Cheesy Polenta Bites with a Trio of Aiolis

Cheesy Polenta Bites on plate The expert-level recipe for Cheesy Polenta Bites Served with a Trio of Aiolis was among the 10 courses served at the 2016 final dinner presented by students graduating from the ...

Grilled Pineapple Salad with Jalapeños and Sweet Onion

Grilled Pineapple Salad with Jalapeños and Sweet Onion Leave room on the grill for fruits and veggies! This scalable whole grain salad by Bastyr nutrition student Lizzie Diehl goes well with grilled meats, and may even steal the show.

Root Vegetable and Chickpea Tagine

Root Vegetable and Chickpea Tagine This easy-to-make tagine is representative of a traditional Moroccan tagine, which is cooked over coals to minimize the need for fire. Cooking this tagine in a crockpot allows for a slowly developed...

Collard and Sunflower Seed Pesto with Roasted Beets

Collard and Sunflower Seed Pesto with Roasted Beets In the quest to stay healthy this winter, there is no substitute for providing your immune defenses with a well-stocked toolkit. Vitamins A, D, E, and zinc are among the tools that let our systems...
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Shakshuka

Shakshuka Shakshuka is a traditional North African stew that is now commonplace in cafes throughout the Middle East. Comprised of eggs poached in spiced tomato stew, Shakshuka is extremely versatile and...

Spiced Quinoa and Kale Patties

Spiced Quinoa and Kale Patties Bastyr alumna Selva Wohlgemuth, MS ('14), RD, shares this recipe with us via her blog ...

Raw Zucchini Noodles with Kale Pesto

Raw Zucchini Noodles with Kale Pesto Most people don’t know that zucchini can be eaten raw! Without cooking, the zucchini and kale are higher in vitamins and enzymes that are sometimes destroyed in the cooking process. This mostly raw...

Tuscan Bean and Pasta Salad

Tuscan Bean and Pasta Salad This hearty and filling salad is a great entree or side dish to bring to an outdoor picnic because you can make it in advance and it avoids ingredients that spoil quickly such as mayonnaise and dairy...

Portobello Shakshuka with Baked Eggs and Israeli Feta

Portobello Shakshuka with Baked Eggs and Israeli Feta on plate with pita Meaty portobello mushrooms star in this soulful, healthy and satisfying entree. Add flatbread and a greens salad for a full meal. This recipe comes from chef Becky Selengut's book ...

Smoky Ginger Butternut Soup

Smoky Ginger Butternut Soup in bowl This creamy autumn soup gains a subtle smokiness from dried dulse seaweed, which is rich in iron. The broth made with kombu greens adds minerals. Find these sea greens in a grocery store’s...

Red Bean and Quinoa Chili

Chili Because whole grains and beans are combined in this Red Bean and Quinoa Chili, a vegetable or salad is all you need to make a nutritionally complete meal.

Spinach and Basil Pizza with Cauliflower Crust

Spinach Basil Pizza with Cauliflower Pizza Crust Who doesn’t love pizza? Your body will love it, too, when you sneak vitamin-rich cauliflower into the crust! Your friends will be amazed at your creativity, and pleased to know that cauliflower...
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Fresh Broccoli and Tofu Spring Rolls with Broccoli-Cashew-Lemon-Nettle Sauce

Fresh Broccoli and Tofu Spring Rolls with Broccoli-Cashew-Lemon-Nettle Sauce Team Brossica Brothers wowed judges at the 2014 Top Chef Bastyr competition with their Fresh Broccoli and Tofu Spring Rolls with Broccoli-Cashew-Lemon-Nettle Sauce. The star of their meal was...

Ginger and Lime Marinated Salmon

Grilled salmon on plate Grilled or baked salmon is a wonderful source of beneficial omega-3 fatty acids. The lime, ginger, soy sauce and sherry are bold enough to stand up to salmon’s distinct flavor and do not go...
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Delicata Squash and Tofu Curry

Delicata Squash and Tofu Curry on plate This winter squash has a tender, "delicate" skin that can be eaten, saving the work of peeling. This recipe from Bastyr dietetic intern...

