Pre-Order Fall 2022 Huskie Fresh Meal Kits

Campus Dining Services is excited to present a new mix of Huskie Fresh Kits for the Fall 2022 semester. Along with new takes on old favorites we are offering new kits to help celebrate Heritage Months throughout the semester. Each kit is listed below including details on the pre-order date, the dates pick-up is available and where to pick-up your kit after pre-ordering.

Payment options this year are expanded to allow Dining Dollars, Huskie Bucks in addition to credit card. Purchases using Dining Dollars or Huskie Bucks will require the use of the Grubhub app on a mobile device, and you will need to use Grubhub's Campus Dining feature to connect with Northern Illinois University. Once you have affiliated with NIU, add your OneCard ID to start using Dining Dollars and Huskie Bucks.

Order Your Meal Kit

Chicken, Sweet Potato and Corn Salad

Marinated chicken breast served with a sweet corn summer vegetable salad and roasted BBQ seasoned sweet potato slices.

Order by: September 5, 2022.
When to pick up: between 4 p.m. September 12, 2022 - 6 p.m. September 14, 2022.
Where to pick up: The Depot C-store in Holmes Student Center.

Ingredient List

  • Marinated sweet potato slices.
  • Marinated chicken breast.
  • Fresh sweet corn kernels.
  • Tomato.
  • Cucumber.
  • Radishes.
  • Jalapeño.
  • Red onion.
  • Fresh dill and parsley.
  • Feta cheese.
  • Dressing contains: canola oil, red wine vinegar, honey, garlic, salt, black pepper.

Equipment Needed

  • Grill.
  • Aluminum foil.
  • Oven.
  • Baking sheet.
  • Tongs.
  • Serving plate.
  • Mixing bowl.
  • Mixing spoon.

Mexican Bean Soup with Brazilian Cheesy Bread

Huskie Fresh Celebrates National Latinx Heritage month with our Inspired Mexican bean soup served with Brazilian cheesy bread (vegetarian).

Order by: September 12, 2022.
When to pick up: between 4 p.m. September 19, 2022 - 6 p.m. September 21, 2022.
Where to pick up: The Depot C-store in Holmes Student Center.

Ingredient List

  • Tapioca flour.
  • Parmesan cheese.
  • Milk.
  • Canola oil.
  • Salt.
  • Onion.
  • Black beans.
  • Diced tomatoes.
  • Vegetable paste/powder.
  • Spice packet contains: garlic, chili powder, ground coriander, ground cumin.

Equipment Needed

  • Oven.
  • Baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Skillet or medium pot.
  • Spatula or spoon.
  • Measuring cup.

Parmesan Crusted Cod with Couscous Salad

Crispy parmesan baked cod fillet served with a light Greek-style couscous salad.

Order by: September 19, 2022.
When to pick up: between 4 p.m. September 26, 2022 - 6 p.m. September 28, 2022.
Where to pick up: The Depot C-store in Holmes Student Center.

Ingredient List

  • Cod fillets.
  • Dijon mustard.
  • Mayonnaise.
  • Butter.
  • Couscous.
  • Cucumber.
  • Cherry tomatoes.
  • Red onion.
  • Breadcrumbs.
  • Parmesan cheese.
  • Feta.
  • Kalamata olives.
  • Italian seasoning contains: parsley, oregano, thyme).
  • Mediterranean dressing contains: olive oil, red wine vinegar, oregano, lemon juice, minced garlic, salt, and black pepper.

Equipment Needed

  • Oven.
  • Baking sheet.
  • Aluminum foil or parchment paper.
  • Cooking brush or spoon.
  • Microwave.
  • Microwave safe bowl.
  • Mixing bowl.
  • Mixing spoon.

Grilled Rainbow Kabobs with Marinated Chicken Thighs

Huskie Fresh Celebrates LGBTQ+ History Month with seasoned grilled veggie kabobs and chicken thighs served with a light lemon & butter orzo.

Order by: September 26, 2022.
When to pick up: between 4 p.m. October 3, 2022 - 6 p.m. October 5, 2022.
Where to pick up: The Depot C-store in Holmes Student Center.

Ingredient List

  • Cherry tomatoes.
  • Orange bell pepper.
  • Yellow summer squash.
  • Zucchini squash.
  • Mushroom caps.
  • Red onion.
  • Marinated chicken thighs.
  • Orzo pasta.
  • Oil.
  • Seasoning mix contains: salt, black pepper, oregano, basil, paprika.
  • Orzo seasoning contains: lemon juice, salted butter, parmesan.

Equipment Needed

  • Grill.
  • Tongs.
  • Serving platter.
  • Stovetop.
  • Small pot.
  • Spatula.

Inspired Coconut Chickpea Curry

Indian-spiced vegetable curry with notes of ginger and garlic served over fragrant coconut rice (vegetarian).

Order by: October 10, 2022.
When to pick up: between 4 p.m. October 17, 2022 - 6 p.m. October 19, 2022.
Where to pick up: The Depot C-store in Holmes Student Center.

