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...

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...

Fermented Vegetables

Jar of Fermented Vegetables surrounded by kale, carrots and cauliflower 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...

Tomato Basil Quinoa with Massaged Kale

Tomato Basil Quinoa with Massaged Kale This nutrient-dense seed is an ancient Incan food that can be eaten similarly to a whole grain and has a rich protein profile. Juicy tomatoes and fresh aromatic basil jazz up quinoa’s flavor profile...

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...

Rainbow Chard with Cranberries and Almonds

Plate of 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

Bowl of 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...

Baked Salmon with Caper Relish

Baked Salmon with Caper Relish Its rich amounts of omega-3 fatty acids DHA and EPA help make salmon a cancer-fighting food worth eating up to three times a week. Try this delicious variation, which was served in the...

Baked Apples with Date Pecan Filling and Rhubarb Ginger Drizzle

Baked Apples with Date Pecan Filling and Rhubarb Ginger Drizzle Who says dessert can't be healthy? This one certainly is. In fact, it's so healthy that it was served in the Bastyr Dining...

Relaxing Tea

Chamomile flowers in a vase next to a tea cup The ingredients in Relaxing Tea are useful not just for helping you unwind, but also to give your immune system a boost. Although chamomile is best known for its calming qualities, it also can help...
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Roasted Parsnip Celeriac Soup

Celeriac root with leaves 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...

Garlic Vegetable Soup

Bowl of 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...

Immune Support Soup

Ginger The warming qualities of ginger can help heat you from the inside-out, making it an ideal ingredient for immune-support foods. Debra Brammer, ND, clinical dean of naturopathic...

Anti-Inflammatory Salmon and Walnut Salad

Anti-Inflammatory Salmon and Walnut Salad Include this anti-inflammatory salad as part of your healthy diet. The salmon and walnuts pack a great dose of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids. This nutritious salad makes for a great quick dinner...

Immune Support Breakfast

A stylized plate and silverware. This recipe is used to strengthen the immune system and is often recommended to patients by our clinicians at Bastyr Center for Natural Health...

Cancer-Fighting Carrot-Ginger Soup

A stylized plate and silverware. "This versatile soup can be prepared either with Magic Mineral Broth or using the carrot cooking liquid as your stock," says...

Magic Mineral Broth

A stylized plate and silverware. "This is my Rosetta stone of soup, a broth that can be transformed to meet myriad nutritional needs, serving as everything from a delicious sipping tea to the powerful base for more hearty soups...

Dr. Bill Mitchell's Immune Support Soup

A stylized plate and silverware. Make this a part of your regular diet or give your immune system a boost when it needs it.