Roasted Eggplant with Lemon Garlic Sauce

Roasted Eggplant with Lemon Garlic Sauce on plate A dish to highlight the gorgeous, glossy colors of eggplants and the rich, meaty texture they take on when cooked. Eggplants are an excellent source of fiber and a good source of heart-healthy...

Spaghetti Squash with Pumpkin Seed Pesto

Spaghetti Squash with Pumpkin Seed Pesto on white plate Celebrate the flavors of fall using strands of spaghetti squash as a healthy pasta alternative. With pumpkin seeds, basil and spinach, this dish is both colorful and nourishing.  Nutrition...

Spinach-Mushroom Mac and Cheese with Beer

Plate of Spinach-Mushroom Mac and Cheese Cookbook author Mollie Katzen shares this recipe in advance of her Sept. 27 talk at Bastyr. The dish comes from her new...
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Sweet Potato-Black Bean Stew with Sweet Peppers and Peanut Sauce

Sweet Potato-Black Bean Stew Acclaimed food author Mollie Katzen shares this recipe in advance of her Sept. 27 talk at Bastyr. The dish comes from her...

Nettle Souffle

Nettle Souffle If kale is your go-to leafy green because of its high calcium content, you'll swoon over stinging nettle, which boasts four times the calcium at 428 mg of calcium per cup, according to the...

Sumac and Cumin-Scented Beet Latkes with Poached Egg and Fresh Herb Pistou

Sumac and Cumin-Scented Chioggia Beet Latkes with Poached Egg and Fresh Herb Pis "The Flavor Queens" lived up to their name at Top Chef Bastyr 2013 with this flavorful, nutritious dish that was the winner at the annual cooking competition. The team...

Fast and Satisfying Miso Soup

Fast and Satisfying Miso Soup As the name implies, this soup is quick and easy, making it an ideal entree when time is short. It is also warming, nourishing and an excellent companion for rainy and cold Pacific Northwest winter...

Crock-Pot Chicken Marbella

Crock-Pot Chicken Marbella Bastyr faculty member Jennifer Adler, who teaches the Therapeutic Cooking series in the Department of Nutrition and Culinary Arts, shared some of her...

Logan's Famous Pad Thai

Logan's Famous Pad Thai This vegetarian Pad Thai from the Bastyr Dining Commons' own Logan Walker is a favorite year-round. Although Pad Thai and other Thai dishes often use fish sauce as a...

Tofu Stroganoff

Tofu Stroganoff Always one of the most sought-after recipes, now this indulgent splurge is all yours! Here's the richest, creamiest favorite from the Bastyr University Dining Commons:...
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Chickpea Patties

Chickpea Patties The cancer-fighting vitamin B6 is prevalent in chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, making them a nutritious choice. This flavorful entree stars the versatile bean, and was served in the...

Baked Salmon with Caper Relish

Baked Salmon with Caper Relish Its rich amounts of omega-3 fatty acids DHA and EPA help make salmon a cancer-fighting food worth eating up to three times a week. Try this delicious variation, which was served in the...

Portabella Reuben Sandwich

Portabella Reuben Sandwich This recipe updates this deli favorite with marinated and baked portabella mushrooms in place of traditional corned beef. The other must-haves for this standard are all here: Swiss cheese, sauerkraut...

Dr. Bruce's Awesome Grilled Salmon

A stylized plate and silverware. Dr. Bruce Gardner, a family practitioner, prepared this mouthwatering delicacy for Cynthia Lair and her family one summer and she has have never forgotten it. The ginger lime marinade makes this dish...

Spiced Sweet Potatoes with Apples and Kale

Spiced Sweet Potatoes with Apples and Kale The vegetables with the most vitamins and minerals are the dark green ones and the yellow and orange vegetables, which this recipe from is chockfull of. This friendly dish is not just flavorful and...