Chipotle Coleslaw in bowl

Chipotle Coleslaw with Creamy Avocado Dressing

This dish is all about the creamy chipotle avocado dressing. Silky avocado and zesty lemon dance with the smoky kick of chipotle pepper. You won’t miss the mayo.   Customize the...
Dairy-free, Salads, Side dish, Vegan, Vegetarian

Bowls of Red Bean and Quinoa Chili

Red Bean and Quinoa 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.
Vegetarian, Entrees, Vegan, Dairy-free, quinoa

Bowl of Ginger Tahini Dressing

Ginger Tahini Dressing

Spice up your salad with a healthy dose of ginger, which is well-known to help soothe stomachaches and reduce nausea, but also can be used for as an anti-inflammatory throughout the body. Be sure to...
Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Sauce, Salads, Vegan, Vegetarian, Ginger

Herbarium cocktail in Collins glass

Herbarium Cocktail

Elderflower, basil, and lemon cucumber brighten this warm-weather cocktail from Amy Stewart, author of The Drunken Botanist: The Plants That Create the World’s Great Drinks....
Drinks, Easy, Dairy-free, Vegan, Vegetarian

Avocado Cream with Blackberry Coulis with coconut on top

Avocado Cream with Blackberry Coulis

This flavorful dessert combines creamy avocados, which are a great source of fiber, potassium and vitamins C, K, folate and B6, with sweet, antioxidant-rich and brain-boosting blackberries...
Dairy-free, Vegetarian, Vegan, Desserts

Coconut Cashew Bars

Coconut Cashew Bars

"Full of fiber and free of dairy, gluten and sugar, these are my favorite treats before or after workouts. They are also excellent with a glass of chilled almond milk.   "This is a...
Dairy-free, Easy, Gluten-free, Snacks, Vegan, Vegetarian

Diced purple beet

Sweet and Sour Beets

The vibrant purple color of beets indicates their rich nutrient profile. Roasting them brings out their natural sweetness and makes for a simple, satisfying side dish. This recipe comes from Bastyr...
Side dish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Dairy-free, Gluten-free

Delicata Squash and Tofu Curry on plate

Delicata Squash and Tofu Curry

This winter squash has a tender, "delicate" skin that can be eaten, saving the work of peeling. This recipe from Bastyr dietetic intern...
Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Entrees, Side dish

Roasted Eggplant with Lemon Garlic Sauce on plate

Roasted Eggplant with Lemon Garlic Sauce

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...
Dairy-free, Vegetarian, Vegan, Entrees, Side dish, Gluten-free, roasted, eggplant

Thai carrot salad in bowl

Thai Carrot Salad

Bastyr dietetic intern Siona Sammartino shares this recipe from her recent healthy vegetables video series. This salad is bursting with a rainbow of flavors. Veggies should never be boring...
Salads, Side dish, Dairy-free, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Thai

Bowl of Sweet Potato-Black Bean Stew and fork

Sweet Potato-Black Bean Stew with Sweet Peppers and Peanut Sauce

Acclaimed food author Mollie Katzen shares this recipe in advance of her Sept. 27 talk at Bastyr. The dish comes from her...
Dairy-free, Entrees, Gluten-free, Soup, Vegan, Vegetarian, stew, sweet potato

Bowl of Asian Breakfast Rice and chopsticks

Asian Breakfast Rice

This savory dish will keep you full all morning with protein and whole grains. It's also packed with vitamins, nutrients, and delicious umami flavor.
Breakfast, Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, congee, rice

Jar of Fermented Vegetables surrounded by kale, carrots and cauliflower

Fermented Vegetables

Advertisements abound for probiotic pills and supplements, but you can make your own probiotics that will be a bonus both to your pocketbook and your taste buds. Probiotics are important to include...
Vegetarian, Vegan, Side dish, Gluten-free, Personal care, probiotic, fermented

Mock Hot Chocolate Drink

Mock Hot Chocolate Drink

Enjoy this sweet, warming drink when you need a cool-weather pick-me-up! Carob comes from the seed pods of a locust tree and is rich in many nutrients. It’s delicious as a natural sweetener and...
Drinks, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Personal care, Vegan, Vegetarian, Easy

