Mindful by Sodexo

Good Health. Most people want it but many struggle with making it a natural part of each day. Mindful by Sodexo strives to change that.

Our approach is to make it an easy choice for you to enjoy a healthier lifestyle. In our cafes throughout the country, we now offer Mindful foods that balance nutrition with enticing flavors to create an indulgent way to enjoy health. Blackhawk Commons offers a variety of freshly prepared food selections and serves hot breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Click here to view Sodexo Mindful Recipes.mindful

Our hope is that making Mindful choices becomes second nature for you not only in the workplace but also at home with your family.



The "freshman 15" does not have to be a reality for new students on campus. For all students, faculty, staff and guests looking to find healthier dining options, they are available on campus!


  • Sodexo has now partnered with to help make keeping tabs on your caloric intake just a bit easier! If you go to, select the food tab, and type Sodexo in the search tab, you'll find 321 pages of Sodexo food items in the database. For a more refined search, type in the item you're looking for and Sodexo!
  • Interested in losing weight? Read through the Calorie Plan Breakdowns for help on meeting 1,200/1,400/1,600/1,800/2,000/2,500 calorie traditional or vegetarian dining plan calorie requirements. Information courtesy of the University of Florida IFAS Extension.


 A Better Tomorrow Starts Today

Your dining experience is more than great food just like sustainability is more than simply saying we are going “green.”  At Sodexo, we understand the best way to have a better today and a better tomorrow is to be proactive for your health, for your community, for your planet and for our people. Learn more.


Choose My Plate provides practical information to individuals, health professionals, nutrition educators, and the food industry to help consumers build healthier diets with resources and tools for dietary assessment, nutrition education, and other user-friendly nutrition information. As Americans are experiencing epidemic rates of overweight and obesity, the online resources and tools can empower people to make healthier food choices for themselves, their families, and their children.


My Zone

My Zone, located in the main dining room of Blackhawk Commons offers a safe gluten free food zone for those guests requiring gluten free options.

Meet the Dietitian

Sodexo employs over 500 registered dietitians (RDs) across the United States. RDs work closely with Sodexo’s culinary team to develop balanced and fresh menus and provide you with the nutritional information and tools to make healthy choices. If you would like additional information or guidance, please contact us!

Learn more about making healthy choices second nature here.

If you have any questions or want to discuss your food allergy issues, please contact:

Fritz Niebergall