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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.

Cauliflower Pizza Crust

We recently made this healthy Cauliflower Crust Pizza recipe at one of our Culinary Medicine Classes and topped it with mushrooms for a vegetarian take! Ingredients 1 medium head of cauliflower (2.5–3 lbs) or 6 cups of store bought cauliflower rice 2 large egg whites 1 t Italian seasoning (or dried oregano and basil) ¼…

Thai Lettuce Wraps

Enjoy the fresh ingredients and bold flavors of these healthy Thai Lettuce Wraps! They make a delicious and quick Summer lunch. Ingredients 1 t sesame oil 2 T oyster sauce 1 T low sodium soy sauce 1 T cornstarch ½ jalapeno, chopped 1 egg, beaten 2 T olive oil 8 shitake mushrooms 2 cloves garlic,…

Spinach & Goat Cheese Quiche w/ Sweet Potato Crust

Make this easy and delicious goat cheese spinach quiche for breakfast or brunch using fresh spinach and flavor-packed goat cheese! Ingredients Coconut oil cooking spray 1 large sweet potato, cut into 1/8th-inch slices 1 t olive oil 1 small white onion, diced 1 jalapeno, seeded and diced 1 large Roma tomato, diced 1 (5 oz.)…

Balsamic Roasted Pears with Ricotta and Honey

Roasted pears combined with balsamic vinegar and honey, then top it off with ricotta and a drizzle of honey. This creates a sophisticated and delicious dish that you’ll love! Ingredients 2 T unsalted butter 3 ripe yet firm Bosc pears, halved and cored ¼ cup balsamic vinegar 6 oz. ricotta cheese (part-skim) 1 T honey,…

Kale Apple Walnut Salad with Quinoa

Enjoy this vibrant salad featuring sweet apples, roasted beets, and fresh kale. Ingredients 1 cup quinoa 2 cups water For the Dressing 3 T unfiltered apple cider vinegar 1 t Dijon mustard 1 t raw honey 1 clove garlic minced 1/4 t sea salt 1/8 t black pepper 2 T grapeseed or canola oil 2…

Whole Fish with Greek Grain Salad

Learn to create delicious and beautiful recipes like this Whole Fish with Greek Grain Salad at our weekly Culinary Medicine classes each Tuesday. For more information and to sign up, visit HERE. Whole Fish with Soy and Citrus Ingredients 1 lemon 1 lime plus 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 orange 1 red snapper (about…

Stuffed Acorn Squash with Sausage & Kale

We recently prepared this seasonal and easy-to-make Stuffed Acorn Squash recipe in one of our Culinary Medicine classes. It yields a hearty and delicious meal that also looks beautiful on a plate! Join us weekly and learn to cook healthy recipes just like this one. Ingredients 2 acorn squash, cut in half and seeds removed…

Snow Pea, Scallion, and Radish Salad

This seasonal recipe highlights some of Spring’s best, fresh veggies and is beautifully eye-catching. Ingredients 2 cups snow peas, trimmed 1 T water 2 scallions, sliced thin 4 radishes, trimmed and cut into thin strips 1/4 cup rice vinegar 1 t honey 1 T canola oil Preparation 1. Cut the snow peas on the diagonal…

Lemon, Asparagus and Pea Risotto

You’ll love this healthy meal that just screams SPRING! This recipe highlights tender, yet crunchy, green vegetables over bright and delicious risotto. Ingredients For the broth 5 cups broth of your choice (vegetable or chicken work best) + 1 Parmesan rind Herbs of choice; basil, parsley stalks, chives (whatever you have) For the Risotto 4…

Pea and Cilantro Soup

This simple pea soup recipe boasts a beautiful bright green color and packs a serious flavor punch! It’s a perfect, comforting recipe and the best part? It can be served hot or cold! Ingredients 2 T olive oil 6 green onions, sliced 12 small potatoes, diced 1 small red chili or chili flakes (optional) 2…

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