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

Roasted Tofu with Easy Peanut Sauce

This week, the Culinary Medicine team is here to share a recipe for a vegetarian Roasted Tofu with Easy Peanut Sauce. Roasted Tofu with Easy Peanut Sauce Ingredients (Serves 4) Roasted Tofu: 1 block (14 oz.) extra firm tofu, drained and pressed 1 Tbsp. olive oil 1 Tbsp. low-sodium soy sauce or tamari 1 tsp.…

Vegetarian Cassoulet

This week, the Culinary Medicine team is here to share a recipe for a hearty Vegetarian Cassoulet. Vegetarian Cassoulet Ingredients (Serves 6) 3 medium leeks (white and pale green parts only) 4 medium carrots, halved lengthwise and cut into 1-inch-wide pieces 3 celery ribs, cut into 1-inch-wide pieces 4 garlic cloves, chopped 3 Tbsp. olive…

Superhero Muffins

  This week, the Culinary Medicine team is here to share a recipe for Superhero Muffins that are perfect to kick off your morning or re-energize you throughout the day. Superhero Muffins Ingredients (Serves 12) 2 cups almond flour 1 cup old-fashioned oats 2 tsp. ground cinnamon 1⁄2 tsp. ground nutmeg 1 tsp. baking soda…


After a brief hiatus, the Culinary Medicine team is back with a recipe for Ribollita! Ribollita Ingredients (Serves 4-6) 1 large onion, diced 3 medium carrots, sliced into 1/2 inch rounds 2 celery stocks, chopped 8 cloves of garlic, flattened 2 bunches of Lacinato kale, de-stemmed and ripped into 2-inch pieces 1 – 28 ounce…

Member Spotlight: Tom Y.

This week, we caught up with AHWC member Tom Yaeger! Read on to learn more about his inspiring story. I started working at the University of Colorado in 1998, back when it was located at Colorado Boulevard and 9th Avenue. I became a member of the Wellness Center as soon as it opened. Still, for…

Flexibility, Mobility, Stability, and Injury Prevention

If you’re an active individual, you’ve likely had an acute injury at some point in your life. A common way of diagnosing these injuries is to pinpoint the exact area where pain occurs and assume that it is responsible for the issue. Seems like common sense, right? Think again. It is essential to understand that…

Salvadoran Pupusas

This week, the Culinary Medicine team has a recipe for Salvadoran Pupusas! Salvadoran Pupusas Ingredients (Serves 4) 1 1⁄2 Tbsp. plus 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil, divided 1⁄4 medium white onion, diced small 5 oz. or 1⁄3 (15 oz.) can Central American red beans or red kidney beans, no salt added, drained and rinsed 1⁄4 tsp.…


This week, the Culinary Medicine team has a recipe for beet-filled Borscht! Borscht Ingredients (Serves 4) 4 medium beets, washed and quartered 1 carrot, chopped 1 parsnip, chopped 1 leek, chopped 1 onion, chopped 3 bay leaves 1⁄2 tsp. allspice 1⁄2 cup lemon juice 6 cups vegetable or chicken stock 2 Tbsp. low fat yogurt Preparation…

Therapist Spotlight: Paige R.

Welcome our new Massage Therapist, Paige R.! Why did you become a massage therapist? I was drawn to massage therapy because of its unique opportunity to support people on multiple levels, from the physical to the emotional to the social. I entered the profession in my mid-twenties shortly after receiving massage to help manage shoulder…

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