Recipes

From food and healthy recipes to fitness exercises and research studies, the AHWC blog offers expert health and wellness advice.

GRILLED SHRIMP TACOS WITH CORN AND COTIJA SALSA

Ingredients: TACOS 1 lb. raw shrimp, peeled and deveined ¼ cup olive oil Juice and zest of 1 lemon Juice and zest of 1 lime 2 cloves garlic, minced or grated 1 tsp. smoked paprika ½ tsp. chipotle chili powder ½ tsp. cumin 1 tsp. salt 1 cup watermelon, diced 6-8 flour or corn tortillas,…

Sheet Tray Shrimp and Potatoes with Lemon

This easy and delicious dish offers a light and fresh way to get a healthy dose of protein in your diet! Learn how to cook foods like this and more through our monthly Culinary Comforts cooking classes. Ingredients 1½ pounds baby potatoes 2 orange bell peppers, sliced into planks 1 bunch scallions, cut into 2-in. pieces…

Break the Fast. Start eating Breakfast.

Still skipping breakfast to lose weight? You’re not doing yourself a favor if you’re skipping breakfast. When you wake up in the morning, you’re in a fasted state. If you don’t eat breakfast, your body will continue to break down your fuel stores for energy leaving you tired and hungry throughout the rest of the day.…

Dressing Up Your Fall Salads

As our Metabolic Kitchen  coordinator, Cameron Fiorenza takes recipes and food challenges every day and works to improve the nutrition content based on science and research. His dressings for salads are a great way to add specific nutrients to your meals! Nutrition has a direct impact on our bodies, and phytonutrients specifically have been studied…

Chunky Gazpacho

Summer is in full swing, and the vegetable garden is starting to throw all kinds of fresh food at us. What do you do when you are hungry, want fresh, crisp, refreshing veggies, but can’t think of enough ways to cook them? Our Social Media lead has come up with her own personal favorite recipe…

15-Minute Salmon Dinner

When your schedule is hectic, fast food is easy – but you’ll pay later in health issues! Instead of taking the shortcut with penalties, try this speedy salmon recipe next time you need a healthy meal but are on a time crunch! INGREDIENTS 16 oz. salmon, cut into 4 equal pieces 4 cups asparagus, woody…

Watermelon and Tomato Salad

3 each 2 cups ½ cup 1/3 cup ½ - 1 Tbsp 3 Tbsp ½ tsp ½ tsp ½ tsp 2 Tbsp Red or yellow tomatoes, chopped into ½” cubes Seedless watermelon, cubed Basil, freshly sliced Red onion, thinly sliced Olive oil Sherry vinegar Salt Black pepper Hot chili powder Chives, minced METHOD 1. Gather…

Turmeric Fish

Ingredients 4 Tbsp sunflower oil 1 teaspoon ground turmeric ½ teaspoon white sugar or equivalent ½ teaspoon sea salt 1 lb. white fish filets, tilapia, snapper, cod etc. Handful of chopped fresh cilantro 1 lemon, cut into wedges Spray oil for cooking METHOD Whisk together the oil, turmeric, sugar and salt. Dredge the fish through…

Soy Pork and Ginger Meatballs with Asian Greens

Ingredients Meatballs 1.5 lb. minced lean pork 2 Tbsp All Purpose flour 2.5 Tbsp soy sauce 2 Tbsp finely chopped ginger 1 Tbsp Hoisin sauce 2 cloves garlic chopped finely 1 small chilli (optional) Cooking oil spray Asian greens 2 Tbsp canola oil 1 bunch choy sum, chopped into 3-4 “pieces 4 green onions, trimmed…

Protein Packed Sloppy Joe Casserole

Ingredients 8 oz package mushrooms 3 garlic cloves, peeled 2 carrots, cut into chunks 1 medium onion, cut into chunks 1 ¼ pound lean ground turkey 1 ½ cup ketchup 2 tsp prepared mustard 1 ½ tablespoons light brown sugar 1 tsp salt ½ tsp pepper 1 ½ cup cooked chickpeas 2 ½ c stoneground…

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