plate of chocolate covered coconut macaroons

Chocolate Covered Coconut Macaroons

These cjhocolate covered coconut macaroons are a fabulous sweet treat for adults or children that have problems with wheat or flour.  Be sure to have a good plan for how you will use the...
healthy dessert, chocolate, macaroons, coconut, low cholesterol, brain function, anti bacterial, HDL

bowl of almond cobbler

Winter Fruit Almond Cobbler

The unique use of crispy almonds and arrowroot makes this versatile cobbler recipe a winner. Zesty and wholesome, it adapts beautifully to many different seasonal fruit. Apples, stone fruit, berries...
seasonal fruit, fruit cobbler, healthy dessert, Vegetarian, vitamin E source, fiber, plant-based

plate of gingergbread cookies

Gingerbread Cookies

  Children love making and decorating these tasty little gingerbread cookie people. Unrefined cane sugar is a naturally processed sweetener where the juice from...
gingerbread men recipe, healthy gingerbread recipe, cookies, dessert, holiday recipe, Anti-inflammatory, cold relief, Vegetarian

hummus flatbread pizza

Hummus Flatbread Pizza

This vegetarian version of pizza is a great way to fill up on heart friendly fiber from legumes and whole wheat flour.  The love is further enhanced by colorful vegetables which provide a...
pizza, flatbread pizza, hummus, Vegetarian, Vegan, cravings, healthy pizza, raw, fiber, antioxidants, Snacks, whole grain, probiotics, prebiotics, plant based, digestives, food hacks

holiday veggie loaf with mushroom gravy

Holiday Veggie Loaf with Mushroom Gravy

Here’s a quick and easy recipe that is vegetarian, using basic ingredients that you’ll have sitting around in the kitchen to make a veggie loaf with mushroom gravy. Not only will you save time, but...
vegetarian meatloaf, holiday recipes, Christmas recipes, veggie loaf, Vegan, holiday dinner, quick and easy recipe, source of folate

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 made...
Vegetarian, Vegan, Dairy-free, Gluten-free, meat alternatives, protein, plant-based, bone health, tacos, Hispanic cuisine

Southwest Chipotle Chick'n Salad

Southwest Chipotle Chick'n Salad

With 25 grams of plant protein and 17 grams of fiber, this southwest chipotle chick'n salad will keep you fueled and satisfied, says Bastyr alumna Selva Wohlgemuth, MS ('14), RD,...
Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Salads, plant based, Vegenaise, Gardein, protein, greens

Cheesy Polenta Bites on plate

Cheesy Polenta Bites with a Trio of Aiolis

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 ...
Gluten-free, Vegetarian, Appetizers, Entrees, polenta, tumeric, cheesy, vitamin A source, low fat, fiber

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 the "...
Desserts, Vegan, Vegetarian, Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Appetizers, sorbet, summer recipe, digestion, bile flow, digestives, whole foods, fresh, in- season, fruit, healthy desserts, plant-based

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 served as...
Soup, Appetizers, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, pea soup, mint, spring recipes, Vegetarian

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...
Salads, Vegetarian, Vegan, Dairy-free, Gluten-free, watermelon, cucumber, salad, summer recipes, hydrating foods, Anti-inflammatory

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...
Salads, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, cannellini bean, B vitamins, vitamin b12 source, iron source, Vegan

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 , grilled pineapple salad with jalapenos and sweet onion by Bastyr nutrition student Lizzie Diehl goes well with grilled...
Vegetarian, Vegan, Entrees, Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Salads, grilled fruit, Anti-inflammatory, bone health, bbq

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...
Breakfast, Desserts, Gluten-free, Vegetarian, Snacks, green tea, frozen yogurt, burn fat, antioxidant

Breakfast Kitchari

Breakfast Kitchari

Start your day with balance and peace with breakfast Kitchari, a traditional South Asian dish with warming, detoxifying spices. This recipe by nutrition student Kelsey Perusse was shared with...
Vegetarian, ghee, fermented, gut health, breakast, asian cuisine, healthy, detox foods

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

The special flavor of these gluten free choclate chip cookies 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...
Desserts, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Vegetarian, chocolate chip cookies, healthy desserts, cravings

Asparagus Spinach Soup with Parmesan

Asparagus Spinach Soup with Parmesan

This gorgeous asparagus spinach green soup witj parmesan from Bastyr nutrition student Lizzie Diehl is smooth and simple, which lets the subtle flavors of asparagus shine. It's also full of nutrients...
Soup, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, asparagus, spinach, green soup, vitamin A source, folate source, antioxidant

Gingered Lentil Sandwich Spread

Gingered Lentil Sandwich Spread

Smear this gingered lentil sandwhich 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...
Vegan, Vegetarian, Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Appetizers, Ginger, lentil, stomach ease, sandwhich, healthy mayo alternative

Brownies on a plate.

Black Bean Brownies

You read that correctly — these rich, chocolately brownies have fantastic flavor, unexpected ingredients and are easy to make. The cameo appearance of black beans add a boost of protein and fiber.
Desserts, Vegan, black bean brownie, healthy dessert quick and easy, chocolate, protein, heart health, folate source

Spiced Red Yam Soup with Chickpea Croutons

Spiced Red Yam Soup with Chickpea Croutons

This spiced red yam soup with chickpea croutons recipe will nourish your body, mind and soul, says nutrition alumna Selva Wohlgemuth, MS ('14), RDN, in her blog,...
Gluten-free, Soup, Dairy-free, chickpea, healthy, Vegetarian, plant-based, yams, Soup, winter recipes

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...
Vegetarian, Desserts, healthy, pie, apple, fiber, homemade pie, plant-based, organic, cravings

Ginger Peanut Stew

Ginger Peanut Stew

This rich, warming ginger, peanut stew from Bastyr nutrition student Lizzie Diehl travels and reheats well. Serve it over brown rice, and share it with a neighbor.
Vegetarian, Vegan, Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Soup, Ginger, stomach ease, peanut, Soup, plant based

A white bowl of mashed sweet potatoes

Chili-Spiced 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...
Vegan, Gluten-free, Vegetarian, Easy, complex carbs, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, thanksgiving, soul food

Bowl of veggie chili with garnish.

Black Bean and Butternut Squash Chili

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 ...
Vegan, Gluten-free

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...
Snacks, Vegetarian

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...
Personal care, Drinks, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Dairy-free

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...
Entrees, Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Easy

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...
Vegetarian, Entrees

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...
Entrees, Gluten-free, Vegetarian

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...
Breakfast, Gluten-free, Vegetarian, Easy