Recipes

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...

McKale's Navy (Bean) Salad

McKale's Navy (Bean) Salad Salads aren't just for summer fun. There are plenty of ways to enjoy a warming salad during winter months, too. This one in particular is power-packed with immune-boosting ingredients to heat you...

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...

Metabolism-Boosting Fiesta Salad

A stylized plate and silverware. This dish will warm up a chilly winter day and jump-start your metabolism. The combination of cumin, red pepper flakes, tomatoes and jalapeno spice up the meal and heat your body to maximize energy...

Red Garnet Yam Cheesecake with Maple Whipped Cream

A stylized plate and silverware. Add a burst of flavor and health to your cheesecake by adding yams, which are a valuable source of beta carotene.

Quick and Delicious Fish Tacos

Quick and Delicious Fish Tacos This delightfully fresh recipe for fish tacos can be made in less than 30 minutes. To keep the preparation time to a minimum, the recipe calls for some canned ingredients (tomatoes and black beans)...

Quinoa Spice Cookies

A stylized plate and silverware. Flavored with applesauce, vanilla, almonds, dates, orange zest, cinnamon and nutmeg, these cookies make the perfect snack or after-dinner dessert. Alternative sweeteners including molasses and...

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.

Potato Pancakes

A stylized plate and silverware. This recipe is one of the fabulous vegetarian dishes that has made the Bastyr Dining Commons famous. Need a little more instruction? Watch Bastyr culinary arts program...

Pomegranate Granita

Pomegranate Granita Granita is a classic Italian dessert that is very versatile and easy to make. It makes a fantastic cooling fall dessert. Pomegranate season typically runs from October to January. Although a fruit...

Orange Millet Pancakes

Orange Millet Pancakes In this recipe, millet is divided; some is freshly ground into flour and some is toasted whole to add a layer of texture to the batter. Not only are these pancakes rich in iron, protein, potassium...

Olive Beer Bread

A stylized plate and silverware. Beer gives a yeasty flavor to this quick bread made without yeast. Toast the bread or use it for sandwiches.

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