Recipes

Carrot-Parsnip Soup

Carrots and parsnips With healthy doses of vitamin C in both carrots and parsnips, you're sure to get your recommended daily allowance of immune-system health with this delicious soup. Debra...

Roasted Beets and Carrots

Beets and carrots Beets and carrots together pack a punch to your immune system, making this an ideal side dish to help keep you healthy year round. Debra Brammer, ND, clinical dean of...

Garlic Vegetable Soup

Garlic Even eaten on its own, garlic is a mega-immune-system booster, but in a soup it takes on comforting qualities that go beyond the benefits of food. Debra Brammer, ND, clinical...

Braised Greens with Garlic and Sun-dried Tomatoes

Kale leaf Cooking nutrient-rich kale with a bit of oil helps you better absord the fiber that's so prevalent in the dark leafy green vegetable. Debra Brammer, ND, clinical dean of...

Roasted Root Vegetables

Turnip Turnips are high in both vitamins B6 and C, which are necessary to help you maintain a healthy immune system. Debra Brammer, ND, clinical dean of naturopathic medicine at...

Carrot Surprise

Carrots Carrots contain plenty of beta carotene, which boosts your immune system's production of healthy, infection-fighting cells. Debra Brammer, ND, clinical dean of...

Immune Support Soup

Ginger The warming qualities of ginger can help heat you from the inside-out, making it an ideal ingredient for immune-support foods. Debra Brammer, ND, clinical dean of naturopathic...

McKale's Navy (Bean) Salad

McKale's Navy (Bean) Salad Salads aren't just for summer fun. There are plenty of ways to enjoy a warming salad during winter months, too. This one in particular is power-packed with immune-boosting ingredients to heat you...

Metabolism-Boosting Fiesta Salad

A stylized plate and silverware. This dish will warm up a chilly winter day and jump-start your metabolism. The combination of cumin, red pepper flakes, tomatoes and jalapeno spice up the meal and heat your body to maximize energy...

Quinoa Spice Cookies

A stylized plate and silverware. Flavored with applesauce, vanilla, almonds, dates, orange zest, cinnamon and nutmeg, these cookies make the perfect snack or after-dinner dessert. Alternative sweeteners including molasses and...

Quick Lemon and Garlic Quinoa Salad

A bowl of lemon quinoa salad. Quinoa has an excellent nutritional profile (10.5 grams of protein per cup). This unique whole grain, which was a staple food of the Incas, is also rich in calcium and iron.

Mushroom, Almond and Green Bean Stir Fry

A stylized plate and silverware. This recipe has evolved intuitively (by discovering these diverse ingredients) and without the use of measuring tools. Keep this in mind while cooking this recipe for the best results. An addition of...

Lemon Basil Potato Salad

A stylized plate and silverware. This is a not-just-for-lunch kind of salad. Fresh basil makes an impressive contribution to the flavor of soups, vegetables, noodles, beans and fish. Try growing basil in your yard or in your kitchen...

Immune Support Breakfast

A stylized plate and silverware. This recipe is used to strengthen the immune system and is often recommended to patients by our clinicians at Bastyr Center for Natural Health...

Humble Hash

A stylized plate and silverware. This inviting hash, with its rainbow of ingredients, goes well with any meal, morning or night. When every color of the rainbow is present in a meal, we can be assured that all the major nutrients...

Tamari Dressing

A stylized plate and silverware. This is one of three healthy dressing recipes, including Ginger Dressing and Dill Dressing, that are perfect for spring salads.

Ginger Dressing

Ginger root with wooden bowl of sliced ginger. This is one of three healthy dressing recipes, including Dill Dressing and Tamari Dressing, that are perfect for spring salads. In addition to salads,...

Dill Dressing

A stylized plate and silverware. This is one of three healthy dressing recipes, including Ginger Dressing and Tamari Dressing, that are perfect for spring salads. In addition to salads...

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