Recipes

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...

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...

Apple Scones

Apple Scones Use any whole fruit or nuts on hand to make these tasty scones from Dawn Dailidenas, a Bastyr University student in the...

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...

Pina's Coconut Pancakes

Coconut pancakes with fruit and honey This update on a classic pancake recipe features coconut oil, a heart-healthy oil with many benefits: lowering cholesterol, boosting immunity, improving hormone and insulin control, and providing...

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.

Cantaloupe Cucumber Salad

Cantaloupe Cucumber Salad Try this salad for a crisp, fresh introduction to the flavors of summer. Great as a side dish to spicy barbecue.

Quinoa Breakfast Bars

Quinoa breakfast bars on plate These protein-packed, gluten-free and only slightly sweetened bars are a healthy, grab-and-go snack or breakfast item. This recipe is easy and endlessly customizable — a “...

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...

Fresh Broccoli and Tofu Spring Rolls with Broccoli-Cashew-Lemon-Nettle Sauce

Fresh Broccoli and Tofu Spring Rolls with Broccoli-Cashew-Lemon-Nettle Sauce Team Brossica Brothers wowed judges at the 2014 Top Chef Bastyr competition with their Fresh Broccoli and Tofu Spring Rolls with Broccoli-Cashew-Lemon-Nettle Sauce. The star of their meal was...

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...

Wild Spring Pesto

Wild Spring Pesto Nettle pesto, also known as pesto d’urtica, is a traditional Italian recipe for springtime. Be sure and don gloves before handling nettles, they do bite, though the sting is temporary and...

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...

Caramelized Shallot & Vegetable Frittata

Caramelized Shallot & Vegetable Frittata in skillet Frittatas are one of the simplest ways to make a balanced, nutrient-dense meal in a pinch, and they taste delicious too! Serve with whole grain toast and enjoy for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The...

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