Ingredient List

  • Canola oil.
  • Onion.
  • Cauliflower.
  • Garlic.
  • Ginger.
  • Crushed tomatoes.
  • Coconut milk.
  • Chickpeas.
  • Coconut rice.
  • Lime juice.
  • Cilantro.
  • Seasoning mix contains: salt, black pepper, curry powder.

Equipment Needed

  • Medium/large pan.
  • Stovetop.
  • Spatula/spoon.
  • Microwave.
  • Microwave safe bowl.

Lemon Broccoli Pasta with Crispy Chicken Breast

Crispy oven-baked chicken breast served with whole wheat pasta and fresh broccoli florets tossed in a lemon parmesan sauce.

Order by: October 17, 2022.
When to pick up: between 4 p.m. October 24, 2022 - 6 p.m. October 26, 2022.
Where to pick up: The Depot C-store in Holmes Student Center.

Ingredient List

  • Chicken breasts.
  • Dijon mustard.
  • Whole wheat linguini.
  • Broccoli florets.
  • Sauce packet contains: lemon juice, lemon zest, parmesan.
  • Roux packet contains: butter, garlic, flour.
  • Breadcrumb mixture contains: Panko breadcrumbs, salt, black pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, paprika, cayenne.

Equipment Needed

  • Oven.
  • Baking sheet.
  • Stovetop.
  • Medium-sized pot.
  • Medium-sized skillet.
  • Measuring cup or bowl to reserve water.

Halloween Hash (Apple, Potato, Pork Hash)

Fresh orchard apples, onion, potatoes, and pork combined to make the best Halloween Hash served with roasted brussels sprouts.

Order by: October 24, 2022.
When to pick up: between 4 p.m. October 31, 2022 - 6 p.m. November 2, 2022.
Where to pick up: The Depot C-store in Holmes Student Center.

Ingredient List

  • Canola oil.
  • Brussels sprouts.
  • Pork.
  • Onion.
  • Seasoning packet contains: salt, black pepper, garlic powder, onion powder.
  • Sauce packet contains: chicken broth, rosemary, thyme.
  • Filling contains: butter, apple, potato.

Equipment Needed

  • Stovetop.
  • Large skillet.
  • Spatula/serving spoon.
  • Oven.
  • Baking sheet.

Johnnycakes with Cranberry Maple Wojapi and Soft-boiled Farm Eggs

Huskie Fresh Celebrates Native American Heritage Month Inspired by Native North Americans, warm cornmeal pancakes topped with sweet-tart cranberry maple sauce, alongside fresh soft-cooked eggs.

Order by: October 31, 2022.
When to pick up: between 4 p.m. November 7, 2022 - 6 p.m. November 9, 2022.
Where to pick up: The Depot C-store in Holmes Student Center.

Ingredient List

  • Fresh cranberries.
  • Maple syrup.
  • Evaporated milk.
  • Vegetable oil.
  • Farm fresh eggs.
  • Cornmeal.
  • All-purpose flour.
  • Baking powder.
  • Salt.

Equipment Needed

  • Stovetop.
  • 2 x small/medium pots.
  • Skillet.
  • Spatula.
  • Spoon.
  • Mixing bowl.
  • Measuring cups.

Zucchini Boats with Italian Sausage and Parmesan Cauliflower

Hallowed zucchini halves stuffed with Italian sausage mixture, topped with seasoned breadcrumbs served with roasted breaded cauliflower.

Order by: November 7, 2022.
When to pick up: between 4 p.m. November 14, 2022 - 6 p.m. November 16, 2022.
Where to pick up: The Depot C-store in Holmes Student Center.

Ingredient List

  • Cauliflower florets.
  • Canola oil.
  • Acini di pepe.
  • Zucchini.
  • Onion.
  • Turkey sausage.
  • Mozzarella.
  • Breadcrumb mixture contains: Panko breadcrumbs, parmesan cheese, Italian seasoning (parsley, oregano, sage).
  • Filling contains: garlic, mushrooms, tomatoes, parsley, oregano, ground sage.

Equipment Needed

  • Baking sheet.
  • Aluminum foil.
  • Medium bowl.
  • Oven.
  • Stovetop.
  • Medium skillet.
  • Spoon.

Smothered Pork Chops with Roasted Red Potatoes

Seared pork chops coated in savory gravy with roasted red potatoes and sauteed peppers.

Order by: November 21, 2022.
When to pick up: between 4 p.m. November 28, 2022 - 6 p.m. November 30, 2022.
Where to pick up: The Depot C-store in Holmes Student Center.

Ingredient List

  • Red potatoes.
  • Oil.
  • Boneless pork chops.
  • Butter.
  • Onions.
  • Mixed bell peppers.
  • Gravy.
  • Seasoning packet contains: salt, black pepper, garlic powder, dried parsley.

Equipment Needed

  • Cutting board.
  • Knife.
  • Large skillet.
  • Stovetop.
  • Oven.
  • Baking sheet.
  • Oven mitt.
  • Small bowl.
  • Side plate/bowl.
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