Recipes

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...

Sweet and Sour Beets

Diced purple beet The vibrant purple color of beets indicates their rich nutrient profile. Roasting them brings out their natural sweetness and makes for a simple, satisfying side dish. This recipe comes from Bastyr...

Delicata Squash and Tofu Curry

Delicata Squash and Tofu Curry on plate This winter squash has a tender, "delicate" skin that can be eaten, saving the work of peeling. This recipe from Bastyr dietetic intern...

Pumpkin Curry Soup

Pumpkin Curry Soup Most pumpkin recipes call for canned pumpkin or roasted sugar pumpkins, not the jack-o-lantern variety. But one adventurous Bastyr University alumna, Maribeth Evezich ('06), determined to not let...

Roasted Eggplant with Lemon Garlic Sauce

Roasted Eggplant with Lemon Garlic Sauce on plate A dish to highlight the gorgeous, glossy colors of eggplants and the rich, meaty texture they take on when cooked. Eggplants are an excellent source of fiber and a good source of heart-healthy...

Thai Carrot Salad

Thai carrot salad in bowl Bastyr dietetic intern Siona Sammartino shares this recipe from her recent healthy vegetables video series. This salad is bursting with a rainbow of flavors. Veggies should never be boring...

Sweet Potato-Black Bean Stew with Sweet Peppers and Peanut Sauce

Sweet Potato-Black Bean Stew Acclaimed food author Mollie Katzen shares this recipe in advance of her Sept. 27 talk at Bastyr. The dish comes from her...

Asian Breakfast Rice

Photo of Asian Breakfast Rice This savory dish will keep you full all morning with protein and whole grains. It's also packed with vitamins, nutrients, and delicious umami flavor.

Fermented Vegetables

Fermented Vegetables Advertisements abound for probiotic pills and supplements, but you can make your own probiotics that will be a bonus both to your pocketbook and your taste buds. Probiotics are important to include...

Citrus Marmalade

Citrus Marmalade Winter is the perfect time of year to make marmalade when citrus is at its peak. Though it takes a little time, this recipe is well worth the effort; and you can add your own touch with choices of...

Spring Blood-Nourishing Soup

Spring Blood-Nourishing Soup Eating with the seasons is an important part of Chinese herbal medicine. This vegetarian soup, from Bastyr University faculty Benjamin...

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...

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