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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.

Baked Risotto with Greens and Peas

Risotto typically requires a lot of attention, but our version not only allows you to step away from the kitchen, it’s delicious, nutritious, and baked! Make it as a side or main dish. Baked Risotto Ingredients Serves: 4 2 tsp. olive oil ½ cup yellow onion, finely chopped 1 small garlic clove, minced 1 cup…

Vegan Feijoada

Feijoada is a Brazillian stew typically made with beans, beef, and pork. Our vegan rendition obviously omits the meat but the dish is still packed full of protein, keeping you full longer. Vegan Feijoada Ingredients Serving size: 4 1 15-ounce can low sodium black beans 1 small onion, chopped 1 stalk of celery, diced 1 bell…

Masoor Dal (Spiced Red Lentils)

Masoor dal (spiced red lentils) is a popular protein-rich dish in Indian cuisine that’s easy to prep and quick to cook. It’s a perfect meatless Monday option that’s bound to please everyone’s tastebuds (including meat lovers) and keep you full for hours. Serve it over basmati rice, naan, or roti. Enjoy! Masoor Dal Ingredients Serving…

Seven Helpful Tips for a Healthier Holiday

It’s the Holiday season! Although we may be celebrating the holidays a little differently this year, it’s imperative to make healthier food decisions. For many of us, the winter months are a time to indulge, and our exercise or healthy diet routines often suffer.  Holiday Food by Numbers In truth, 75% of weight gain occurs…

Whole Wheat Walnut Pancake with Pumpkin Sauce

If we had to describe the perfect fall-themed pancake, then the whole wheat walnut pancake with pumpkin sauce takes the win! Whole Wheat Walnut Pancake Ingredients Serves: 14 For the Pancakes 1 cup whole-wheat flour ⅔ cup  walnuts, finely chopped, divided 3 tsp. baking powder ¼ tsp. baking soda ¼ tsp. kosher salt 2 eggs…

Roasted Cauliflower and Tahini Dip

Roasted Cauliflower and Tahini Dip Ingredients Serves: 8 1 cauliflower head, broken into florets 1 Tbsp. coriander seeds, plus extra for garnish (optional) 1 Tbsp. cumin seeds, plus extra for garnish (optional) Salt to taste 3 Tbsp. olive oil, divided 2 Tbsp. tahini 1 lemon, juiced 1 garlic bulb, peeled Method of Preparation 1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.…

Winter Risotto with Lemon, Asparagus, and Peas

Our risotto is a wonderful winter warmer that compliments many dishes with its bright flavors. Winter Risotto Ingredients Serves: 8 Broth 5 cups broth of your choice (vegetable or chicken work best) 1 Parmesan rind Herbs of choice; basil, parsley, chives (whatever you have) Risotto 4 Tbsp. olive oil 2 Tbsp. butter 1 clove garlic,…

Five “Great Pumpkin” Recipes that Pack a Healthy Punch

Ever since Starbucks came out with Pumpkin Spice Latte in 2003, pumpkin-flavored anything has been trending. From pumpkin lattes, pumpkin bread, pumpkin ravioli, and even pumpkin deodorant, pumpkin is everywhere. But aside from being trendy, pumpkins also pack a huge health benefit. Here are five ways pumpkin can influence your health and wellness. Help Keep…

Moroccan Vegetable Tagine

Moroccan Vegetable Tagine Ingredients Serves 4 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 1 medium yellow onion, peeled and chopped 1 large carrot, peeled and finely chopped 1 large russet potato, peeled and cubed into 1 cm pieces 1 small sweet potato, cubed into 1 cm pieces 5 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped 1 tsp. ginger,…

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