Spring Produce Be on the lookout for some unique fruits and vegetables at the farmers’ markets this month. In addition to delicious berries and grapes, May signals the arrival of prickly pears, nopales, loquats, and pluots—just a sample of the variety of crops that the warmer weather will bring to Northern California this year. … Read More
Appetizer Class In the Farm to Table module of our Natural Chef Training Program, our students learn about the varieties of appetizers, how they can be used, and how to plate an appetizer to highlight different ingredients and create visual interest. Endive Spoons with Olive + Walnut Tapenade The students made an Eastern Mediterranean version … Read More
Cactus Pears The cactus pear or prickly pear is the fruit of the Opuntia cactus and can be used in salsas, smoothies, or this delicious agua fresca recipe from Decolonize Your Diet. Low in calories and fat and high in vitamin C and magnesium, cactus pears can be found at the Yerena Farms stand at the … Read More
Our Alumni Spotlight this month features Laurie da Silveira of Vibrant Living, who shares her personal health journey and her experiences in the Nutrition Consultant Training Program.
Purslane is a crunchy and tart weed that packs a nutritional punch. It is high in vitamin E, vitamin C, beta-carotene, and omega-3 fatty acids (ALA). Beets provide important minerals like phosphorous, potassium, magnesium, and calcium. Purslane Salad With Baked Beets Save Print Author: Aegean Flavors Serves: 6 servings Ingredients 5 medium beets 1 cup … Read More
This raw cobbler is still as comforting as the baked version. Nut crusts are a staple in raw desserts, so learning how to make a basic, go-to nut crust will be useful in many applications. High in healthy fats, vitamins, and phytonutrients, this raw dessert is a nutritious way to top off a meal. Raw … Read More
The perfect puréed soup for spring, when peas are at their peak of freshness. The cashew cream is a non-dairy replacement for milk or cream, which is classically used in pea soup. Spring Pea + Mint Soup Save Print Author: Bauman College Serves: 12 servings Ingredients 5 lbs English peas in pods 1 cup … Read More
Farm to Fork This month, we’re focusing on spring produce, where to find it, and how to use it! Enjoy the guide below, get to know your local farmers at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market in San Francisco, and keep an eye out for seasonal recipes this month on the Bauman College blog and social … Read More
Easier than pie but just as satisfying, crisps are quickly assembled desserts. It’s best to make this crisp with strawberries that are at the peak of ripeness. Not only will this make the dish more flavorful, but you won’t have to add as much sugar. If you are using strawberries that are a little on … Read More
Our Alumni Spotlight this month features Owen Dockham, owner and operator of Live Oak Strength + Nutrition, LLC in Emeryville, CA. Listen to Owen talk about his inspiring journey from childhood illness to owning his own business and his advice for those wanting to follow this path.