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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

Spiced Red Yam Soup with Chickpea Croutons

Spiced Red Yam Soup with Chickpea Croutons This recipe will nourish your body, mind and soul, says nutrition alumna Selva Wohlgemuth, MS ('14), RDN, in her blog, Poppies and Papayas...

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.

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...

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),...

Chocolate-Dipped Coconut Macaroons

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

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...

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...

Easy Peach Raspberry Banano-rama Sorbeta Popsicles

Popsicles are the perfect treat to cool you down on a hot summer day. Unfortunately, a store-bought Popsicle is typically full of sugar and artificial ingredients. Can you savor a frozen treat and be...

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...

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.

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...

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...

Herbarium Cocktail

Herbarium cocktail in Collins glass 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....

Avocado Cream with Blackberry Coulis

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...

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...

Sweet and Sour Beets

Diced purple beet 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...

Raw Dark Chocolate Truffles

Raw Dark Chocolate Truffles Sweetened by dates and honey, these smooth silky truffles showcase cacao at its finest. Watch this video to learn more about sugar cravings and how these treats can help.  To learn more...

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...

Thai Carrot Salad

Thai carrot salad in bowl 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...

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...

Asian Breakfast Rice

Photo of 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.

Homemade Granola Bars

Homemade Granola Bars Sabine Thomas, ND ('07), spent a long time inspecting the ingredients of granola bar choices until she decided the most nutritious option was to simply make her own. "They had too much sugar...

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...

Warming Chai Tea

Warming Chai Tea from scratch at Bastyr University 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...

Maple Pecan Bon Bons

 mini "pecan pies" recipe 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...

Restorative Chicken Ginger Soup

Restorative Chicken Ginger Soup Chicken soup is an age-old remedy for boosting the immune system during cold and flu season. This nourishing broth combines with plentiful veggies to feed both the body and the soul. Serve over a bed...
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Basic Bone Broth

Basic Bone Broth This rich and nourishing broth is full of healing nutrients such as gelatin, collagen, minerals and vitamins. Add salt and sip on this as a daily healing digestive tonic or use for soups (such as the...
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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...

Pecan Date Bon Bons

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

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...

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...

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...