Recipes

Roasted Parsnip Celeriac Soup

Celeriac root with leaves While parsnips and celeriac root both have plenty of immune-boosting vitamin C, celeriac also contains minerals such as copper, which helps restore immunity. This sweet, slightly salty and very...

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...

Quinoa Biryani

Quinoa Biryani Let protein- and mineral-rich quinoa be more than just a plain side dish in your next meal. The ancient grain shines in this Quinoa Biryani, which adds some of the traditional flavors of Indian...

Sake-Braised Kale

Sake-Braised Kale Bring out the sweetness of nutrient-rich kale by braising it with sake and ginger.

Pumpkin-Ginger Soup

Pumpkin-Ginger Soup This vegan soup brings out the rich flavor of fall by featuring pumpkins with just a few other ingredients. Be sure to save your seeds for an additional snack!

Garlic Vegetable Soup

Garlic Vegetable Soup 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.

Rainbow Root Vegetable Soup

Rainbow Root Vegetable Soup Root vegetables are warming and sweet. This colorful stew-like soup will nourish your soul on a cold winter day.

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