Recipes

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...

"Heart"-y Chicken Miso Slaw

Cabbage This dish is a heart-healthy take on coleslaw. The nutty miso flavor flatters all aspects of the dish, especially the toasted sunflower seeds. If you're going vegetarian, skip the chicken and...

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...

Quick and Delicious Fish Tacos

Quick and Delicious Fish Tacos This delightfully fresh recipe for fish tacos can be made in less than 30 minutes. To keep the preparation time to a minimum, the recipe calls for some canned ingredients (tomatoes and black beans)...

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.

Pomegranate Granita

Pomegranate Granita Granita is a classic Italian dessert that is very versatile and easy to make. It makes a fantastic cooling fall dessert. Pomegranate season typically runs from October to January. Although a fruit...

Olive Beer Bread

A stylized plate and silverware. Beer gives a yeasty flavor to this quick bread made without yeast. Toast the bread or use it for sandwiches.

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...

Maple-Chipotle Glazed Salmon

Maple-Chipotle Glazed Salmon After decades of serving only vegetarian foods in its cafeteria, the Bastyr Dining Commons in April 2011 introduced sustainable animal proteins to the menu, starting with this...

Liver Dumplings

A stylized plate and silverware. This dish is perfect for incorporating nutrient-dense organ meat into the diet, in small quantities. Farmers markets in late spring should have all the produce needed for the filling, as well as...

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...

Lemon and Herb Roasted Chicken

Lemon and Herb Roasted Chicken Using the whole chicken is more economical than buying parts and creates less waste. This simple recipe produces a moist, flavorful dish that can be used as a side accompaniment or as the main dish....

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