Cinnamon sticks, ginger, anise, whole peppercorns and cloves on prep plate

Warming Chai Tea

Making chai tea from scratch is easy and you'll appreciate how the fragrance will fill your kitchen! Your body will appreciate it, too: Ginger and cinnamon contain powerful anti-inflammatory...
Drinks, Vegan, Vegetarian, Dairy-free, Gluten-free, chai

 mini "pecan pies" recipe

Maple Pecan Bon Bons

Don't have time to make a pecan pie? Try these easy mini "pecan pies" for your next holiday gathering. The dates that work as the glue to keep the bon bons together are a great source...
Desserts, Gluten-free, Vegan, Vegetarian, Dairy-free, Easy

Bowl of 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...
Soup, Vegetarian, Vegan, Entrees, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, miso, quick, Easy, nori

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

Pecan Date Bon Bons, oranges on a white plate with people cooking in background.

Pecan Date Bon Bons

Although bon bons most often are filled with gooey, sweet chocolate, these equally delicious Pecan Date Bon Bons are filled with nutritious ingredients that give you fuel rather than just a sugar...
Desserts, Vegetarian, Vegan, Dairy-free, Easy, chocolate, treat, bonbons

Plate of Rainbow Chard with Cranberries and Almonds

Rainbow Chard with Cranberries and Almonds

Although many recipes call for removing the nutritious stems from chard, this recipe from the Bastyr Kitchen takes advantage of the entire chard leaf by incorporating stem and all. Rainbow Chard...
Personal care, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Salads, rainbow

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...
Personal care, Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Entrees, Dairy-free

Bowl of Carrot, Orange, Fennel Soup

Carrot, Orange, Fennel Soup

This Carrot, Orange, Fennel Soup was served in the Bastyr Dining Commons on February 10, 2012, as part of a cancer-fighting menu created by dietetic intern Matt Keen. Other...
Personal care, Soup, Vegetarian, Vegan, Dairy-free, Gluten-free

Bowl of Quinoa Tabbouleh

Quinoa Tabbouleh

If you love the crispy flavor of traditional tabbouleh, you'll love the extra nutrition added by substituing the bulgar wheat with quinoa, which is higher in protein, vitamins and minerals.
Salads, Side dish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, quinoa

Vegan Almond Cookies

Vegan Almond Cookies were among the desserts served on November 10, 2011, when the Bastyr Dining Commons brought an early Thanksgiving to the University community. Throughout...
Desserts, Vegan, cookie, almond

Celeriac root with leaves

Roasted Parsnip Celeriac Soup

While parsnips and celeriac root both have plenty of immune-boosting vitamin C, celeriac also contains minerals such as copper, which helps restore immunity. This sweet, slightly salty and very...
Personal care, Soup, Vegetarian, Vegan, Dairy-free, Gluten-free

Bowl of Garlic Vegetable Soup

Garlic Vegetable Soup

Even eaten on its own, garlic is a mega-immune-system booster, but in a soup it takes on comforting qualities that go beyond the benefits of food. Debra Brammer, ND, clinical...
Personal care, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Soup, Garlic, Immune


Immune Support Soup

The warming qualities of ginger can help heat you from the inside-out, making it an ideal ingredient for immune-support foods.
Personal care, Soup, Vegetarian, Vegan, Dairy-free, Gluten-free

A bowl of lemon quinoa salad.

Quick Lemon and Garlic Quinoa Salad

Quinoa has an excellent nutritional profile (10.5 grams of protein per cup). This unique whole grain, which was a staple food of the Incas, is also rich in calcium and iron.
Vegetarian, Vegan, Side dish, Salads, Gluten-free, Dairy-free

A stylized plate and silverware.

Immune Support Breakfast

This recipe is used to strengthen the immune system and is often recommended to patients by our clinicians at Bastyr Center for Natural Health...
Personal care, Breakfast, Dairy-free, Vegan, Vegetarian

A stylized plate and silverware.

Tamari Dressing

This is one of three healthy dressing recipes, including Ginger Dressing and Dill Dressing, that are perfect for spring salads.
Sauce, Salads, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Vegan, Vegetarian