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!  

Baked "Caramel" Apples

This extra easy recipe is a healthy alternative to the classic caramel apple. Although it requires a bit of imagination, this staightforward dish delivers all the time-honored flavors generall...

Tempeh Summer Rolls

These 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!  ...

Yucca Fries with Cilantro Mayo

There are few things that can beat a good side of salty, crisp fries. Enjoy this healthier twist on a side item staple.

Grilled Portabella “Ribs”

Portabella mushrooms are a versatile, flavorful ingredient that is nutrient packed and can easily fit into any BBQ party – no matter the audience! Try marinating with different sauces before grilling...

Spiced Almonds

This quick and easy snack is the perfect way to add a little zest to your day!

Berry Pie

Mixed Berry Pie Enjoy a hint of cinnamon and a boost in antioxidants with this Bastyr Commons recipe. Courtesy of Bastyr's Chef, Joe Ladine. 

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...

Southwest Chipotle Chick'n Salad

Southwest Chipotle Chick'n Salad With 25 grams of plant protein and 17 grams of fiber, this meal will keep you fueled and satisfied, says Bastyr alumna Selva Wohlgemuth, MS ('14), RD, who shares this recipe...

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 ...

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...

Spring Pea and Mint Soup

Spring Pea and Mint Soup With fresh peas in season in both summer and fall, you'll have plenty of opportunities to make this English pea soup. Adapted from a recipe by local chef Diana Dillard, this recipe was...

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...

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...
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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.

Green Tea Frozen Yogurt Breakfast Cups

Green Tea Frozen Yogurt Breakfast Cups Ginger Hultin, MS ('11), RDN, a nutrition supervisor at Bastyr Center for Natural Health, recommends these frozen cups of...

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies The special flavor of this cookie comes from the flour blend of 1 part sweet potato flour, ½ part sorghum flour and ½ part tapioca flour. The cookie works great with either butter or...

Asparagus Spinach Soup with Parmesan

Asparagus Spinach Soup with Parmesan This gorgeous green soup from Bastyr nutrition student Lizzie Diehl is smooth and simple, which lets the subtle flavors of asparagus shine. It's also full of nutrients, with asparagus touting...
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Gingered Lentil Sandwich Spread

Gingered Lentil Sandwich Spread Smear this 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 veggies, pita traingles and...

Whole Wheat Apple Pie

Whole Wheat Apple Pie Nutrition alumna Carly Kellogg, MS ('13), RDN, shares a recipe for Whole Wheat Apple Pie, found on her nutrition and whole foods cooking blog, Citrus and Salt...

Ginger Peanut Stew

Ginger Peanut Stew This rich, warming stew from Bastyr nutrition student Lizzie Diehl travels and reheats well. Serve it over brown rice, and share it with a neighbor.

Chili-Spiced Sweet Potatoes

A white bowl of mashed 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...
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Brain Bar

Brain Bar As good sources of brain-fueling polyunsaturated fats, the nuts and seeds in these Brain Bars give it its name. Combined with the filling fiber of oats, these slightly sweet and savory protein-packed...
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Traditional Fire Cider

Traditional Fire Cider Traditional Fire Ciders are a specific type of oxymel, an ancient medicine that combines herbs with the soothing combination of vinegar and honey. It is believed this spiced-up version first was...

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...

Amaranth Cereal

Amaranth Cereal Amaranth, a gluten-free seed known as an Aztecan staple food, makes a great addition to a whole foods-based anti-inflammatory diet in the cold winter months. It makes a great base for breakfast...

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 ...

Savory Pear Green Salad

Savory Pear Green Salad If you're looking for a burst of delicious nutrition from a fruit that's grown locally in the Puget Sound area, look no farther than your nearest pear tree. High in vitamin C and potassium,...

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...

Cilantro Jalapeno Hummus

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

Green Pea Pesto

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

Cinnamon Mango Salsa

Cinnamon Mango Salsa This refreshing tropical spring recipe has a South Asian influence, and is ultra-healthy. Mango is known as the "king of fruits," in part due to its immune-boosting qualities and...

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...

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...

Spring Asparagus Salad

Spring Asparagus Salad In her blog Poppies and Papayas, Bastyr University dietetic intern Selva Wohlgemuth, MSN ('14),...

Turmeric Anti-Inflammation Drink

Turmeric anti-inflammation drink in glass With its bright color, dynamic blend of flavors and energizing botanicals, this turmeric drink can serve as a therapeutic tonic or a post-workout recovery drink.  This recipe comes from alumna...

Chocolate-Dipped Coconut Macaroons

Chocolate-Dipped Coconut Macaroons These Chocolate-Dipped Coconut Macaroons are a fabulous treat for those who have problems with wheat.

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 ...

Grilled King Trumpet Mushrooms with Orange and Black Pepper

King Trumpet Mushrooms with Orange and Black Pepper on plate Nutty, mild king trumpet mushrooms get an umami boost from soy sauce and a peppery kick from arugula. 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...

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...

Apple Scones

Apple Scones Use any whole fruit or nuts on hand to make these tasty scones from Dawn Dailidenas, a Bastyr University student in the...
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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...

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...

Chipotle Coleslaw with Creamy Avocado Dressing

Chipotle Coleslaw in bowl 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...

Pina's Coconut Pancakes

Coconut pancakes with fruit and honey This update on a classic pancake recipe features coconut oil, a heart-healthy oil with many benefits: lowering cholesterol, boosting immunity, improving hormone and insulin control, and providing...
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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.