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Nutrition

Enjoy the latest in nutrition research and science based on studies at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center. Our staff of Registered Dietitians have worked together to craft delicious recipes to help you achieve your health and wellness goals.

Farro Salad with Feta, Cucumbers, and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

This week, the Culinary Medicine team presents a recipe for Farro Salad with Feta, Cucumbers, and Sun-Dried Tomatoes! Farro Salad with Feta, Cucumbers, and Sun-Dried Tomatoes Ingredients (Serves 2) 1 cup uncooked pearled farro 2 Tbsp. minced red onion 1/4 cup minced sun-dried tomatoes 1/4 cup fresh grated feta 2/3 cup finely chopped cucumber, seeds…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Leafy Green Pesto Pasta

This week, the Culinary Medicine team presents a hearty and flavorful recipe perfect for pasta lovers – Leafy Green Pesto Pasta! Leafy Green Pesto Pasta Ingredients (Serves 4) Pesto 1/2 cup toasted pine nuts (could alternatively use walnuts, almonds, or pistachios) 2 Tbsp. lemon juice 1 small garlic clove 1/4 tsp. sea salt Freshly ground…

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…

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…

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