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

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…

Pasta Primavera

Are you ready for a refreshing pasta dish full of flavor and nutrients? Try our Pasta Primavera recipe from the Culinary Medicine team! Pasta Primavera Ingredients 8 oz. penne pasta, whole grain 1 Tbsp. olive oil 4 oz. asparagus (about half a medium bunch), cut into 1.5 in. pieces 1 medium carrot, cut into matchstick…

Garlic Herb Roasted Nuts

New from the Culinary Medicine team – a recipe for Garlic Herb Roasted Nuts! Garlic Herb Roasted Nuts Ingredients 3 cups plain nuts of your choice (mixed or all one type) 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh oregano 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh thyme 1/2 Tbsp. smoked paprika…

Smokey White Bean Shakshuka

Our Culinary Medicine team is pleased to present a new recipe – a Smokey White Bean Shakshuka that serves four. Smokey White Bean Shakshuka Ingredients 2 Tbsp. olive oil 4 cloves garlic 1 yellow onion 1 28oz. can whole peeled tomatoes 1/2 Tbsp. smoked paprika 1 tsp ground cumin 1/2 tsp. dried oregano 1/8 tsp.…

20-Minute Cardio Crusher

Looking for a quick, but effective cardio workout? We’ve got you covered. Our cardio crusher workout will get your heart pumping and leave you feeling energized. This workout is composed of two circuits. Complete each circuit twice! Circuit A To complete this circuit, perform each exercise for 60 seconds. Jog in place Jumping Jacks Step…

CXWORX is now Les Mills CORE

Your favorite core workout, CXWORX™, is now LES MILLS CORE™. Les Mills, Anschutz Health and Wellness Center’s group fitness partner, announced the name change earlier this year in hopes of “more accurately reflecting the workout.” You can now experience LES MILLS CORE as a 45-minute class option, in addition to the existing 30-minute version. What…

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