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...

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...

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...

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 “...

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....

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...

Tomato Basil Quinoa with Massaged Kale

Tomato Basil Quinoa with Massaged Kale This nutrient-dense seed is an ancient Incan food that can be eaten similarly to a whole grain and has a rich protein profile. Juicy tomatoes and fresh aromatic basil jazz up quinoa’s flavor...

Mock Hot Chocolate Drink

Mock Hot Chocolate Drink Enjoy this sweet, warming drink when you need a cool-weather pick-me-up! Carob comes from the seed pods of a locust tree and is rich in many nutrients. It’s delicious as a natural sweetener and...

Maple Pecan Bon Bons

 mini "pecan pies" recipe Don't have time to make a pecan pie? Try these easy mini "pecan pies" for your next holiday gathering. The dates that work as the glue to keep the bon bons together are a great source...

Sweet Potato Fall Fries

Sweet Potato Fall Fries Take advantage of healthful sweet potatoes, which are a member of the nightshade family and are chockfull of beta carotene as seen by their vivid orange hue. Adequate amounts of beta carotene, a...

Kale Chips

Kale Chips Not many people think of calcium when they look at their veggies, but kale (and other dark leafy greens) is an excellent source of calcium! These kale chips, which also are high in iron, are a tasty...

Crock-Pot Chicken Marbella

Crock-Pot Chicken Marbella Bastyr faculty member Jennifer Adler, who teaches the Therapeutic Cooking series in the Department of Nutrition and Culinary Arts, shared some of her...

Pecan Date Bon Bons

Pecan Date Bon Bons, oranges on a white plate with people cooking in background. Although bon bons most often are filled with gooey, sweet chocolate, these equally delicious Pecan Date Bon Bons are filled with nutritious ingredients that give you fuel rather than just a sugar...

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...

Dad's Sardines on Crackers with Caramelized Onions

Three whole sardines on a metal dish. 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...

Persimmon Pudding

two cups of Persimmon Pudding Persimmon Pudding was among the dishes served on November 10, 2011, when the Bastyr Dining Commons brought an early Thanksgiving to the University community. Throughout the...

Miniature Apple Tartlets

Miniature Apple Tartlets Miniature Apple Tartlets were among the treats served November 10, 2011, when the Bastyr Dining Commons brought an early Thanksgiving to the University community. Throughout the day, three distinctly...

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