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Wellness Wednesday Week 3: Favorite Yoga Poses by Angela

I’m Angela, and today for Wellness Wednesday, I wanted to share some of my favorite yoga poses with you for any mood that you may be in! There are different ones to improve focus, boost energy, release tension, uplift your mood, and relieve stress. I hope you try them out and enjoy them! 

 

Wellness Wednesday Week 2: Thai Curry Chicken by Jessica

Thai Curry Chicken Recipe
Serves: 4
Preparation time: 20 min
Cooking Time: 40 min

Ingredients

  • 1 (1¾-pound/800-gram) chicken, skinned and cut
  • 4 medium red onions, grated
  • 1½ tablespoons ground coriander
  • 1½ teaspoons ground roasted cumin (see Notes)
  • 2 teaspoons red curry sauce
  • 2 medium potatoes, puréed
  • 1½ teaspoons table salt
  • 2 tablespoons coconut cream
  • 1/4 c. chicken broth

Directions

  1. Peel and chop an onion
  2. Cut chicken thighs into strips
  3. Peel and dice a potato
  4. Prepare some carrots
  5. Prepare Thai red curry sauce, coconut cream and fish sauce 
  6. Boil water
  7. Put potatoes and carrots into boiled water and wait til softened 
  8. Fry onions until soft. Add chicken to onions
  9. Add two spoons of the red curry sauce followed by potatoes and carrots
  10. Add two spoons of coconut cream
  11. Add some chicken broth and stir it up! 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Wellness Wednesday Week 1: Healthy Smoothies by Aditi and Natalie

This is the first in a new series of wellness content from the Upper School Health and Wellness Committee, led by co-chairs Aditi Mehndiratta And Jessica Jiang. Follow Stuart on Instagram and TikTok (both @stuartcdschool) to see videos posted every Wednesday. 

For the first week, seniors Natalie and Aditi made healthy smoothies with different combinations of fruits, proteins and milks spending on your dietary needs and preferences. 

The first smoothie from Natalie has the following ingredients: 

  • Handful of spinach
  • About a cup each of frozen pineapple and fresh strawberries
  • A heaping spoon of Greek yogurt
  • 1 c. almond milk
  • 1 Tbsp. honey 
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice

The second smoothie from Aditi has the following: 

  • 1 c. milk
  • 1/2 c. frozen mangoes and pineapples
  • 1 banana
  • 1/3 c. yogurt
  • 1/4 c. granola
  • 2 spoons of peanut butter
  • 1 c. ice

 

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