Recipes

Beet and Carrot Slaw

Beet and Carrot Slaw This simple root vegetable slaw from Bastyr University 2014-15 dietetic intern Vanessa Berenstein, MS, is a great nutrient and flavor booster for salads, sandwiches or tacos. Beets, carrots...

New Year’s Detox Soup

New Year’s Detox Soup This soup from Bastyr alumna Selva Wohlgemuth, MSN (’14), and Bastyr University 2014-15 dietetic intern,...

Turmeric Anti-Inflammation Drink

Turmeric anti-inflammation drink in glass With its bright color, dynamic blend of flavors and energizing botanicals, this turmeric drink can serve as a therapeutic tonic or a post-workout recovery drink.  This recipe comes from alumna...

Sweet and Savory Citrus Salad

Sweet and Savory Citrus Salad The recommended daily allowance of vitamin D is 600 to 800 international units a day, which for many people is easily achieved by merely spending time outdoors. But in the oft-cloudy Pacific...

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...

Spring Blood-Nourishing Soup

Spring Blood-Nourishing Soup Eating with the seasons is an important part of Chinese herbal medicine. This vegetarian soup, from Bastyr University faculty Benjamin...

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...

Harvest Salad

Harvest Salad Although fats are often blamed for our dietary woes, the importance of certain fats in our diet should not be underestimated. Fats are an efficient source of energy, crucial for growth 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...

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