Vegan,gluten-free cornbread slice with herbs and red bell peppper slices

Vegan, Gluten-free Cornbread

As the saying goes "necessity is the mother of invention", this vegan, gluten-free cornbread recipe was born in a rushed delivery during a cooking class here at Bastyr to cater to dietary...
Vegan, Gluten-free, cornbread, cashew milk, flax egg

Plate with roasted acorn squash with cranberry quinoa stuffing

Roasted acorn squash with cranberry quinoa stuffing

This stuffed, roasted squash isn't trying to trick you into thinking it's stuffed with meat. And it doesn't have to! The cranberry quinoa filling is satisfying enough on its own, full of spiced...
Vegan, roasted acorn, cranberry, quinoa, fall recipes, sweet and salty, protein, anti-bacterial

Plate of rainbow color layered sauerkraut on top of salad

Rainbow Layered Kraut

Need to meal prep? Try Bastyr's Nutrition Department's Rainbow Layered Sauerkraut to add to any salad, sandwich, taco, or eat by itself!  
sauerkraut, toppings, cabbage, Vegan, Vegetarian, Snack, meal, probiotic, fermented, rainbow

Plate of tempeh summer rolls and dipping sauce

Tempeh Summer Rolls

These tempeh summer rolls are healthy, adaptable, and make a wonderful light dinner, lunch, or appetizer. Make them with your favorite vegetables and herbs, and serve with a creative dipping sauce!...
Vegan, Vegetarian, tempeh, spring rolls, healthy, lunch, fresh, meat alternatives, bone health, weight loss, whole foods, summer recipes, gut microbiome, level one digestives, fermented

Plate of grilled portebello mushrooms with lemon wedge

Grilled Portabella “Ribs”

Portabella mushrooms are a versatile, flavorful ingredient that is nutrient packed and can easily fit into any BBQ party as grilled portabella "ribs" – no matter the audience! Try marinating with...
Mushrooms, Vegetarian, ribs, portabella, Vegan, bbq, b-complex vitamins, meat alternative, digestive system

Plate of Creamy Vegan Potato Salad garnished with green onions and lemon wedge

Creamy Vegan Potato Salad

The beloved Summer picnic salad gets a healthy,vegan – and green makeover! Using avocados instead of mayo makes a delicious creamy dressing for the potato salad that you can feel good about!
potato salad, Vegan, salad, potatoes, potato, appetizer, Side dish, potasssium, fiber, green

Bowl of spiced almonds

Spiced Almonds

This quick and easy snack is the perfect way to add a little zest to your day!
almonds, recipe, Vegetarian, Snack, quick snack, Vegan, vitamin E, weight loss, blood pressure, magnesium

hummus flatbread pizza

Hummus Flatbread Pizza

This vegetarian version of pizza is a great way to fill up on heart friendly fiber from legumes and whole wheat flour.  The love is further enhanced by colorful vegetables which provide a...
pizza, flatbread pizza, hummus, Vegetarian, Vegan, cravings, healthy pizza, raw, fiber, antioxidants, Snacks, whole grain, probiotics, prebiotics, plant based, digestives, food hacks

holiday veggie loaf with mushroom gravy

Holiday Veggie Loaf with Mushroom Gravy

Here’s a quick and easy recipe that is vegetarian, using basic ingredients that you’ll have sitting around in the kitchen to make a veggie loaf with mushroom gravy. Not only will you save time, but...
vegetarian meatloaf, holiday recipes, Christmas recipes, veggie loaf, Vegan, holiday dinner, quick and easy recipe, source of folate

Spicy Tempeh Tacos

Spicy Tempeh Tacos

If you haven't tried tempeh, this recipe is a great way to introduce you to its meaty flavor with the added bonus of providing you with some extra probiotics. That's right, because tempeh is made...
Vegetarian, Vegan, Dairy-free, Gluten-free, meat alternatives, protein, plant-based, bone health, tacos, Hispanic cuisine

Southwest Chipotle Chick'n Salad

Southwest Chipotle Chick'n Salad

With 25 grams of plant protein and 17 grams of fiber, this southwest chipotle chick'n salad will keep you fueled and satisfied, says Bastyr alumna Selva Wohlgemuth, MS ('14), RD,...
Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Salads, plant based, Vegenaise, Gardein, protein, greens

Melon, Mint and Lime Sorbet

Melon, Mint and Lime Sorbet

There's no need to look at ingredient labels when you make your own sorbet! Try this recipe that combines sweet honeydew melon with tangy lime and the freshness as mint, which also was used as the "...
Desserts, Vegan, Vegetarian, Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Appetizers, sorbet, summer recipe, digestion, bile flow, digestives, whole foods, fresh, in- season, fruit, healthy desserts, plant-based

