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

Harira: A Moroccan, Vegetarian Soup

This week, the Culinary Medicine team presents a recipe for Moroccan-inspired, vegetarian Harira! Harira Ingredients (Serves 4) 2 Tbsp. olive oil ½ large onion, diced (about 1 cup) 2 rib celery, diced (about 1 cup) 2 medium carrots, peeled and cut in rounds ¼ tsp. ground turmeric ½ tsp. ground cumin ½ tsp. harissa or…

Strong for the Slopes: Meet the Coaches

We caught up with coaches Jimmy Pritchard and Emily Meier to learn more about their backgrounds in winter sports and why they are excited to lead Strong for the Slopes this year! AHWC: Do you prefer skiing or snowboarding? Emily Meier (EM): Skiing! Jimmy Pritchard (JP): Skiing, of course. AHWC: What is your background/experience in…

Kimchee Fried Rice with Baked Tofu

This week, the Culinary Medicine team presents a recipe for Kimchee Fried Rice with Baked Tofu! Kimchee Fried Rice with Baked Tofu Ingredients (Serves 2) 1 Tbsp. unsalted butter ½ small onion, medium dice 1 cup roughly chopped kimchi (6 ounces) 2 Tbsp. kimchi juice, or to taste 2 cups cooked, cooled rice (preferably brown…

Upcoming Event: Strong for the Slopes

Get ready for your first day back on the slopes! Join AHWC in this ski and snowboard conditioning series, with in-person and virtual options, that will help you get the most out of each run. This program will help keep you safe on the slopes and get you in the shape you need to make…

Upcoming Event: Rooftop Zumba Jam

Join Jenna Clark, Zumba instructor and choreographer, in this high-energy, feel-good workout on the green roof at AHWC! Zumba classes combine energetic music with Latin-inspired moves that will keep you coming back for more. All levels are welcome! Space is limited. Registration is required. When: Saturday, September 18, 9-10am Where: The Green Roof at the…

Rotisserie Chicken Thai Coconut Soup

This week, the Culinary Medicine team presents a recipe for a Thai-inspired Rotisserie Chicken Coconut Soup! Rotisserie Chicken Thai Coconut Soup Ingredients (Serves 8) 1 Tbsp. olive oil 1 Tbsp. finely grated peeled fresh ginger (about a 1-inch piece of ginger) 3 cloves garlic, minced 3 Tbsp. Thai red curry paste 6 cups (48 oz.) low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth 1 (13.5 oz.)…

Quick and Tasty Chana Masala

This week, the Culinary Medicine team presents a recipe for Quick and Tasty Chana Masala! Chana Masala Ingredients (Serves 2) 1 cup cooked brown rice 1 Tbsp. olive oil 1⁄2 medium yellow onion, chopped 1 medium serrano or jalapeño pepper, minced (remove ribs and seeds to tame the spice level) 1⁄4 tsp. salt, to taste…

Member Spotlight: Maggie Dines

This month, we spoke to AHWC member Maggie Dines about her fitness journey. Maggie has been a member at AHWC since April 2019. She chose to join AHWC about six months before an upcoming weight loss surgery, and she started training every week with Emily in May 2019. “I wanted to learn to develop the…

Air Fryer Falafel

This week, the Culinary Medicine team presents a recipe for crispy Air Fryer Falafel! Air Fryer Falafel Ingredients (Serves 4) 2 garlic cloves, diced 1 cup dried chickpeas ½ small onion ½ cup parsley, chopped ¼ cup cilantro, chopped 1 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp ground cumin ¾ tsp sea salt 1 tsp black pepper…

10 Wellness Tips for Going Back to School

Are you ready for the new school year? If not, we’ve got your back. Check out our tips for kicking off the school year with your health and well-being in mind.  Set a Schedule Having a schedule will set you up for success with whatever you have in store each week.  Plan for different activities…

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