Recipes

Edamame Cucumber Salad

Edamame Cucumber Salad This refreshing salad adds a colorful and flavorful flair to your meal any time of year. You'll even get a dose of probiotics from the miso in this dish, which is complemented by nutty sesame oil...

Simple Blackberry Coconut Sorbet

Simple Blackberry Coconut Sorbet The list of dairy-free frozen treat options grows each summer, but sometimes the ingredient list can make you think twice before buying. Why not make your own? With just three ingredients, this...

Raw Zucchini Noodles with Kale Pesto

Raw Zucchini Noodles with Kale Pesto Most people don’t know that zucchini can be eaten raw! Without cooking, the zucchini and kale are higher in vitamins and enzymes that are sometimes destroyed in the cooking process. This mostly...

Beet Raspberry Smoothie

Beet Raspberry Smoothie Try this bright red smoothie when you need a surge of energy in the late afternoon or post-workout. Beets are a wonderful root vegetable to consume; they are known for their ability to support liver...

Cilantro Jalapeno Hummus

Cilantro jalapeno hummus in a bowl, garnished with cilantro sprig. Instead of getting stuck in a rut when trying to come up with ideas about what to take to that next summer potluck, try making something that is fresh, tasty and easy to prepare, such as a ...

Green Pea Pesto

Green Pea Pesto in a jar garnished with green peas and basil. High in antioxidants, fiber, potassium and even omega-3 fatty acids, peas also can add some sweetness to a meal. Even people who don't think they like peas should try this pesto, which you can...

Beet and Carrot Slaw

Beet and Carrot Slaw This simple root vegetable slaw from Bastyr University 2014-15 dietetic intern Vanessa Berenstein, MS, is a great nutrient and flavor booster for salads, sandwiches or tacos. Beets, carrots...

Breakfast Quinoa Porridge

Breakfast Quinoa Porridge This superfood breakfast from Bastyr University 2014-15 dietetic intern Vanessa Berenstein, MS, will jump-start your morning. It’s packed with fiber and is a complete source of plant-based...

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...

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili This recipe is full of carotenoids, vitamins A, C, E, and other nutrients that support eye health. Vegetarian chili is low in saturated fat and provides a complete protein when combined with a whole...

Smoky Ginger Butternut Soup

Smoky Ginger Butternut Soup in bowl This creamy autumn soup gains a subtle smokiness from dried dulse seaweed, which is rich in iron. The broth made with kombu greens adds minerals. Find these sea greens in a grocery store’s...

Slow Death by Chocolate Cupcakes with Pumpkin Spice Frosting

Slow Death by Chocolate Cupcakes with Pumpkin Spice Frosting These gluten- and dairy-free cupcakes are full of flavor and perfect for fall festivities! Nutrition student Erica Lucero Olin created the recipe for the September...

Mighty Mushroom Chili

Mighty Mushroom Chili in bowl According to scientists in China, consuming just one mushroom a day can decrease a woman's risk of breast cancer by 64 percent. Take advantage of the cancer-fighting power of mushrooms with this...

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...

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...

Fresh Corn, Blueberry and Basil Salad

Fresh Corn, Blueberry and Basil Salad This simple salad comes together easily. To avoid using a hot oven in the summer, the corn can be grilled on the barbecue. Leaving the husks and silk intact while roasting results in a soft tender...

Chipotle Coleslaw with Creamy Avocado Dressing

Chipotle Coleslaw in bowl 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...

Sweet and Savory Citrus Salad

Sweet and Savory Citrus Salad The recommended daily allowance of vitamin D is 600 to 800 international units a day, which for many people is easily achieved by merely spending time outdoors. But in the oft-cloudy Pacific...

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