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

Cranberry Pistachio Chicken Salad

We love a good chicken salad that that mixes sweet, salty, and zesty in a perfect bite. What’s even better is that it doesn’t require a lot of time to prep and make! Cranberry Pistachio Chicken Salad Ingredients 1/4 large avocado 1 6oz container whole fat plain Greek yogurt 2 cup cooked chicken, shredded 1/4 cup shelled unsalted…

Not Your Average Chunky Gazpacho

Gazpacho is a perfect Summer dish, and with the vegetable garden bursting with leafy greens, fresh cucumbers, and bright red tomatoes, there’s every reason to try this recipe. Gazpacho is traditionally a blended cold tomato soup served with bread, and this recipe may seem wrong to some traditionalists, but the best part of this recipe:…

Homemade Black Bean Brownies

The black beans in this healthy brownie recipe provide extra protein and fiber in a delicious sweet treat. Adapted from a recipe by Johnson & Wales University, these brownies are sure to be a healthy hit at your next event! Ingredients 16 servings 1 15-ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained 7 ounces (210 milliliters)…

Mahi-Mahi Spring Rolls with Dipping Sauce

Spring rolls are the perfect Spring snack, side dish, or appetizer. Biting into those fresh ingredients combine with that tangy dipping sauce just makes our mouth salivate thinking about it. But, have you ever been curious about how to replicate it in your kitchen? Well, you’re in luck. Try our take on this delicious Mahi-Mahi…

Blueberry Chia Overnight Oats

Make this blueberry chia overnight oats as a make-ahead nutritious breakfast or a tasty afternoon snack. Ingredients 4 Servings 2/3 cup whole natural almonds, divided 1 1/2 cups nonfat or 1% milk 1 cup nonfat or low-fat plain yogurt (non-Greek-style) 1/3 cup all-fruit blueberry jam 1 t pure vanilla extract 1 cup old fashioned oats…

Turkey Meatballs with Cauliflower Fried Rice

These baked Turkey Meatballs are a healthy alternative to traditional meatballs. Serve them with cauliflower fried rice for an easy weeknight meal or double the portion for your make-ahead lunches. Turkey Meatballs 4 Servings Ingredients 1 lb. of extra-lean ground turkey 4 cloves garlic, minced ½ medium onion, minced ½ cup mushrooms, minced 1/3 of…

Spiced Chocolate Banana Smoothie

Do you like to have a smoothie for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or dessert? We can’t decide! But, whatever your preference may be, try this spicy, creamy, and sweet smoothie – it’s a perfect go-to for when you need a sweet treat. Spiced Chocolate Banana Smoothie Ingredients Serving size: 1 ¾ cup milk (or non-dairy milk…

Beet Falafel with Tzatziki Sauce

You’ve heard of falafel but have you heard tried making it with beets? Make these baked falafels for lunch over mixed greens and top it with our tzatziki sauce for a healthier take on a fried favorite! 4 Servings Beet Falafel Ingredients 1 red beet, grated or diced 1 14.5 oz. can no salt added…

Spinach & Goat Cheese Quiche w/ Sweet Potato Crust

Make this delicious quiche for breakfast or brunch using fresh spinach and goat cheese! 4 Servings 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.) bag of spinach 1/4…

3 Tips for Creating a Healthy Lunch Using Leftovers (Bonus Recipe!)

Before you throw away leftovers from yesterday’s dinner or leave them in the fridge for over a week, make a deliberate effort to reuse these ingredients as today’s lunch. Below are three tips on how to get creative with leftovers and create a tasty lunch that wastes less and saves more! The no-additional-cooking suggestion Turn…

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