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...

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...

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...

Anti-Inflammatory Salmon and Walnut Salad

Anti-Inflammatory Salmon and Walnut Salad Include this anti-inflammatory salad as part of your healthy diet. The salmon and walnuts pack a great dose of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids. This nutritious salad makes for a great quick dinner...

Nutty Millet Porridge

A stylized plate and silverware. Millet is a high protein, whole grain. Allergen-free and great for special diets, this nutty, sweet hot breakfast cereal will nourish you on a cold winter morning.

Liver Dumplings

A stylized plate and silverware. This dish is perfect for incorporating nutrient-dense organ meat into the diet, in small quantities. Farmers markets in late spring should have all the produce needed for the filling, as well as...

Immune Support Breakfast

A stylized plate and silverware. This recipe is used to strengthen the immune system and is often recommended to patients by our clinicians at Bastyr Center for Natural Health...

Healing Chicken "Noodle" Soup

Healing Chicken "Noodle" Soup This easy-to-make soup brings us back to what healing chicken noodle soup should be. The kombu "noodles" have a wonderful textural likeness to a traditional noodle and are great for anyone...

Wendy's Date Nut Truffles

A stylized plate and silverware. "For chocolate aficionados, nothing provides a better fix than a truffle," says Rebecca Katz, whose Date Nut Truffles were served in...

Mediterranean Lentil Salad

Mediterranean Lentil Salad "With most salads, you pour the dressing on at the end and coat the dish from the outside in," says Rebecca Katz, whose Mediterranean...

Mixed Greens with Roasted Beets and Avocado Tossed with Meyer Lemon Shallot Vinaigrette

Mixed Greens with Roasted Beets and Avocado "This beautiful salad represents a harmonic convergence of tastes," says Rebecca Katz, whose Mixed Greens with Roasted...

Orange Pistachio Quinoa

Orange Pistachio Quinoa "Pistachios are my secret ingredient here," says Rebecca Katz, whose Orange Pistachio Quinoa was served in the ...

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