DATE: CATEGORY: Alumni

Alumni Spotlight: Neha Jamani

Listen to Natural Chef graduate, Neha Jamani, discuss her journey from student to co-owner of Sesame restaurant in Dubai, where she hosts a Dinner with Doctor series that pairs medicine and nutrition with delicious food.

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DATE: CATEGORY: Recipes

Student Spotlight + Recipe: Nina Auerbach

What is your name and in which program are you enrolled? Nina Auerbach, Nutrition Consultant Training Program via Distance Learning Where are you from originally and what led you to Bauman College? I was born in New York, but have lived in Seattle for more than 30 years. After earning degrees in social work and … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Gluten-Free

Cucumber Bites with Thai Peanut + Cultured Sriracha Hummus

This delicious little hors d’oeuvre is the perfect mix of sweet, spicy, and cool with the combination of honey, sriracha, and cucumber. Garnish with a simple cilantro leaf and fancy wedge of rainbow radish to add flair to this unique take on Thai cuisine. Thai Peanut Hummus Cucumber Bites with Cultured Sriracha   Save Print … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Recipes

Student Spotlight + Recipe: Janine Gee

What is your name and in which program are you enrolled? Janine Gee, Nutrition Consultant Training Program Where are you from originally and what led you to Bauman College? I am originally from Vancouver, Canada, and I have been a homecook and lover of food my whole life. After moving to the Bay Area over … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Recipes

Student Spotlight + Recipe: Lavanya Srinivasan

What is your name and in which program are you enrolled? Lavanya Srinivasan, Nutrition Consultant Training Program Where are you from originally and what led you to Bauman College? I moved from South India to the U.S. nearly three decades ago and have lived mostly in the Midwest. About a year and a half ago, … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Gluten-Free

Student Spotlight + Recipe: Amy Schiefelbein

What is your name and in which program are you enrolled? Amy Schiefelbein, Nutrition Consultant Training Program Where are you from originally and what led you to Bauman College? I grew up in the Bay Area. My travels and hunger for life experience led me to Bauman College. When I travel, I love to eat … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Alumni

Alumni Spotlight: Jody Perrecone

What is your name and occupation? Jody Perrecone, Certified Nutrition Consultant Where are you from originally and what led you to Bauman College? I am from Rockford, Illinois, which is 75 miles northwest of Chicago. I had the privilege of working for Dr. Hans Diehl, the founder of CHIP (Complete Health Improvement Program) for 12 … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Gluten-Free

Brown Lentil Miso Spread

Looking for an alternative to hummus for your next dinner party? This Brown Lentil Miso Spread is the perfect umami complement to veggies, crackers, or even sandwiches. Miso is a fermented paste made with soybeans—though chickpea and brown rice varieties are also available—and koji culture (aspergillus oryzae). Miso is a powerful digestive aid and also … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Alumni

Alumni Spotlight + Recipe: Claire McCann

My name is Claire McCann and I am a Natural Chef and the Kitchen Manager at Bauman College. I always dreamt of going to culinary school, but I knew there was more to being a chef than long shifts on nights and weekends, fine dining, and tweezer plating. When I came across Bauman College’s Natural … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Recipes

From “Say What!” to “Aww, Thanks”: The Idli Story

By Lavanya Srinivasan, Nutrition Consultant student Idlis, or savory rice cakes, are made from a combination of soaked lentils and parboiled rice that is ground and then fermented overnight. Growing up, I did not like idlis. Not that they weren’t good after school tiffins (snacks) or tasty additions to Saturday evening dinner, but because helping my mother … Read More

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