Recipes

Fermented Vegetables

Fermented Vegetables Advertisements abound for probiotic pills and supplements, but you can make your own probiotics that will be a bonus both to your pocketbook and your taste buds. Probiotics are important to include...

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...

Rainbow Chard with Cranberries and Almonds

Rainbow Chard with Cranberries and Almonds Although many recipes call for removing the nutritious stems from chard, this recipe from the Bastyr Kitchen takes advantage of the entire chard leaf by incorporating stem and all. Rainbow Chard...

Chickpea Patties

Chickpea Patties The cancer-fighting vitamin B6 is prevalent in chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, making them a nutritious choice. This flavorful entree stars the versatile bean, and was served in the...

Carrot, Orange, Fennel Soup

Carrot, Orange, Fennel Soup The beta carotene that carrots are known for is a type of caratenoid believed to reduce your risk of cancer, making this sweet-and-savory soup not only delicious, but also nutritious. Carrot, Orange...

Baked Salmon with Caper Relish

Baked Salmon with Caper Relish Its rich amounts of omega-3 fatty acids DHA and EPA help make salmon a cancer-fighting food worth eating up to three times a week. Try this delicious variation, which was served in the...

Oatmeal with Berry Compote

Oatmeal with Berry Compote Start your day off with a burst of healthy goodness with this recipe for Baked Oatmeal with Berry Compote. This dish was served as part of a special Cancer-Fighting Menu created by Bastyr dietetic...

Baked Apples with Date Pecan Filling and Rhubarb Ginger Drizzle

Baked Apples with Date Pecan Filling and Rhubarb Ginger Drizzle Who says dessert can't be healthy? This one certainly is. In fact, it's so healthy that it was served in the Bastyr Dining...

Asparagus and Mushroom Saute

Photo of asparagus and mushroom saute Cooking asparagus and mushrooms may provide you with more antioxidants than eating the nutritious produce raw, so why not give this Asparagus and Mushroom Saute a try for your health? This vegetarian...

Cold and Respiratory Tea

White cup filled with tea While the hyssop, chamomile and catnip in this Cold and Respiratory Tea are among the herbs that boast calming qualities that will help you manage a cold, the yerba sante, yallow flower and thyme can...

Relaxing Tea

Chamomile flowers in a vase next to a tea cup The ingredients in Relaxing Tea are useful not just for helping you unwind, but also to give your immune system a boost. Although chamomile is best known for its calming qualities, it also can help...

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...

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...

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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