The 7720 Café is a dining facility at Towson University, that the majority of students had no knowledge it even existed. This is because it is located on the first floor of the Administration Building. Most students are never over at that side of campus, so the majority of the costumers are Towson faculty. This is one of the many a-la-carte style facilities on campus.
If you plan on grabbing a meal at the 7720 café then you better get there early because they are only open from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. But luckily you have all school week to try and make it because they are open Monday through Friday.
For this blog I am going to give you some helpful tips on what are your healthiest options to choose from at the 7720 Café! Lets begin with breakfast shall we?
For breakfast you have your choice from hot dishes like eggs, pancakes and more. Or they also serve cereal, yogurt and bagels. If you want a bagel, than I suggest going with the whole wheat bagel, with whipped cream cheese. Both those options have been found to have less calories. What if you want cereal? Perfect because they have whole-grain cereals that you can choose from and fat free milk.
Now lets see what the 7720 Café has to offer for lunch. At this facility you have many options to choose form like creating your own custom-made sandwich from the deli or picking up something from the daily hot specials, grill selections, full salad bar, soup or desserts.Lets start at the Signature Deli. Here you can choose one of the costume made sandwiches or create your own. If you are planing to make your own sandwich then I have some perfect tips for you. First off ditch the bread and get a wrap instead. Or if you really want the bread, then get wheat bread instead of white bread.
Next, try not to load your sandwich up with meats, cheeses and condiments but instead with tons of vegetables. Not only will the vegetables load up your sandwich even more, but it will also help fill you. They have tons of different salad toppings to choose from too. From lettuce, tomatoes, peppers, onions, pickles, and more.
The healthiest sandwich on the menu is possibly a great panini that is offered that has just tomato and fresh mozzarella on it!
Now lets look at what is available at the Grill! There are tons of great and healthy options here. There is a Turkey Burger, that comes with lettuce, tomato, onions on a toasted roll. Try to limit your condiments and try ditching the cheese! There is also a Veggie Burger that comes on a toasted roll and your choice of toppings. This is the perfect time to load up on those veggies! Lastly there is a Grilled Chicken Sandwich that comes with lettuce and tomato on a toasted roll.
If you are in the mood for an amazingly huge salad, well good thing because there is a huge salad bar that offers all the toppings that you could ever imagine. This is the perfect opportunity to really load up on the veggies. My tips are to stay away from toppings that are loaded with carbs and stick with the green stuff. You can add as much as will fit in the box! Also stay away from the thick creamy dressings, and stick with the light and fat free ones. The absolute best dressings that you can use is oil and vinegar!
If you are looking for a quick snack, then they also have prepackaged foods around the room too that you can choose from. There is also fruit all over the facility, so make sure to get your fix throughout the day and grab some. So next time you are around the administration building come on in and snag a great healthy meal!