Recipes

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...

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...

Hiziki Pate

Hiziki Pate Surprise your friends and family with this mystery cracker spread! They will never guess that the main ingredient is a sea vegetable called hiziki, that naturally contains calcium. The tofu and...

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...

Ginger Tahini Dressing

Ginger Tahini Dressing Spice up your salad with a healthy dose of ginger, which is well-known to help soothe stomachaches and reduce nausea, but also can be used for as an anti-inflammatory throughout the body. Be sure to...

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....

Avocado Cream with Blackberry Coulis

Avocado Cream with Blackberry Coulis This flavorful dessert combines creamy avocados, which are a great source of fiber, potassium and vitamins C, K, folate and B6, with sweet, antioxidant-rich and brain-boosting blackberries...

Coconut Cashew Bars

Coconut Cashew Bars "Full of fiber and free of dairy, gluten and sugar, these are my favorite treats before or after workouts. They are also excellent with a glass of chilled almond milk.   "This is a...

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