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

Zucchini and Feta Fritters

The Mediterranean diet has been the basis for many healthy meals – like this fritters recipe – over the past five decades. It has been touted as one of the most nutritious diets by many organizations because of its emphasis on vegetables, fruits, whole grains, herbs, and legumes. Take this recipe as an example: you…

Vegan Avocado Pesto

These days, a lot of us have become more and more curious about vegan cuisine or vegan alternatives. Whether it’s because of health reasons, lactose-intolerance, or needing a change of pace, this easy Vegan avocado pesto will be your next go-to pasta sauce. Vegan Avocado Pesto Ingredients 1 medium avocado 2 cups fresh spinach cloves garlic, minced…

9 Easy Recipes to Cook in Between Zoom Calls

Are you jumping in between several Zoom calls a day and don’t have enough time to make a nutritious home-cooked meal? Well, you’re in luck! We’ve put together a collection of healthy easy recipes that don’t require a lot of time in the kitchen but still fuels your body. The best part is, you can…

Overnight Oats (with Six Flavor Variations)

A jar of overnight oats is the perfect breakfast (or snack) that requires very minimal prep work and keeps you full all morning. The best part of it is you can add in any fruit, nut butter, and/or nut toppings to your liking. If you need some inspiration, scroll down to view our six flavor…

Korean Sesame-Crusted Tofu

There are many ways to prepare tofu and this Korean sesame-crusted tofu recipe is a delicious method to enjoy a protein-packed vegetarian meal. Korean Sesame-Crusted Tofu Ingredients 4 Servings 16 oz. extra firm tofu, drained and pressed 2 Tbsp. sesame seeds 4 tsp. toasted sesame oil, divided 1 lb. bok choy, coarsely chopped (4 cups)…

Avocado Bisque

Cooldown the summer heat with this avocado bisque created by one of our registered dietitians, Lisa Wingrove. BONUS: Top off the bisque with your choice of toppings (see below for options). Planning to make this bisque in a few days? Learn how to confidently buy, prep, and store avocados for no more mushy avocados. Avocado…

Fudgy Avocado Black Bean Brownies

Avocado brownies? That’s right! Bake this mouth-watering brownie recipe that features avocado, black beans, and zero flour. Make it this weekend in celebration of National Avocado Day (July 31, 2020)! Avocado Black Bean Brownies Ingredients Serves 12 1 15 oz. can of black beans, rinsed and drained 2 eggs or flax eggs (add an additional…

Spicy Black Bean Burger

Black bean burgers have been popping up in restaurants everywhere, and now you can replicate it in your kitchen. Change up your burger indulgence with this spicy black bean burger recipe! Spicy Black Bean Burger Ingredients Servings per recipe: 4 15 oz. can low sodium or no salt added black beans, rinsed and drained 1/2 red…

Tasty Tahini Buddha Bowl

This Tahini Buddha Bowl recipe is living proof that cooking healthy doesn’t have to take a lot of time. So, hello health and taste, goodbye hours spent grinding in the kitchen! Tahini Buddha Bowl Ingredients Servings: 4 Bowl: 1 16-ounce can chickpeas, drained, rinsed, patted dry 1 teaspoon curry powder Salt and pepper to taste…

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