DATE: CATEGORY: Student + Alumni Spotlights

Student Spotlight: Susie White

Quitting Your Day Job to Follow Your Dreams For many of us, life is a routine. Wake up, go to work, go home, repeat; the daily grind is predictable and feels safe. We want to change, to do something different, but it seems out of reach. The risk is too high and the disruption of … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Recipes

Spring Vegetable Tagine Over Couscous

What is tagine? A tajine or tagine is a North African dish named after the ceramic pot in which it is cooked. The shape of the pot was designed to allow food to simmer gently while cooking over low heat (much like a slow cooker), and retain moisture by sealing in condensation. Spring Vegetable Tagine … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Gluten-Free

Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Toasted Walnuts + Dijon Vinaigrette

Roasted Brussels Sprouts This recipe boasts nutrient-dense Brussels sprouts, which belong to the Brassica oleracea family, and have anticancer, antioxidant, antibiotic, and antiviral properties. One cup contains 124% of the recommended daily value of vitamin C. Roasting brings our their natural sweetness, but be sure not to overcook them because they will begin to taste bitter. Walnuts Love … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Gluten-Free

Cabbage + Fennel Salad With Citrus Vinaigrette

With cabbage and fennel sprouting up this month, this salad is a colorful and seasonal side dish. It boasts an abundance of healing nutrients, with flavonoids from the cabbage, anti-parasitic properties from the pumpkin seeds, and beta carotene from the carrots. Cabbage + Fennel Salad With Citrus Vinaigrette   Save Print Author: Kasey Caletti, Natural … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Gluten-Free

Sweet + Spicy Kale Chips

These sweet and spicy kale chips are a healthy alternative to the typical potato chip. Kale is high in fiber, which helps remove toxins from the body, regulates carbohydrate metabolism, and can help to prevent colon cancer. Sweet + Spicy Kale Chips   Save Print Author: Adapted from www.nourishingmeals.com Serves: 8 Ingredients 2 bunches kale, … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: What's in Season

What’s in Season in February

What does “seasonal” mean? “Seasonal” means foods that are harvested and available at a certain time of year in certain geographic locations. More specifically, the perfect balance between weather, soil, location, and crop, will yield the healthiest plant, and in turn, the highest nutrient content and most superior taste, than at any other time of … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Recipes

Rice and Beans: The Wisdom Behind a Latin American Staple

In many countries in the world, animal protein is a luxury. To provide their families with calories, nutrients, and dietary fiber, mothers in these places have relied on three primary foods: beans, corn, and squash. In most cases, vegetables and herbs, such as chile, parsley, cilantro, onion, garlic, oregano, and cumin are added to these … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Gluten-Free

Dairy-Free Creamy Broccoli Soup With Gluten-Free Croutons

This dairy-free soup is made creamy by the addition of oats. The chicken stock is what lends the richness and mouth feel that is missing without having dairy. Dairy-Free Creamy Broccoli Soup With Gluten-Free Croutons   Save Print Author: Bauman College Serves: 7½ cups Ingredients 1½ Tbs olive oil 2 leeks, (white and pale green … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Gluten-Free

Mineral Broth for Healing and Rejuvenation

If ever there was a universal tonic for healing and rejuvenation, it is mineral broth. It is the very foundation of a cleansing, building, or balancing diet. Cook soup, grain, or legume dishes using this delicious and therapeutic broth. Healing Mineral Broth   Save Print Serves: 2 quarts Ingredients 1½ pounds of onions with skins, … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Nutrition Tips

Ingredient Spotlight: Holy Basil (Tulsi)

Holy Basil, also referred to by its Sanskrit name, Tulsi, has been one of India’s greatest healing herbs for thousands of years and remains a principal remedy in traditional Ayurvedic medicine. A member of the mint family, Tulsi means “one that is incomparable” in Sanskrit (Maimes, 2004). It has been popularly used in foods, religious … Read More

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