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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.

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.…

Borscht

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…

Stuffed Acorn Squash with Sausage and Kale

The Culinary Medicine team has a recipe for Stuffed Acorn Squash with Sausage and Kale that is perfect for chilly evenings at home! Stuffed Acorn Squash with Sausage and Kale Ingredients (Serves 4) 2 acorn squash, cut in half and seeds removed 2 tsp. olive oil 1 tsp. paprika 1/8 tsp. kosher salt 1/8 tsp. pepper 1 +…

Vegetarian Locro

The Culinary Medicine team has a recipe for this South American-inspired Vegetarian Locro! Vegetarian Locro Ingredients (Serves 6) 2 Tbsp. olive oil 1 medium yellow onion, peeled and finely chopped 1 red bell pepper, cut into strips 2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed 2 Tbsp. tomato sauce ½ tsp. dried oregano 1 bay leaf ½…

Butternut Squash Black Bean Chili

The Culinary Medicine team has a recipe for a filling and festive Butternut Squash Black Bean Chili, perfect for cozy autumn nights! Butternut Squash Black Bean Chili Ingredients (Serves 4) 1⁄2 medium butternut squash, seeded, peeled and 1” dice 1⁄2 large yellow onion, chopped 1⁄2 red bell pepper, chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 Tbsp.…

Vegetarian Pozole Verde

The Culinary Medicine team has a recipe for a warm Vegetarian Pozole Verde with a bit of a kick! Vegetarian Pozole Verde Ingredients (Serves 6) 4 Poblano peppers, cut into 2” chunks 1 jalapeno or serrano (based on your spice tolerance) 10 to 12 tomatillos, husks removed and halved 1 white onion, cut into quarters…

Fish Fillets en Papillote

The Culinary Medicine team has a recipe for Fish Fillets en Papillote, a tasty fish baked in a pouch of parchment paper! Fish Fillets en Papillote Ingredients (Serves 2) ½ lemon ½ zucchini, peeled and trimmed ½ carrot (about 2 ounces), trimmed ½  shallot (about 3/4 ounce), peeled and thinly sliced 1.5 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive…

Start a Healthy Halloween Trend!

With the “season of eating” just around the corner, now is a great time to establish a healthy Halloween trend with your family! Help your kids learn the benefits of moderation. Halloween is a great time to learn about and practice moderation, especially since Halloween kicks off the “season of eating,” with Thanksgiving and Christmas…

Cinnamon Pumpkin Overnight Oats

The Culinary Medicine team has a recipe for Cinnamon Pumpkin Overnight Oats that’s perfect for crisp fall mornings! Cinnamon Pumpkin Overnight Oats Ingredients (Serves 1) ½ cup old fashioned oats, uncooked 2 Tbsp. 2% milk ⅓ cup plain yogurt, traditional or Greek ½ cup pumpkin puree, canned or fresh 1 tsp. maple syrup, or to…

Pumpkin Black Bean Soup

It’s finally autumn and the Culinary Medicine team has a new recipe for a hearty Pumpkin Black Bean Soup to share! Pumpkin Black Bean Soup Ingredients (Serves 6) 1 small onion, diced 1 cup vegetable broth, divided (more if needed to keep pan from burning) 2 tsp. chili powder 1 tsp. curry powder 1 tsp.…

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