Recipes

Italian Tempeh with Stuffed Zucchini

green zucchini with yellow summer squash This meal works well when served along with a side salad. Feel free to experiment with different herbs or spices in the tempeh dish. Use of organic ingredients is advised.

Humble Hash

A stylized plate and silverware. This inviting hash, with its rainbow of ingredients, goes well with any meal, morning or night. When every color of the rainbow is present in a meal, we can be assured that all the major nutrients...

Grilled Vegetable Salad with Sweet Poppyseed Dressing

A stylized plate and silverware. Vegetarians take heart! Summer grilling is for you, too! Grilled vegetables are delicious whether served over rice, in a pocket pita or in this incredible salad. Thanks to Susan Wilson for the...

Mediterranean Lentil Salad

Mediterranean Lentil Salad "With most salads, you pour the dressing on at the end and coat the dish from the outside in," says Rebecca Katz, whose Mediterranean...

Garden Quiche

Garden Quiche on a plate with a salad and tomatoes Quiche is a simple dish that can be inspired by in-season produce. It stores well and is delicious at any meal. A touch of fruit on the side creates breakfast; a small salad and a light soup makes...

Garbanzo Bean and Colorful Vegetable Salad

A stylized plate and silverware. This salad makes a satisfying lunch entree or a refreshing side dish.

Dr. Bruce's Awesome Grilled Salmon

A stylized plate and silverware. Dr. Bruce Gardner, a family practitioner, prepared this mouthwatering delicacy for Cynthia Lair and her family one summer and she has have never forgotten it. The ginger lime marinade makes this dish...

Curried Lentils and Cauliflower

A stylized plate and silverware. This flavorful dish is packed with potassium and vitamin C. Serve over brown basmati rice for an extra-healthy main entree.

Confetti Quinoa with Nori, Sesame and Raw Cashews

A stylized plate and silverware. This is a nutritionally packed food. Nori and quinoa are high in protein and a good dietary source of fiber, vitamins and minerals. More specifically, this is a great way to get calcium in your diet...

Rice and Walnut Loaf

A stylized plate and silverware. Loosely adapted from Beatrice Trum Hunter's famous 1961 work The Natural Foods Cookbook, this is Sunday dinner comfort food at its best. Served with Cashew Gravy...

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...

Super Nutritious Quinoa Salad

A stylized plate and silverware. One cup of quinoa has more calcium than a quart of milk, and the ancient grain has twice the protein of barley or rice.

Tempeh Tacos

A stylized plate and silverware. One of Cynthia Lair's students at Bastyr University, Jeff Johnson, who moved on to the Kashi Company, presented this dish as part of his final product, and she thought it was not only very tasty...

Thai Steak Salad Over Soba

A stylized plate and silverware. Choosing beef from healthfully raised cows is important nutritionally, ecologically and politically. If you can't find grass-fed or humanely raised beef from a local farmer, ask questions at your...

Tropical Thai Salmon

A stylized plate and silverware. This healthful and elegant dish is perfect when you’re looking to impress. The rich salmon is heart-healthy and full of omega-3s while the brown rice adds a heartiness and richness with added...

Veggie Pita Mix

A stylized plate and silverware. Way back in the day, there was a fabulous little cafe called Queen Anne Coffeehouse in Seattle. The owner whipped up amazing yet simple vegetarian delights that pleased even the pickiest of palates....

Coconut Curry Tofu

A stylized plate and silverware. Make your own yellow curry paste from scratch in this fabulous concoction! Small, baked tofu cakes float in the piquant sauce; creamy coconut cuts the heat and provides a smooth base for the wild...

Barbecue Tempeh

Barbecue tempeh on a cutting board with peppers. For those of you unfamiliar with tempeh, it is made of cooked soybeans that are fermented and is of Indonesian origin. A 4-ounce piece has 200 calories, 17 grams of protein and 4 grams of fat....

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