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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.

Healthy & Happy Halloween!

  Kids eyes light up when this time of year starts to settle in on us.  Grocery store aisles are stocked with candy, costume stores start to pop up around town and the imaginations of the young and old are filled with ideas about what to do for Halloween, be it their yard décor or…

Dressing Up Your Fall Salads

As our Metabolic Kitchen  coordinator, Cameron Fiorenza takes recipes and food challenges every day and works to improve the nutrition content based on science and research. His dressings for salads are a great way to add specific nutrients to your meals! Nutrition has a direct impact on our bodies, and phytonutrients specifically have been studied…

Chunky Gazpacho

Summer is in full swing, and the vegetable garden is starting to throw all kinds of fresh food at us. What do you do when you are hungry, want fresh, crisp, refreshing veggies, but can’t think of enough ways to cook them? Our Social Media lead has come up with her own personal favorite recipe…

Kids Eat Right Month

August is Kids Eat Right month! Eating right is important for parents AND kids, especially as the back to school chaos puts stress on your time, schedule, mood, and more. Registered Dietitian Staci Lupberger sat down with the team at 9 News to discuss some of the ways to help kids eat right!   Check…

15-Minute Salmon Dinner

When your schedule is hectic, fast food is easy – but you’ll pay later in health issues! Instead of taking the shortcut with penalties, try this speedy salmon recipe next time you need a healthy meal but are on a time crunch! INGREDIENTS 16 oz. salmon, cut into 4 equal pieces 4 cups asparagus, woody…

Fuel Early and Often

Everyone has heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but how many of us actually follow through with this advice? Research shows that eating early and often can benefit your body in big ways. By eating a healthy breakfast and regular meals throughout the day, you can help keep yourself fueled,…

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…

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