Recipes

Yummy Beet Salad

Yummy Beet Salad Beets are full of antioxidants and flavor, but this dish becomes even more flavorful the longer you let it marinate. Try using a variety of greens to increase your vitamin and mineral intake as well...

Asian Noodle Salad with Toasted Sesame Dressing

Soba noodles on top of edamame, lettuce and carrots In Bastyr University's Whole Foods Salads course taught by Cynthia Lair, BA, CHN, she says this Asian Noodle Salad with Toasted Sesame Dressing is often the favorite dish...

Skillet Sardines

Skillet Sardine garnished with shallots and herbs on a white plate There are many reasons to eat sardines: They're healthy, affordable, safe and sustainable, according to our Natural Medicine health tip "4 Reasons Sardines are Great...

Sesame Kale

Sesame Kale Enjoy this easy recipe featuring cancer-fighting dark green leafy kale, which is loaded with vitamins, minerals and fiber. Plus, you’ll get added flavor from garlic, sea vegetables and sesame...

Carrot Ginger Soup

Carrot ginger soup bowl with garnish surrounded by flowers, ginger and a spoon This Bastyr Dining Commons favorite adds colorful nutrition to your day, sweetened by the combination of carrots and coconut milk, then spiced up with the ginger and garlic.

Sloppeh Joes

Sloppeh Joes This vegetarian version of the familiar classic is based on the recipe Bastyr University faculty Cynthia Lair, CHN, grew up eating. Tempeh is made from...

Bitter Green Salad with Citrus Fruit and Pomegranate Vinaigrette

Bitter Green Salad with Citrus Fruit and Pomegranate Vinaigrette You can dress up a holiday or everyday meal with this nutritious and delicious Bitter Green Salad with Citrus Fruit and Pomegranate Vinaigrette, one of the myriad dishes served November 10, 2011,...

Green Kale and Roasted Shallot Stuffing

Green Kale and Roasted Shallot Stuffing with Maple Roast Turkey Although Green Kale and Roasted Shallot Stuffing is pictured here with Maple Roast Turkey, it's a vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free dish that can just as easily be served...

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...

Sake-Braised Kale

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

Rutabaga and Kale Saute

Rutabaga and Kale Saute Like other members of the brassicas family, rutabagas are high in antioxidant and anti-cancer compounds. Just 1 cup of this nutty and sweet root vegetable also will give your immune system a boost,...

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...

Beet Greens with a Citrus Orange Sauce

Beets The dark red color of beets that scares off some would-be consumers is actually one of the traits that helps rank the root vegetable among the healthiest superfoods. Remember that the more colorful...

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...

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