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.

Healthy Recipe: Winter Bliss Bowls

Ingredients For the roasted veggies 5-7 carrots 1 head cauliflower 2 T olive oil 4 t cumin salt and pepper to taste For the bliss bowls 8-10 pieces of Lentil Falafel (see our Lentil Falafel recipe here) 2-3 cups of spinach 1-2 cups chopped red cabbage 1 jalapeno, cut into slices 1/4 cup crushed pistachios…

Healthy Recipe: Lentil Falafel

Ingredients 2 cups cooked lentils 1 huge handful (about 1 cup) fresh cilantro leaves and stems 1 huge handful (about 1 cup) fresh parsley leaves and stems 1/2 jalapeno (if you like spicy – leave ribs and seeds) 1 1/2 T olive oil 1-2 garlic cloves squeeze of lemon juice 1 t salt 1-2 T…

Cranberry Chai Mocktail

Mix Chai Simple Syrup with Cranberry Fizz Cocktail for a delicious Cranberry Mocktail! Ingredients For Chai Simple Syrup: ¼  cup sugar 1 cup water 2 Tbsp. Chai Spices 1 Tbsp. honey For one Cranberry Fizz Cocktail: 1 slice orange ½ oz. Chai Simple Syrup 2 oz. chilled cranberry juice 4 oz. chilled club soda 6…

Healthy Recipe: Sage Rubbed Turkey and Mushroom Stuffing

This turkey and mushroom stuffing recipe is simple and healthy. Enjoy it with your friends and family this Thanksgiving! Ingredients 10-pound whole turkey 1 cup carrots, diced 1 cup celery, diced 1 cup yellow onion, diced 2 cups chicken stock, low-sodium 2 T olive oil 2 cups fresh mushrooms, sliced 4 each egg whites 4…

Healthy Recipe: Black Bean and Veggie Enchiladas

Enjoy this healthy, meatless enchilada recipe from our Registered Dietitians and add more vegetables and fiber into your diet! For the Enchilada Sauce Ingredients 3 T olive oil 3 T flour, any kind 1 T ground chili powder 1 t ground cumin ½ t garlic power ¼ t dried oregano ¼ t salt, to taste…

Healthy Recipe: Herb Feta Dip

Looking for a shareable crowd-pleasing favorite? Bring this rich, tangy, and healthy herb feta dip to your next get together! Ingredients 6 oz feta 2 T water ½ cup chopped parsley ¼ cup chopped mint 2 T finely chopped dill 3T olive oil Salt and Pepper to taste Preparation 1. Blend feta and water in…

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…

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…

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…

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