Eating Healthy

Providing you with healthy options is something your dining team proudly does every day. We help you select delicious, nutritious and satisfying meals, snacks and desserts by highlighting well-balanced menu choices and providing nutritional information and tips to help you make choices that fit your needs.


Meet the Dietitian

Kelly Pearson, RD, CDN | Campus Registered Dietitian
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Kelly brings nine years of experience as a Registered Dietitian. She believes that a well-nourished body is fundamental to optimizing health, well-being, and academic success. Kelly provides many nutrition services to our students, faculty, and staff including nutrition counseling, guest lectures, workshops, tabling events, and cooking demonstrations.
How can Kelly help you?
  • General nutrition information 
  • Healthy eating on campus
  • Food allergies & intolerances
  • Fueling athletic performance
  • Dietary preferences (i.e. vegan, vegetarian)
  • Religious & cultural diets
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • Mindful & intuitive eating
Whether your dietary needs are medically necessary or a cultural or lifestyle choice, we’re here to help. Contact our Registered Dietitian if you have questions or need support managing a special diet.
Contact Information: T: 845.654.3547 | e-mail

Food Allergies

We take pride in serving you wholesome ingredients, preparing recipes accurately and providing nutritional analysis and ingredient statements through our online menus and nutrition calculator. From our general manager to our front line servers, we work carefully to address food allergies, celiac diets, or other special dietary needs. 

We want to meet one-on-one with anyone who has individual dining needs to ensure that your dining experience is safe, delicious, and social. If you have a food allergy/special diet concern, please call or send us a note using the feedback form.

Mindful mindful-icon

Locate a healthier choice! All Mindful offerings meet stringent nutritional criteria based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Each Mindful item is limited in calories, has fewer than 30% of calories from fat, fewer than 10% of calories from saturated fat, and is restricted in sodium and cholesterol.

Rustic RootsRustic roots

Recipes at Rustic Roots were developed in partnership with the Humane Society and Knorr's. This station features delicious plant-based dining with international and local flare, popular with vegans and non-vegans. These comforting and nourishing dishes include green chili jackfruit nachos, almond spelt and mushroom risotto, and vegetable Pad Thai.

Simple Servingssimple servings

Simple Servings features fresh, delicious meals prepared without common allergens. Simple Servings is also a favorite of students who prefer simply prepared foods and of athletes with its simple proteins, complex carbs, and healthy ingredients specifically chosen to fuel the body.

Simple Zone

An area that is free of gluten, peanuts, and tree nuts. This area has its own designated refrigerator, freezer, microwaves, and toaster. All items are individually wrapped and do not contain gluten, peanuts, or tree nuts. Bagels, bread, muffins, cereals, and frozen entrees can be found in this area. We carry many products in this area; these items are both gluten free and vegetarian.

Simple Zone

VegetarianMenu items with the vegetarian icon contain no meat, fish or poultry, or any meat products such as soup base. Our vegetarian offerings meet the needs of lacto-ovo vegetarians and may include eggs and/or dairy products.

VeganVegan offerings contain no meat, fish, eggs, milk or other animal-derived products such as honey.