Recipes

Sweet and Sour Beets

Diced purple beet The vibrant purple color of beets indicates their rich nutrient profile. Roasting them brings out their natural sweetness and makes for a simple, satisfying side dish. This recipe comes from Bastyr...

Delicata Squash and Tofu Curry

Delicata Squash and Tofu Curry on plate This winter squash has a tender, "delicate" skin that can be eaten, saving the work of peeling. This recipe from Bastyr dietetic intern...

Roasted Eggplant with Lemon Garlic Sauce

Roasted Eggplant with Lemon Garlic Sauce on plate A dish to highlight the gorgeous, glossy colors of eggplants and the rich, meaty texture they take on when cooked. Eggplants are an excellent source of fiber and a good source of heart-healthy...

Thai Carrot Salad

Thai carrot salad in bowl Bastyr dietetic intern Siona Sammartino shares this recipe from her recent healthy vegetables video series. This salad is bursting with a rainbow of flavors. Veggies should never be boring...

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...

Roasty Toasty Beets and Kale Salad

Roasty Toasty Beets and Kale Salad Beets purify the blood, cleanse the liver and support circulation of blood and qi. The sweetness of the beets is revealed by the roasting process, enhancing their earthy grounding flavor. Onions have...

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...

Quinoa Tabbouleh

Quinoa Tabbouleh If you love the crispy flavor of traditional tabbouleh, you'll love the extra nutrition added by substituing the bulgar wheat with quinoa, which is higher in protein, vitamins and minerals.

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...

Dining Commons' Roasted Root Vegetables

Roasted Root Vegetables Roasted Root Vegetables was among the dishes served on November 10, 2011, when the Bastyr Dining Commons brought an early Thanksgiving to the University community....

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 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...

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...

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...

Quick Lemon and Garlic Quinoa Salad

A bowl of lemon quinoa salad. Quinoa has an excellent nutritional profile (10.5 grams of protein per cup). This unique whole grain, which was a staple food of the Incas, is also rich in calcium and iron.

Lemon Basil Potato Salad

A stylized plate and silverware. This is a not-just-for-lunch kind of salad. Fresh basil makes an impressive contribution to the flavor of soups, vegetables, noodles, beans and fish. Try growing basil in your yard or in your kitchen...

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