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...

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.

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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Black Bean and Butternut Squash Chili

Bowl of veggie chili with garnish. 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 ...
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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...

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...

Wild Nettle Frittata

Wild Nettle Frittata Like other leafy greens, wild nettles are high in vitamins A, C, and K, as well as minerals including iron, phosphorous, magnesium and calcium. But what makes them even more special is that in...
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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...

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.

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 ...

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...

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...

Quinoa Breakfast Bars

Quinoa breakfast bars on plate These protein-packed, gluten-free and only slightly sweetened bars are a healthy, grab-and-go snack or breakfast item. This recipe is easy and endlessly customizable — a “...

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...

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...

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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"Beet" the Blues Brownie Bites

"Beet" the Blues Brownie Bites Who knew it was so easy turn a beet into a mood-boosting dessert? These moist and flavorful brownies from Bastyr University dietetic intern Ellie Freeman (MSN/DPD '13) pair beets with flax seeds...
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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...

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...