Recipes

Southwest Chipotle Chick'n Salad

Southwest Chipotle Chick'n Salad With 25 grams of plant protein and 17 grams of fiber, this meal will keep you fueled and satisfied, says Bastyr alumna Selva Wohlgemuth, MS ('14), RD, who shares this recipe...

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...

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...

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 salad by Bastyr nutrition student Lizzie Diehl goes well with grilled meats, and may even steal the show.

Gingered Lentil Sandwich Spread

Gingered Lentil Sandwich Spread Smear this 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 veggies, pita traingles and...

Black Bean Brownies

Brownies on a plate. 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...

Ginger Peanut Stew

Ginger Peanut Stew This rich, warming stew from Bastyr nutrition student Lizzie Diehl travels and reheats well. Serve it over brown rice, and share it with a neighbor.

Chili-Spiced Sweet Potatoes

A white bowl of mashed 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...

Black Bean and Butternut Squash Chili

Bowl of veggie chili with garnish. 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 ...

Quick and Classic Hummus

Hummus with sliced carrots and pita triangles. This versatile hummus recipe uses simple ingredients, but packs complex and balanced flavors. Garbanzo beans as the star ingredient are high in protein, iron and zinc, making them a plant-based...

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...

Maple Glazed Sweet Potatoes and Lentils

Maple Glazed Sweet Potatoes and Lentils This hearty and filling side dish goes well with almost anything and everything. Bastyr alumna Carly Kellogg, MS ('13), RDN, who shares this recipe with us via her blog ...

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...

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