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From food and healthy recipes to fitness exercises and research studies, the AHWC blog offers expert health and wellness advice.

Member Spotlight: Chad Singleton

Former Fitness Specialist and current member, Chad Singleton, shares his story of fitness and finding love at the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center (AHWC). “Before I was hired on as a fitness specialist at AHWC, I was a Colorado State Champion and Deadlift record holder, and an experienced personal trainer. Even before my interview at…

Healthy Recipe: Lean Bean Turkey Chili

The days are shorter and colder, so why not warm up with a delicious bowl of turkey lean bean chili from our Culinary Medicine cooking series? Ingredients 20 oz 93% lean ground turkey ½ cup onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 10 oz can Rotel mild tomatoes with green chiles, no salt added 8 oz…

Member Spotlight: Emily Duncan

AHWC member, Emily Duncan, shares her fitness journey. “I joined the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center in August of 2016, the same time I started my Ph.D. training on campus. Let me tell you why it’s one of the best decisions I’ve ever made! My fitness routine prior to joining AHWC can be summarized as…

Healthy Recipe: Vegan Green Chile Stew

Enjoy this healthy, vegan alternative to green chile stew featuring roasted green chiles, butternut squash, and quinoa! Ingredients 2 T olive oil 1 medium yellow or white onion, diced 2 T minced garlic 1 can fire-roasted tomatoes 3 cups of vegetable broth 1 cup cooked quinoa 1/2 medium butternut squash, peeled and oven-roasted 1 cup…

Trainer Spotlight: Maddie B.

Meet new AHWC Fitness Specialist Maddie Bilbo. Learn more about what made her want to become a trainer and her well-rounded training background. What’s your home town? “I am from a suburb northwest of Chicago named Elmwood Park.” What made you become a trainer? “I’ve always had better than average awareness of my body movements, so…

How to Grow Sprouts

Sprouts are a nutritious vegetable that offers many benefits for overall health. Have you tried growing your own? It’s easy to do! 1. Measure out about 1/3 cup of sprouts (bean, grain, vegetable, or nut) and rinse them under running water. 2. Place rinsed sprouts in a glass jar and fill jar 2/3rd of the…

Healthy Recipe: Crispy Baked Vegan Tofu

Enjoy this healthy, crispy, tofu recipe that’s totally vegan! Serve it alongside your favorite side dish when you’re looking to add more protein to your diet. Ingredients 1 (15 oz.) block extra-firm tofu, pressed 1 cup non-dairy milk 1 t lemon juice 1 cup all-purpose flour 2 t salt, divided 1 1/2 cup panko bread…

Healthy Recipe: Homemade English Muffin with Vegan Cashew Cheese

You’ll enjoy this creamy, smooth cheese substitute that’s easy to make. Serve it with our homemade English Muffins for a healthy snack! For the Muffins (makes 1 muffin) Ingredients 1/3 cups rolled oats 1 T chia seed ½ t baking powder 2 T unsweetened applesauce 1 T milk of choice Pinch of salt Preparation 1.…

Over 150 people attended 9Health Research & Health Fair at AHWC

Over 150 people attend Research & Health Fair at AHWC Over 150 people participated in health screenings, learned about research studies, and took part in culinary medicine cooking demos and recipes at the second annual Research & Health Fair. The Sept. 28 fair was organized by 9Health, the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center (AHWC), and the CU School…

Healthy Recipe: Baba Ganoush

Baba ganoush is a middle eastern dip of mashed eggplant that’s easy to make, healthy, and delicious. Give this recipe from our Culinary Medicine Program a try today! Ingredients 2 pounds Italian eggplants (about 2 small-to-medium eggplants*) Medium cloves of garlic, pressed or minced 2 T lemon juice, more if necessary ¼ cup tahini ⅓…

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