Recipes

Red Bean and Quinoa Chili

Chili Because whole grains and beans are combined in this Red Bean and Quinoa Chili, a vegetable or salad is all you need to make a nutritionally complete meal.

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 “...

Spinach and Basil Pizza with Cauliflower Crust

Spinach Basil Pizza with Cauliflower Pizza Crust Who doesn’t love pizza? Your body will love it, too, when you sneak vitamin-rich cauliflower into the crust! Your friends will be amazed at your creativity, and pleased to know that cauliflower...
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Slow Death by Chocolate Cupcakes

Slow Death by Chocolate Cupcakes These cupcakes are lower in sugar and higher in “secret” vegetables than regular death by chocolate cupcakes. Nutrition student Anita Bermann created the recipe for this first Death Cafe...

Fresh Broccoli and Tofu Spring Rolls with Broccoli-Cashew-Lemon-Nettle Sauce

Fresh Broccoli and Tofu Spring Rolls with Broccoli-Cashew-Lemon-Nettle Sauce Team Brossica Brothers wowed judges at the 2014 Top Chef Bastyr competition with their Fresh Broccoli and Tofu Spring Rolls with Broccoli-Cashew-Lemon-Nettle Sauce. The star of their meal was...

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....

Avocado Cream with Blackberry Coulis

Avocado Cream with Blackberry Coulis This flavorful dessert combines creamy avocados, which are a great source of fiber, potassium and vitamins C, K, folate and B6, with sweet, antioxidant-rich and brain-boosting blackberries...

Wild Spring Pesto

Wild Spring Pesto Nettle pesto, also known as pesto d’urtica, is a traditional Italian recipe for springtime. Be sure and don gloves before handling nettles, they do bite, though the sting is temporary and...

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...

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...

Raw Dark Chocolate Truffles

Raw Dark Chocolate Truffles Sweetened by dates and honey, these smooth silky truffles showcase cacao at its finest. Watch this video to learn more about sugar cravings and how these treats can help.  To learn more...

Polenta Pizza

Polenta Pizza A fun, healthful way to enjoy pizza without white flour and mounds of fatty cheese.
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Ginger and Lime Marinated Salmon

Grilled salmon on plate Grilled or baked salmon is a wonderful source of beneficial omega-3 fatty acids. The lime, ginger, soy sauce and sherry are bold enough to stand up to salmon’s distinct flavor and do not go...

Caramelized Shallot & Vegetable Frittata

Caramelized Shallot & Vegetable Frittata in skillet Frittatas are one of the simplest ways to make a balanced, nutrient-dense meal in a pinch, and they taste delicious too! Serve with whole grain toast and enjoy for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The...

"Beet" the Blues Brownie Bites

"Beet" the Blues Brownie Bites Who knew it was so easy turn a beet into a mood-boosting dessert? These moist and flavorful brownies from Bastyr University dietetic intern Ellie Freeman (MSN/DPD '13) pair beets with flax seeds...

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...

Pumpkin Curry Soup

Pumpkin Curry Soup Most pumpkin recipes call for canned pumpkin or roasted sugar pumpkins, not the jack-o-lantern variety. But one adventurous Bastyr University alumna, Maribeth Evezich ('06), determined to not let...

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