Watermelon Cucumber Salad

Watermelon Cucumber Salad

This salad is simple, juicy, and thirst-quenching, making it a must-serve dish on hot summer days. Bastyr University nutrition student Lizzie Diehl recommends serving her Watermelon Cucumber Salad...
Salads, Vegetarian, Vegan, Dairy-free, Gluten-free, watermelon, cucumber, salad, summer recipes, hydrating foods, Anti-inflammatory

Cannellini Caprese

Cannellini Caprese

Creamy, nutty cannellini beans and bold caprese flavors complement each other in this refreshing and filling salad. Full of micronutrients, beans are also a great source of folate, fiber...
Salads, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, cannellini bean, B vitamins, vitamin b12 source, iron source, Vegan

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 , grilled pineapple salad with jalapenos and sweet onion by Bastyr nutrition student Lizzie Diehl goes well with grilled...
Vegetarian, Vegan, Entrees, Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Salads, grilled fruit, Anti-inflammatory, bone health, bbq

Gingered Lentil Sandwich Spread

Gingered Lentil Sandwich Spread

Smear this gingered lentil sandwhich spread on whole-wheat bread and greens for a protein-rich lunch, enlivened by anti-inflammatory ginger. Or try it as a hummus appetizer served with cut-up...
Vegan, Vegetarian, Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Appetizers, Ginger, lentil, stomach ease, sandwhich, healthy mayo alternative

Brownies on a plate.

Black Bean Brownies

You read that correctly — these rich, chocolately brownies have fantastic flavor, unexpected ingredients and are easy to make. The cameo appearance of black beans add a boost of protein and fiber.
Desserts, Vegan, black bean brownie, healthy dessert quick and easy, chocolate, protein, heart health, folate source

Ginger Peanut Stew

Ginger Peanut Stew

This rich, warming ginger, peanut stew from Bastyr nutrition student Lizzie Diehl travels and reheats well. Serve it over brown rice, and share it with a neighbor.
Vegetarian, Vegan, Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Soup, Ginger, stomach ease, peanut, Soup, plant based

A white bowl of mashed sweet potatoes

Chili-Spiced Sweet Potatoes

Mashed sweet potatoes are a great addition to any Thanksgiving Day spread. This easy-to-make orange and chili-spiked mixture is a refreshing twist on typically heavy potato dishes. Low in fat...
Vegan, Gluten-free, Vegetarian, Easy, complex carbs, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, thanksgiving, soul food

Bowl of veggie chili with garnish.

Black Bean and Butternut Squash Chili

A pot of Black Bean and Butternut Squash Chili is perfect for Meatless Monday or for game day! Sweet and savory, this veggie chili features seasonal squash, fiber, protein-rich black beans ...
Vegan, Gluten-free

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...
Entrees, Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Easy

Plate of 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...
Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Entrees, Dairy-free, Paleo

Cilantro jalapeno hummus in a bowl, garnished with cilantro sprig.

Cilantro Jalapeno Hummus

Instead of getting stuck in a rut when trying to come up with ideas about what to take to that next summer potluck, try making something that is fresh, tasty and easy to prepare, such as a ...
Appetizers, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Vegan, Vegetarian, Easy, Snack

Green Pea Pesto in a jar garnished with green peas and basil.

Green Pea Pesto

High in antioxidants, fiber, potassium and even omega-3 fatty acids, peas also can add some sweetness to a meal. Even people who don't think they like peas should try this pesto, which you can ...
Appetizers, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Vegan, Vegetarian, Pesto

Breakfast Quinoa Porridge

Breakfast Quinoa Porridge

This superfood breakfast from Bastyr University 2014-15 dietetic intern Vanessa Berenstein, MS, will jump-start your morning. It’s packed with fiber and is a complete source of plant-based...
Breakfast, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Vegan, Vegetarian

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...
Dairy-free, Vegetarian, Vegan, Salads, Side dish, Entrees

Smoky Ginger Butternut Soup in bowl

Smoky Ginger Butternut Soup

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...
Dairy-free, Easy, Entrees, Soup, Vegetarian, Vegan

Green Bean & Sesame Salad

Green Bean & Sesame Salad

This is a fabulous summer salad when green beans are abundant, crisp and fresh. Simple and so easy, it’s great served hot or cold. The key is the Japanese-inspired addition of toasted sesame...
Vegetarian, Vegan, Dairy-free, Side dish, Gluten-free

Broccoli Rabe with Red Pepper and Sesame Seeds

Broccoli Rabe with Red Pepper and Sesame Seeds

Rabe, raab, rapini – this green cruciferous vegetable goes by many different names. Though broccoli is in its name, broccoli rabe is more closely related to turnips. The leaves are bitter and...
Vegetarian, Vegan, Side dish, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Easy

Bowl of Fresh Corn, Blueberry and Basil Salad

Fresh Corn, Blueberry and Basil Salad

This simple salad comes together easily. To avoid using a hot oven in the summer, the corn can be grilled on the barbecue. Leaving the husks and silk intact while roasting results in a soft tender...
Salads, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, antioxidant