Elevator Pitches

Pitch 1 | Healthy Vending

As Quinnipiac continues to make efforts in becoming a healthier community, one thing remains unchanged – the vending machine options.

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Vending machines are for convenience. With the busy schedules of our students, faculty and staff, sometimes a vending machine is the quickest

option for a snack between classes or meetings. Or, we simply need a mid-day snack and don’t feel like waiting in the cafe. Or maybe the cafe is closed. Either way, the vending machines are frequently used on campus.

With more people concerned about their health (and their figure), they are being conscientious about what they put in their bodies. Our current vending machines consist of drinks and snacks that are high in sugars, fats and carbohydrates.

I am proposing that Quinnipiac switch out their current vending machines for healthy ones. These machines will include snacks that are lower in sugar and carbs, and higher in protein and fibers. These healthy snacks would benefit the students, faculty and staff at Quinnipiac because the snacks will consist of vitamins and protein, which help with better energy levels.

The machines will have bright, attractive graphics, and will have a touchscreen display for ordering. You will be able to click on any item and see the nutritional information. There will be multiple payment options including the Q-Card.

Let’s make healthy food convenient and promote a healthy lifestyle for our Quinnipiac community!

 

Pitch 2 | Find My Clean Meal

Need a recipe using the ingredients you have in your kitchen? Trying to stick to your eating plan? Find My Clean Meal can help with that!

Once you download and open the app, you start by inputting your ingredients. You can either type them, or choose from the drop down menu. Then you can search your healthy recipes!

Once your recipes come up, you can filter them by eating plan (ex. low carb, paleo, etc), number of ingredients, difficulty level, total cooking time and more!

Not only does it expand your cooking creativity, it saves you money by using the ingredients you already have!

Have a recipe to share? You can post your recipe to the Find My Clean Meal community! Simply fill out the form and attach your recipe.

It’s that easy. Find your clean meal and be healthy!

 

Author: fit_spiration

Read more about Carlene Speizer and discover healthy recipes, meal plans, fitness tips, and more! Be happy & healthy.

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