipes- if anyone has recipes please drop them off in the Veg Society mailbox #52 which is located near the USGA office under CFSU
  • LSD refined beans are vegetarian
  • Asked about pasta from LSD - vegetarian or not?
  • Working on signs to designate vegan or vegetarian
  • Ordering organic tofu
  • Italian Dressing is vegan!