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: 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…

Healthy Recipe: Homemade English Muffin with Vegan Cashew Cheese

You’ll enjoy this creamy, smooth cheese substitute that’s easy to make. Serve it with our homemade English Muffins for a healthy snack! For the Muffins (makes 1 muffin) Ingredients 1/3 cups rolled oats 1 T chia seed ½ t baking powder 2 T unsweetened applesauce 1 T milk of choice Pinch of salt Preparation 1.…

Healthy Recipe: Baba Ganoush

Baba ganoush is a middle eastern dip of mashed eggplant that’s easy to make, healthy, and delicious. Give this recipe from our Culinary Medicine Program a try today! Ingredients 2 pounds Italian eggplants (about 2 small-to-medium eggplants*) Medium cloves of garlic, pressed or minced 2 T lemon juice, more if necessary ¼ cup tahini ⅓…

Healthy Recipe: Beet Falafel with Tzatziki Sauce

Serve these baked beet falafels as a lunch over mixed greens and top it with our tzatziki sauce for a healthier take on a fried favorite! For the Beet Falafel Ingredients 1 red beet, grated or diced 1 14.5 oz. can no salt added chickpeas, drained and rinsed, reserve the chickpea liquid 1 cup chickpea…

Healthy Recipe: Pan-Roasted Trout with Citrus Farro Salad

Looking for something different to add to your weeknight dinner routine? Give this healthy pan-roasted trout with fresh citrus farro salad a try! For the Trout Ingredients 2 t chopped fresh rosemary 2 pounds of trout fillets ¼ cup all-purpose flour ½ t salt, plus more to taste Freshly ground pepper to taste 1 T…

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