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: 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…

Healthy Recipe: Low-Carb BBQ Sauce

This low-carb BBQ sauce is deliciously bold and perfect on your favorite meat or meat substitute! Ingredients 2 1/2 6-oz cans tomato paste 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar 1/3 cup powdered erythritol (or any sweetener of choice, preferably either powdered or liquid) 2 T Worcestershire sauce 1 T liquid hickory smoke 2 t smoked paprika…

Healthy Recipe: Mahi-Mahi Spring Rolls

Our delicious Mahi-Mahi Spring Rolls are served with a tangy dipping sauce, making these a perfect appetizer or side dish! Ingredients For the rolls: 6 oz Mahi-Mahi, grilled, sliced into strips 2 – 12” round Asian rice paper ¼ cup shredded carrots ¼ cup shredded savoy cabbage ½ bell pepper, cut into strips ¼ cup…

Healthy Recipe: Raspberry Chia Pudding

Give this Raspberry Chia Pudding recipe from our Culinary Medicine experts a try the next time you’re looking for a quick, guilt-free snack. Ingredients 1 cup raspberries (fresh or frozen) ½ cup almond milk (or other non-dairy milk of your choice) ½ cup full fat coconut milk ¼ cup chia seeds 1 Tbsp. lemon juice…

Healthy Recipe: Pesto Corn Salad with Grilled Shrimp

This recipe features fresh, seasonal vegetables paired with grilled shrimp for a light and delicious summer meal. Ingredients 3 medium ears sweet corn, husked 1/2 cup packed fresh basil leaves 3 T olive oil 1/2 t salt, divided 1-1/2 cups cherry tomatoes halved 1/8 t pepper 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and chopped 1 lb.…

Healthy Recipe: Avocado Black Bean Brownies

This healthy recipe for brownies features avocado, black beans, and zero flour. They’re a deliciously sweet and healthy take on a crowd-pleasing favorite! Ingredients 1 (15 oz.) can of black beans, rinsed and drained 2 eggs or flax eggs (add an additional egg if you like cakier brownies!) 1/2 of a large ripe avocado 1…

Healthy Recipe: Zesty Shrimp with Orange Salad

Serve this protein-packed shrimp recipe alongside a bright and flavorful orange salad for a healthy lunch or quick weeknight meal. For the Zesty Shrimp Saute Ingredients 1 t granulated garlic ¼ t red pepper flakes (optional) Pinch ground black pepper ¼ t salt 1 t unsalted butter or olive oil 1 lb. shrimp, peeled and…

Healthy Recipe: Gazpacho Soup

With the heat of summer, this chilled soup makes for a healthy and refreshing meal. Give this recipe from the dietitians in our Culinary Medicine Program a try! Ingredients 2¼ lbs. tomatoes, diced 1 red bell pepper, diced ¾ English cucumber, chopped and divided 1 garlic clove, minced ½ red onion, finely chopped and divided…

Healthy Recipe: Shakshuka

While this dish is typically served as a breakfast food, enjoy this bright dish of poached eggs in delicious tomato sauce for a healthy meal any time of day! Ingredients 1 T olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 1 large red bell pepper, seeded and diced 3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 2 t ground cumin…

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