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.
We take pride in serving you wholesome ingredients, preparing recipes accurately and providing nutritional analysis and ingredient statements through our online menus and nutrition calculator. From our general manager to our front line servers, we work carefully to address food allergies, celiac diets, or other special dietary needs.
We want to meet one-on-one with anyone who has individual dining needs to ensure that your dining experience is safe, delicious, and social. If you have a food allergy/special diet concern and would like to discuss your dietary needs, please don’t hesitate to ask our staff for assistance to plan a meeting with our campus dietitian.
Lexi Cournoyer, RDN, LDN
Phone (507) 389-1441
Meet the Dietitian
Lexi Cournoyer, RDN, LDN is our nutrition expert here at MSU – Mankato.
She offers students who are on a meal plan individual nutrition counseling for nutrition related topics including but not limited to:
•Vegetarian or Vegan diets
•Incorporation of a healthy lifestyle
Lexi also guides students in our various dining service locations on how to locate our Mindful meals, award winning Simple Servings station, and provides education on how to create a healthy and balanced plate for every meal. Group nutrition presentations available upon request. Topics vary.
Lexi earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics at University of Wisconsin – Stout and completed a Sodexo dietetic internship located in Massachusetts. She is also a certified Master Trainer through AllerTrain by MenuTrinfo. Contact Lexi Cournoyer or at (507) 389-1441.
Follow Lexi on Facebook at Sodexo RD at MNSU to find out about events happening on campus and information on nutrition, allergies and wellness.
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.
A variety of gluten-free items across campus and can accommodate customers with foods that are free from gluten-containing ingredients and protected against cross-contact with gluten.
Menu items with the vegetarian icon contain no meat, fish or poultry, or any meat products such as soup base. Our vegetarian offerings meet the needs of lacto-ovo vegetarians and may include eggs and/or dairy products.
Vegan offerings contain no meat, fish, eggs, milk or other animal-derived products such as honey.