Nutrition

Eating a balanced diet is vital for good health and wellbeing. Our Registered Dietitian supports students in residence at UBC Vancouver by providing resources, guidance and support for a variety of food and nutrition concerns.

RESOURCES

Follow our nutrition blog for juicy updates and student-inspired recipes, or learn to grocery shop from a UBC nutrition student!

DIETARY ACCOMMODATION

At UBC Food Services we do our utmost to communicate information about ingredients and allergens to our customers.

STUDENT SUPPORT

Talk to our Dietitian one-on-one about a variety of food and nutrition concerns. Book an appointment or reach out directly.

Sara Kozicky, MPH, RD

Manager, Nutrition and Wellbeing

Sara completed her dietetics degree at the University of Alberta and recently completed a Masters of Public Health (MPH) at UBC. Sara has experience as a public health dietitian and patient food services manager in the hospital setting.

Sara is passionate about supporting student wellbeing and ensuring healthy foods are the easy choice in residence dining rooms at UBC. She strongly believes in promoting healthy, local and sustainable foods and using food as a way to connect with others. Sara is an advocate for teaching food skills, as they are fundamental for a lifetime of health.

In her spare time, Sara enjoys exploring food from around the world through travel and cooking. She loves being a part of the food and nutrition world at UBC – be sure to connect with her!

Nutrition Blog

How to Make Cous Cous Salad

How to Make Cous Cous Salad

Looking for a satisfying, yummy salad recipe? This nutrient-packed cous cous salad will make your taste buds sing.   Tamara Paetsch Food & Nutrition Coordinator Tamara completed her nutrition degree and dietetics training at the University of...

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How to Check if your Eggs are Fresh

How to Check if your Eggs are Fresh

Not sure what to do about the carton of eggs sitting at the back of your fridge? In this ‘UBC Chef Tips’ video, Chef Brad demonstrates a trick that will help you figure out if your eggs are still fresh.

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How to Peel Ginger with a Spoon

How to Peel Ginger with a Spoon

Want to learn an easier method to peel your ginger? In this episode of our ‘UBC Chef Tips series’, Chef Brad demonstrates how to use a simple spoon to get the job done!

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How to Cut Cherry Tomatoes

How to Cut Cherry Tomatoes

Tired of cutting cherry tomatoes one at a time? In the first episode of our new ‘UBC Chef Tips’ series, Chef Brad shows us a handy trick that will make slicing them a breeze!

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Dietary Accommodation

DINING SAFELY WITH FOOD ALLERGIES

While we do not have allergen-free facilities and cannot guarantee a completely allergen-free environment, we take steps to minimize the risk of exposure.

NUTRITION TOOLS

UBC’s residence dining rooms have tools like menu icons, allergen lists, nutrition information and online menus to help you make educated choices about the food you eat.

BOOK AN APPOINTMENT

Talk to our Dietitian one-on-one about a variety of food and nutrition concerns. Book an appointment or reach out directly.

ASK A QUESTION

No time to meet up? Students in residence can email our dietitian with food or nutrition questions.