Recipes

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

Spaghetti Squash with Pumpkin Seed Pesto

Spaghetti Squash with Pumpkin Seed Pesto on white plate Celebrate the flavors of fall using strands of spaghetti squash as a healthy pasta alternative. With pumpkin seeds, basil and spinach, this dish is both colorful and nourishing.  Nutrition...

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