watermelon juice with a mint sprig leaf

Watermelon Agua Fresca

Enjoy the Summer taste of sweet watermelon in a healthy and refreshing drink, as a slushy or as popsicles - a treat that everyone can feel good about!

matcha tea recipe

Brain Power Matcha Berry Smoothie

Smoothies are a great way to pack a lot of nutrition into a cup. Try this version for a morning brain wake-me-up, or as an afternoon brain boost! Bustling with antioxidants, fibers, and healthy fats...

berry tartlet

Raw Chocolate Tartlets

Bursting with flavor and heart-healthy nutrients, these tartlets offer a sweet and wholesome treat that you can feel great about! The combination of walnuts, avocados and coconut oil provide a great...

morning vitality smoothie

Morning Vitality Smoothie

A nutrient-dense breakfast can provide sustained energy and brain power to get you through the day. Dark leafy greens, high quality fats and high-power antioxidants make this drink a great option to...

potato salad

Creamy Vegan Potato Salad

The beloved Summer picnic salad gets a healthy – and green makeover! Using avocados instead of mayo makes a delicious creamy dressing packed with nutrients that you can feel good about!

Beet Carpaccio with Dark Greens Salad on plate

Beet Carpaccio with Dark Greens Salad

 Beet Carpaccio with Dark Greens Salad Recipe by Fernanda Larson, MS, CN
Beet, Carpaccio, Dark Greens Salad, walnuts

Green smoothie bowl with cinnamon and bananas

Post-Workout Smoothie Bowl

Optimize your workouts and muscle gains with this post-workout smoothie bowl recipe! 
workout, Smoothie, protein, green, green smoothie, fruit, banana, green living, Easy, tutorial, cinnamon, hemp seeds, omega 3's, exercise, fresh

Plate of donuts with white frosting and pink sprinkles

Heart Beet Donuts

This healthier doughnut contains no artificial colors or refined sugars! Beet juice gives it the vibrant pink color, plus extra nutrients such as folate and fiber. These vegan doughnuts are a treat...
donuts, heart, Beet, healthy desserts, cacao, coconut

Ramen soup with boiled egg,sprouts and green onions

Sweet Potato Ramen in Bone Broth

This nourishing, gluten-free sweet potato ramen recipe is packed with flavor and nutritional value using bone broth !
sweet potato, ramen, bone broth, nori, tamri, miso, diy, glute free, vegetarian recipe

Vegan,gluten-free cornbread slice with herbs and red bell peppper slices

Vegan, Gluten-free Cornbread

As the saying goes "necessity is the mother of invention", this vegan, gluten-free cornbread recipe was born in a rushed delivery during a cooking class here at Bastyr to cater to dietary...
Vegan, Gluten-free, cornbread, cashew milk, flax egg

Dandelion Maca "Mocha"

Dandelion Maca "Mocha"

Give your adrenals a break by swapping your morning coffee for this dandelion root mocha! Maca root powder helps balance hormones and supports a healthy stress response. 
dandelion, maca root powder, hormone balance, raw cacao, diy mocha, morning coffee

Spirulina Energy Bites

Spirulina Energy Bites

Spirulina is a greate source of B vitamins and essential fatty acids! Protein, healthy fats, and fiber make these sweet little bites the perfect energizing snack.
spirulina, energy bites, Vitamin B, essential fatty acids, energy, coconut

Astragalus, Nettle & White Bean Soup

Astragalus, Nettle & White Bean Soup

This astragalus,nettle and white bean soup is simple to make, flavorful, and medicinal. While all the ingredients contribute to health in some way, astragalus acts as an adaptogen, helping the body...
Astragalus, nettle, White Bean, Soup, balance, immune system, adaptogen

Plate of Shaved Brussel Sprout Salad with Pumpkin Spice Vinaigrette

Shaved Brussel Sprout Salad with Pumpkin Spice Vinaigrette

Craving a sweet pumpkin spice treat? Here's a light and nutritious shaved brussel sprout salad with pumpkin spice vinaigrette to curb your fall cravings. 
ALA omega-3's, Anti-inflammatory, brussel sprouts, pumpkin spice, Vegetarian

Plate with roasted acorn squash with cranberry quinoa stuffing

Roasted acorn squash with cranberry quinoa stuffing

This stuffed, roasted squash isn't trying to trick you into thinking it's stuffed with meat. And it doesn't have to! The cranberry quinoa filling is satisfying enough on its own, full of spiced...
Vegan, roasted acorn, cranberry, quinoa, fall recipes, sweet and salty, protein, anti-bacterial

Bowl of sweet potato soup with wholesome seedy crust crackers

Purple Sweet Potato Soup "en croute"

A staple in the Okinawan diet – revered for wellness promotion and longevity, purple sweet potatoes provide sweet, warming nourishment and are a great source of vitamin A, vitamin C, fiber and trace...
purple sweet potato, vitamin A, vitamin C, fiber, trace minerals, anthocyanins, appetizer, wellness

Plate of rainbow color layered sauerkraut on top of salad

Rainbow Layered Kraut

Need to meal prep? Try Bastyr's Nutrition Department's Rainbow Layered Sauerkraut to add to any salad, sandwich, taco, or eat by itself!  
sauerkraut, toppings, cabbage, Vegan, Vegetarian, Snack, meal, probiotic, fermented, rainbow

Apples and cinnomon sticks

Baked "Caramel" Apples

This extra easy recipe is a healthy alternative to the classic caramel apple. Although it requires a bit of imagination, this staightforward dish delivers all the time-honored flavors generall...
cinnamon, caramel, apple, treat, healthy option, dessert, Vegetarian, antioxidants, dietary fiber

Plate of tempeh summer rolls and dipping sauce

Tempeh Summer Rolls

These tempeh summer rolls are healthy, adaptable, and make a wonderful light dinner, lunch, or appetizer. Make them with your favorite vegetables and herbs, and serve with a creative dipping sauce!...
Vegan, Vegetarian, tempeh, spring rolls, healthy, lunch, fresh, meat alternatives, bone health, weight loss, whole foods, summer recipes, gut microbiome, level one digestives, fermented

Yucca fries and side of cilantro mayo

Yucca Fries with Cilantro Mayo

There are few things that can beat a good side of salty, crisp fries. Enjoy this healthier twist on a side item staple with these yucca fries with cilantro mayo. 
fries, french fries, healthy option, side item, cilantro, mayo, Vegetarian, yucca, vitamin C, antioxidant

Plate of grilled portebello mushrooms with lemon wedge

Grilled Portabella “Ribs”

Portabella mushrooms are a versatile, flavorful ingredient that is nutrient packed and can easily fit into any BBQ party as grilled portabella "ribs" – no matter the audience! Try marinating with...
Mushrooms, Vegetarian, ribs, portabella, Vegan, bbq, b-complex vitamins, meat alternative, digestive system

Plate of Creamy Vegan Potato Salad garnished with green onions and lemon wedge

Creamy Vegan Potato Salad

The beloved Summer picnic salad gets a healthy,vegan – and green makeover! Using avocados instead of mayo makes a delicious creamy dressing for the potato salad that you can feel good about!
potato salad, Vegan, salad, potatoes, potato, appetizer, Side dish, potasssium, fiber, green