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Chicken Tacos with Mango Salsa

This week, the Culinary Medicine team presents a recipe perfect for Taco Tuesdays – Chicken Tacos with Mango Salsa! Chicken Tacos with Mango Salsa Ingredients (Serves 4) Taco Filling: 1.5 lbs. chicken breast 1 tsp. cumin 1 tsp. garlic powder 1 tsp. smoked paprika 1/4 tsp. ancho chili powder 1/2 tsp. salt 2 Tbsp. of…

Trainer Spotlight: Linh N. Secures Spot in the Record Books!

One for the Record Books Growing up in California, Linh Nguyen has always participated in sports and stayed active. She attended the University of California, Irvine, and earned her degree in Biological Science. Now in Colorado, she feels at home in the outdoors and continues to stay active by rock climbing, powerlifting, and participating in…

Tomato, Olive, and Feta Summer Salad

This week, the Culinary Medicine team presents a recipe perfect for warm summer days – a Tomato, Olive, and Feta Salad! Tomato, Olive, and Feta Salad Ingredients (Serves 4-6) 2 cucumbers, diced 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved or quartered 1 bell pepper (your color preference), diced ½ red onion, diced ½ cup pitted black (or…

Grilled Beef Mushroom Burgers

This week, the Culinary Medicine team presents a recipe for Grilled Beef Mushroom Burgers! Grilled Beef Mushroom Burger Ingredients (Serves 4) 4 oz. sliced button mushrooms 1 pound 90% lean ground sirloin 2 Tbsp. olive oil 1/8 tsp. black pepper 3/4 tsp. kosher salt, divided 1/3 cup chopped cucumber 1/4 cup plain whole-milk Greek yogurt…

Shirazi Salad

This week, the Culinary Medicine team presents a recipe for a delicious Shirazi Salad! Shirazi Salad Ingredients (Serves 6) 3 Roma tomatoes, small dice 1 English cucumber, small dice ¼ – ½ cup finely chopped onion, red or yellow 15 oz. can white beans*, drained and rinsed 2-3 Tbsp. fresh parsley, chopped 2-3 Tbsp. cilantro, chopped 2-3 Tbsp.…

Mason Jar Chickpea, Farro & Greens Salad

This week, the Culinary Medicine team presents a recipe for Mason Jar Chickpea, Farro & Greens Salad! Mason Jar Chickpea, Farro & Greens Salad Ingredients Farro (feel free to substitute another grain and/or cook extra for later) 1 ¼ cup farro 1 Tbsp. olive oil 1 medium clove garlic, pressed or minced ¼ tsp. salt…

Vegetarian Bibimbap

This week, the Culinary Medicine team presents a recipe for Vegetarian Bibimbap! Bibimbap Ingredients Rice 1 cup short-grain brown or white rice, cooked Quick Pickles ¼ English cucumber, thinly sliced ¼ c rice vinegar ¼ teaspoon sesame oil Pinch of salt Veggies & Egg 2 Tbsp oil divided into 1 T measurements 3 cups packed…

FibroScan® Assessment: Now Available at the CU Wellness Clinic!

The CU Wellness Clinic at Anschutz Health and Wellness Center now offers appointments for FibroScan, a non-invasive exam that helps you better understand your liver health, specifically early detection of fatty liver disease. What is FibroScan? FibroScan is an ultrasound device used to assess liver health without invasive tools. FibroScan helps your doctor measure liver…

Jackfruit Tacos

This week, the Culinary Medicine team presents a recipe for hearty, vegetarian Jackfruit Tacos! Jackfruit Tacos Ingredients 2 20 oz. cans of Jackfruit in brine 1–2 Tbsp. avocado or olive oil 1 small yellow onion (about 3/4 cup), chopped 3 garlic cloves, chipped 3/4 cup fire-roasted tomatoes 2 tsp. smoked paprika (or more to taste) 2 chipotle in adobo pepper…

Sweet and Salty Roasted Nuts

This week, the Culinary Medicine team presents a recipe for Sweet and Salty Roasted Nuts that is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. Sweet and Salty Roasted Nuts Ingredients 2 cups whole almonds 2 cups pecan or walnut halves 1 1/2 cup pepitas (green pumpkin seeds) 2 Tbsp. light brown sugar (or sugar substitute like…

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