Recipes

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...

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...

Sweet Potato-Black Bean Stew with Sweet Peppers and Peanut Sauce

Sweet Potato-Black Bean Stew Acclaimed food author Mollie Katzen shares this recipe in advance of her Sept. 27 talk at Bastyr. The dish comes from her...

Asian Breakfast Rice

Photo of Asian Breakfast Rice This savory dish will keep you full all morning with protein and whole grains. It's also packed with vitamins, nutrients, and delicious umami flavor.

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...

Nettle Souffle

Nettle Souffle If kale is your go-to leafy green because of its high calcium content, you'll swoon over stinging nettle, which boasts four times the calcium at 428 mg of calcium per cup, according to the...

Sumac and Cumin-Scented Beet Latkes with Poached Egg and Fresh Herb Pistou

Sumac and Cumin-Scented Chioggia Beet Latkes with Poached Egg and Fresh Herb Pis "The Flavor Queens" lived up to their name at Top Chef Bastyr 2013 with this flavorful, nutritious dish that was the winner at the annual cooking competition....

Warming Chai Tea

Warming Chai Tea from scratch at Bastyr University Making chai tea from scratch is easy and you'll appreciate how the fragrance will fill your kitchen! Your body will appreciate it, too: Ginger and cinnamon contain powerful anti-inflammatory...

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...

Fast and Satisfying Miso Soup

Fast and Satisfying Miso Soup As the name implies, this soup is quick and easy, making it an ideal entree when time is short. It is also warming, nourishing and an excellent companion for rainy and cold Pacific Northwest winter...

Big Mo Minestrone

Big Mo Minestrone This recipe is from the newly revised edition of Feeding the Young Athlete by Bastyr faculty member...

Crock-Pot Chicken Marbella

Crock-Pot Chicken Marbella Bastyr faculty member Jennifer Adler, who teaches the Therapeutic Cooking series in the Department of Nutrition and Culinary Arts, shared some of her...

Pecan Date Bon Bons

Pecan Date Bon Bons, oranges on a white plate with people cooking in background. Although bon bons most often are filled with gooey, sweet chocolate, these equally delicious Pecan Date Bon Bons are filled with nutritious ingredients that give you fuel rather than just a sugar...

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...

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.

Portabella Reuben Sandwich

Portabella Reuben Sandwich This recipe updates this deli favorite with marinated and baked portabella mushrooms in place of traditional corned beef. The other must-haves for this standard are all here: Swiss cheese, sauerkraut...

Vegan Almond Cookies

Vegan Almond Cookies Vegan Almond Cookies were among the desserts served on November 10, 2011, when the Bastyr Dining Commons brought an early Thanksgiving to the University community. Throughout...