Recipes

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...

Red Bean and Quinoa Chili

Chili Because whole grains and beans are combined in this Red Bean and Quinoa Chili, a vegetable or salad is all you need to make a nutritionally complete meal.

Parsnip Saute

Parsnip Saute Parsnips are rich in vitamins and minerals, especially potassium and vitamin C, and they also are a good source of both soluble and insoluble fiber. If you grow your own, wait until after the first...

Golden Brussels Sprouts

Golden Brussels Sprouts Cruciferous veggies such as kale, broccoli and Brussels sprouts have nutrients that are important for immunity, decreasing inflammation and preventing illness. Roasting them brings out their natural...

Slow Death by Chocolate Cupcakes

Slow Death by Chocolate Cupcakes These cupcakes are lower in sugar and higher in “secret” vegetables than regular death by chocolate cupcakes. Nutrition student Anita Bermann created the recipe for this first Death Cafe...

Herbarium Cocktail

Herbarium cocktail in Collins glass Elderflower, basil, and lemon cucumber brighten this warm-weather cocktail from Amy Stewart, author of The Drunken Botanist: The Plants That Create the World’s Great Drinks....

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