Recipes

Mock Hot Chocolate Drink

Mock Hot Chocolate Drink Enjoy this sweet, warming drink when you need a cool-weather pick-me-up! Carob comes from the seed pods of a locust tree and is rich in many nutrients. It’s delicious as a natural sweetener and...

Warming Chai Tea

Warming Chai Tea from scratch at Bastyr University Making chai tea from scratch is easy and you'll appreciate how the fragrance will fill your kitchen! Your body will appreciate it, too: Ginger and cinnamon contain powerful anti-inflammatory...

Maple Pecan Bon Bons

 mini "pecan pies" recipe Don't have time to make a pecan pie? Try these easy mini "pecan pies" for your next holiday gathering. The dates that work as the glue to keep the bon bons together are a great source...

Fast and Satisfying Miso Soup

Fast and Satisfying Miso Soup As the name implies, this soup is quick and easy, making it an ideal entree when time is short. It is also warming, nourishing and an excellent companion for rainy and cold Pacific Northwest winter...

Sweet Potato Fall Fries

Sweet Potato Fall Fries Take advantage of healthful sweet potatoes, which are a member of the nightshade family and are chockfull of beta carotene as seen by their vivid orange hue. Adequate amounts of beta carotene, a...

Kale Chips

Kale Chips Not many people think of calcium when they look at their veggies, but kale (and other dark leafy greens) is an excellent source of calcium! These kale chips, which also are high in iron, are a tasty...

Logan's Famous Pad Thai

Logan's Famous Pad Thai This vegetarian Pad Thai from the Bastyr Dining Commons' own Logan Walker is a favorite year-round. Although Pad Thai and other Thai dishes often use fish sauce as a...

Pecan Date Bon Bons

Pecan Date Bon Bons, oranges on a white plate with people cooking in background. Although bon bons most often are filled with gooey, sweet chocolate, these equally delicious Pecan Date Bon Bons are filled with nutritious ingredients that give you fuel rather than just a sugar...

Rainbow Chard with Cranberries and Almonds

Rainbow Chard with Cranberries and Almonds Although many recipes call for removing the nutritious stems from chard, this recipe from the Bastyr Kitchen takes advantage of the entire chard leaf by incorporating stem and all. Rainbow Chard...

Chickpea Patties

Chickpea Patties The cancer-fighting vitamin B6 is prevalent in chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, making them a nutritious choice. This flavorful entree stars the versatile bean, and was served in the...

Carrot, Orange, Fennel Soup

Carrot, Orange, Fennel Soup The beta carotene that carrots are known for is a type of caratenoid believed to reduce your risk of cancer, making this sweet-and-savory soup not only delicious, but also nutritious. Carrot, Orange...

Quinoa Tabbouleh

Quinoa Tabbouleh If you love the crispy flavor of traditional tabbouleh, you'll love the extra nutrition added by substituing the bulgar wheat with quinoa, which is higher in protein, vitamins and minerals.

Asparagus and Mushroom Saute

Photo of asparagus and mushroom saute Cooking asparagus and mushrooms may provide you with more antioxidants than eating the nutritious produce raw, so why not give this Asparagus and Mushroom Saute a try for your health? This vegetarian...

Asian Noodle Salad with Toasted Sesame Dressing

Soba noodles on top of edamame, lettuce and carrots In Bastyr University's Whole Foods Salads course taught by Cynthia Lair, BA, CHN, she says this Asian Noodle Salad with Toasted Sesame Dressing is often the favorite dish...

Sesame Kale

Sesame Kale Enjoy this easy recipe featuring cancer-fighting dark green leafy kale, which is loaded with vitamins, minerals and fiber. Plus, you’ll get added flavor from garlic, sea vegetables and sesame...

Carrot Ginger Soup

Carrot ginger soup bowl with garnish surrounded by flowers, ginger and a spoon This Bastyr Dining Commons favorite adds colorful nutrition to your day, sweetened by the combination of carrots and coconut milk, then spiced up with the ginger and garlic.

Dining Commons' Roasted Root Vegetables

Roasted Root Vegetables Roasted Root Vegetables was among the dishes served on November 10, 2011, when the Bastyr Dining Commons brought an early Thanksgiving to the University community....

Bitter Green Salad with Citrus Fruit and Pomegranate Vinaigrette

Bitter Green Salad with Citrus Fruit and Pomegranate Vinaigrette You can dress up a holiday or everyday meal with this nutritious and delicious Bitter Green Salad with Citrus Fruit and Pomegranate Vinaigrette, one of the myriad dishes served November 10, 2011,...

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