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

Shelley Roaten MS, RD, CSSD, LD is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian who earned her Bachelors of Science in Dietetics and Masters of Science in Nutritional Sciences from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX, where she also completed a dietetic internship concurrently.

Shelley is a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD), certified personal trainer, and is currently working on her certification as a Certified Eating Disorder Registered Dietitian (CEDRD).

Shelley is passionate about helping those individuals with eating disorders, disordered eating, athletes and sports nutrition; she also has extensive experience in working with substance abuse, digestive disorders (IBS & IBD), GERD, polycystic ovarian syndrome, diabetes, cardiovascular health, food intolerances/allergies and weight management.

Shelley is a competitive athlete, recently finishing an Ironman in 2018 (140.6 miles) and is currently training for an Ironman for 2019. In all, she has completed six half-Ironman races (70.3 miles), multiple marathons and is a proud swimmer for U.S. Masters Swimming.

Teaching young adults the importance of sound nutrition and exercise leads to wellness, healthiness and a better education overall. Discussing food, health, and body is extremely personal, therefore, Shelley works to create a warm, empathetic environment so that her students feel comfortable to share without fear of judgment.

Shelley is available to help students navigate and understand dining options on campus to meet their individual needs. Contact her at 817.257.5268 or email her at s.roaten@tcu.edu

Food Allergies

We take pride in sourcing wholesome ingredients, preparing recipes accurately and providing nutritional analysis and ingredient statements through our online menus and nutrition calculator. We are all passionate about serving students. From general manager to front line servers, we work diligently to address students’ specific needs, especially those with food allergies, Celiac disease, or special diet needs.

A team approach led by you, our educated consumer, is the best preparation for a safe school year free of allergic reactions. We want to meet one-on-one with all of our customers who have 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.

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Mindful is Sodexo's health & wellness approach that helps you make healthy choices second nature! We are committed to creating healthy environments for our customers. Central to this effort is providing healthy, nutritious foods. The result of this initiative is an approach that focuses on transparency of ingredients, delicious food, satisfying portions and clarity in message so that you can make Mindful choices!

Mindful offerings meet stringent nutritional criteria based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Each meal part is limited in calories, has fewer than 30% of calories as fat, fewer than 10 % of calories as saturated fat, and is restricted in sodium, and cholesterol. Look for the Mindful icon to indulge in the healthy and delicious items offered at each meal.

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Vegan-35x35.pngVegan offerings contain no meat, fish, eggs, milk or other animal-derived products such as honey.