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Nutrition

Enjoy the latest in nutrition research and science based on studies at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center. Our staff of Registered Dietitians have worked together to craft delicious recipes to help you achieve your health and wellness goals.

Watermelon and Tomato Salad

3 each 2 cups ½ cup 1/3 cup ½ - 1 Tbsp 3 Tbsp ½ tsp ½ tsp ½ tsp 2 Tbsp Red or yellow tomatoes, chopped into ½” cubes Seedless watermelon, cubed Basil, freshly sliced Red onion, thinly sliced Olive oil Sherry vinegar Salt Black pepper Hot chili powder Chives, minced METHOD 1. Gather…

Turmeric Fish

Ingredients 4 Tbsp sunflower oil 1 teaspoon ground turmeric ½ teaspoon white sugar or equivalent ½ teaspoon sea salt 1 lb. white fish filets, tilapia, snapper, cod etc. Handful of chopped fresh cilantro 1 lemon, cut into wedges Spray oil for cooking METHOD Whisk together the oil, turmeric, sugar and salt. Dredge the fish through…

Soy Pork and Ginger Meatballs with Asian Greens

Ingredients Meatballs 1.5 lb. minced lean pork 2 Tbsp All Purpose flour 2.5 Tbsp soy sauce 2 Tbsp finely chopped ginger 1 Tbsp Hoisin sauce 2 cloves garlic chopped finely 1 small chilli (optional) Cooking oil spray Asian greens 2 Tbsp canola oil 1 bunch choy sum, chopped into 3-4 “pieces 4 green onions, trimmed…

Protein Packed Sloppy Joe Casserole

Ingredients 8 oz package mushrooms 3 garlic cloves, peeled 2 carrots, cut into chunks 1 medium onion, cut into chunks 1 ¼ pound lean ground turkey 1 ½ cup ketchup 2 tsp prepared mustard 1 ½ tablespoons light brown sugar 1 tsp salt ½ tsp pepper 1 ½ cup cooked chickpeas 2 ½ c stoneground…

Overnight Oats

INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup rolled oats 1 cup milk or water 1 T Chia Seeds Pinch of salt METHOD 1. Place the oats and salt in a glass jar with a lid, or use a plastic container that is sealable. 2. Add in the liquid and any add-ins. 3. Shake to combine, and leave for a…

Timing is everything when it comes to your meals – QCOnline

Depending on the latest diet scheme to hit your weight-conscious circle, you may be consuming a greater proportion of your calories in the morning, fasting after dinner or spreading your calories over five mini meals. That line about “timing being everything” can apply to a lot in your life, but does it have an impact…

Lemon and Herb Chicken

Ingredients 1 chicken, jointed into 10 pieces or 3 chicken breasts on the bone, cut into halves 2 tsp sweet paprika 5 Tbs olive oil 1 tsp butter 1 small onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed/chopped 2 sprigs thyme 1 sprig rosemary 1 lemon cut into quarters 1 1/3 cup white wine ¾ cup…

Easy Eggplant Parmesan

When the weather gets cold, it’s easy to get caught up in the warmth and goodness of comfort food! Add in a long commute, with traffic snarled by weather, and cooking healthy, easy, AND comforting meals can feel impossible. Even though everyone here works with health and wellness every day, we sometimes wish we had…

Leek Fritters with Garlic Lemon Cream

INGREDIENTS Fritters 4 large leeks, pale green and white parts only 2 scallions, trimmed, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced ¼ cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder Freshly ground black pepper Pinch of cayenne 1 egg 2 tablespoons olive oil or vegetable oil, for frying Garlic Lemon Cream ½ cup non-fat greek yogurt 1 garlic…

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