Plate of Creamy Vegan Potato Salad garnished with green onions and lemon wedge

Creamy Vegan Potato Salad

The beloved Summer picnic salad gets a healthy,vegan – and green makeover! Using avocados instead of mayo makes a delicious creamy dressing for the potato salad that you can feel good about!
potato salad, Vegan, salad, potatoes, potato, appetizer, Side dish, potasssium, fiber, green

bowl of Mediterranean Inspired Quinoa

Mediterranean Quinoa

Inspired by a recipe from a student named David St. Martin, this whole grain salad has it all. Amino acid-rich quinoa combines with pine nuts and feta to provide protein. The raw herbs add the...
feta, quinoa, Mediterranean, whole food, appetizer, Side dish, fiber, protein, cardiovascular, low fat

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...
Dairy-free, Vegetarian, Side dish, Gluten-free

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...
Dairy-free, Vegetarian, Vegan, Salads, Side dish, Entrees

Plate of King Trumpet Mushrooms with Orange and Black Pepper

Grilled King Trumpet Mushrooms with Orange and Black Pepper

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 ...
Vegetarian, Easy, Gluten-free, Side dish, Salads, Mushroom

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...
Vegetarian, Vegan, Dairy-free, Side dish, Gluten-free

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...
Vegetarian, Vegan, Side dish, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Easy

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

Plate of Cantaloupe Cucumber Salad

Cantaloupe Cucumber Salad

Try this salad for a crisp, fresh introduction to the flavors of summer. Great as a side dish to spicy barbecue.
Salads, Easy, Vegetarian, Breakfast, Side dish

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

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

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...
Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Personal care, Side dish, Easy, quinoa

Roasty Toasty Beets and Kale Salad

Roasty Toasty Beets and Kale Salad

Beets purify the blood, cleanse the liver and support circulation of blood and qi. The sweetness of the beets is revealed by the roasting process, enhancing their earthy grounding flavor. Onions have...
Salads, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Side dish, Beet

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

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

Spiced Sweet Potatoes with Apples and Kale

Spiced Sweet Potatoes with Apples and Kale

The vegetables with the most vitamins and minerals are the dark green ones and the yellow and orange vegetables, which this recipe from is chockfull of. This friendly dish is not just flavorful and...
Entrees, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Side dish