Vegan Almond Cookies

Vegan Almond Cookies Vegan Almond Cookies were among the desserts served on November 10, 2011, when the Bastyr Dining Commons brought an early Thanksgiving to the University community. Throughout...

Sweet Potato Pie with Meringue

Illustration of empty plate with fork and knife. The rich color of sweet potatoes help give them added nutrition, making this dish both a sweet and healthy dessert.

Red Garnet Yam Cheesecake with Maple Whipped Cream

A stylized plate and silverware. Add a burst of flavor and health to your cheesecake by adding yams, which are a valuable source of beta carotene.

Quinoa Spice Cookies

A stylized plate and silverware. Flavored with applesauce, vanilla, almonds, dates, orange zest, cinnamon and nutmeg, these cookies make the perfect snack or after-dinner dessert. Alternative sweeteners including molasses and...

Pomegranate Granita

Pomegranate Granita Granita is a classic Italian dessert that is very versatile and easy to make. It makes a fantastic cooling fall dessert. Pomegranate season typically runs from October to January. Although a fruit...

Mango Lassi

Glasses of mango lassi. Sweet and refreshing, this drink from India is a good alternative to ice cream on hot summer days while supplying calcium, active cultures, vitamin C and potassium!

Wendy's Date Nut Truffles

A stylized plate and silverware. "For chocolate aficionados, nothing provides a better fix than a truffle," says Rebecca Katz, whose Date Nut Truffles were served in...

Flax Seed Oil Fruit Smoothie

A stylized plate and silverware. Get the heart health benefits from the omega-3 oil from flax seeds.

Chocolate-Covered Coconut Macaroons

Chocolate-Covered Coconut Macaroon These are a fabulous sweet treat for adults or children who have problems with wheat or flour. Be sure to have a good plan for how you will use the precious yolk from the egg (hollandaise...

Blackstrap Molasses Cookies

Blackstrap molasses cookies on a rack Chewy flavor-packed cookies reminiscent of traditional gingerbread, but distinctly different with the loud voice of blackstrap molasses. As far as sweeteners go, blackstrap molasses wins the award...

Vegan Banana Bread

Vegan Banana Bread Here’s a vegan version of banana bread everyone will love, and it’s the perfect use for ripe bananas. Even without the customary dairy ingredients (butter, milk and eggs), this is moist,...

Wheat-Free Apple Blackberry Crisp

A stylized plate and silverware. The Bastyr Dining Commons often serves this popular dessert that can be made vegan and dairy-free by substituting the butter with soy margarine.

Winter Fruit Compote With Nut Cream

A stylized plate and silverware. Dried fruit has traditionally been used in winter when fresh fruit was unavailable. This compote is a tummy-warming treat that's perfect for cold weather. Vanilla Nut Cream also makes a wonderful...

Vegan Ganache Frosting

Slice of Vegan Chocolate Cake with Vegan Ganache Frosting Ganache is a French term referring to a smooth mix of chocolate and cream. Resembling truffles in consistency, ganache can be poured when warm and yields a shiny, fudge-like finish. It's fast and...

Vegan Chocolate Cake

A slice of Vegan Chocolate Cake This one bowl cake always comes out moist and light. It is so easy to make that it is a great recipe to prepare with children — frosted with Vegan Ganache Frosting it is...

Apricot Thumbprint Cookies

A stylized plate and silverware. These delicious and fun-to-make cookies are perfect with afternoon tea. Variations in flavor can be made by substituting different nuts and juices as shown in the Orange Hazelnut adaptation below.