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Blueberry Chia Overnight Oats

Ingredients 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 2 T chia seeds 2 cups blueberries, divided   Preparation 1. Toast the almonds in a dry…

State of Slim – Stuffed Bell Peppers

Ingredients 1 lb. lean ground beef (96% lean) 1 cup brown rice 1 small yellow onion, diced 1 whole egg 1 cup salsa 1/4 to 1/2 cup fresh cut up parsley Salt and pepper to taste 4-5 green bell peppers (depends on size)   Preparation 1. Mix all ingredients (bell peppers excluded). 2. Cut top…

State of Slim – Cinnamon-Pumpkin Protein Pancakes

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats (not quick-cooking) 2 scoops vanilla protein powder 1 T Stevia (baking formulation) 1 1/2 t baking powder 1 1 /2 t ground cinnamon 1 1/2 cups liquid egg whites 1 1/4 cups canned, unsweetened pumpkin puree Preparation 1. In a blender or food processor, grind the oats to…

Asian Zoodle Bowl

Ingredients 15oz boneless, skinless chicken breasts, pounded to even thickness 1 T oil 2-3 medium zucchini, spiralized 1 large red bell pepper, thinly sliced 1/4 cup cilantro, roughly chopped 1/4 cup peanuts, roughly chopped* Sesame seeds (optional) Lime wedge, for serving *substitute cashews or almonds   For the sauce 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter 1…

Marinated Chicken with Cucumber and Cashew Salad

Ingredients 1.5 lb. fillet chicken breast, cut into strips Freshly ground black pepper ½ t salt ½ t cumin ½ t coriander 1.5 T lemon juice ½ t cayenne pepper (optional) 1 t garam masala 1 t grated ginger 1 T olive oil For the salad 3 T lime juice 1 T sugar or honey…

State of Slim Granola

This granola is a great way to top yogurt for breakfast or to take on the go for a quick snack throughout the day! Ingredients              Rolled Oats: 2 cups Egg Whites: 3 Tbsp Raw Almonds: ½ cup Walden Farms Pancake Syrup (sugar-free): ¼ cup Vanilla Extract: 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon: 1 Tbsp (more or less…

Healthy & Happy Halloween!

  Kids eyes light up when this time of year starts to settle in on us.  Grocery store aisles are stocked with candy, costume stores start to pop up around town and the imaginations of the young and old are filled with ideas about what to do for Halloween, be it their yard décor or…

Breast Cancer Facts & Figures – More than just pink ribbons

Every two minutes, a woman in the United States is diagnosed with breast cancer. That’s 1 out of every 8 women, or 12%. Look around your office, or at your list of friends on your Facebook page. If you have 25 female friends, 3 of them will be diagnosed in their lifetime. A woman’s risk…

Advice to Women Looking to Boost Metabolism

My 18-Year Love Affair with BODYPUMP: Instructor Candice Baumgardner’s Advice to Women Looking to Boost Metabolism I never lifted weights with any regularity until BODYPUMP. I would wander around the weight room, play with some machines, and then eventually end up back on the stair climber. I was a true “aerobics instructor.” Cardio, cardio, cardio.…

Wellbeing 360: How to Avoid a Hormone Hijacking!

This month, CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center will be launching a new education series called Wellbeing 360. This ongoing series of seminars, lectures, cooking demos, and more, will be offered exclusively for members and friends of the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center. Our first event, scheduled for October 17 from 5:30-7pm, is in celebration of Women’s…

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