DATE: CATEGORY: Alumni

Alumni Spotlight: Chef Hillori Hansen

This month’s Alumni Spotlight Video features Natural Chef grad, Hillori Hansen, who recounts the story of her life-changing experience at Bauman College and her subsequent success as a chef instructor and local TV news personality! Chef Hillori graduated from our Natural Chef program in 2007 and can currently be found sharing delicious, seasonal recipes on … Read More

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Alumni Spotlight: Laurie da Silveira

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.

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Alumni Spotlight: Owen Dockham

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.

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Healing Disease Through Holistic Nutrition: Crohn’s Disease

Brandi Mackenzie, Bauman College Certified Natural Chef, is interviewed by An Organic Conversation on empowerment through nutrition, healing herself of Crohn’s Disease and guiding individuals interested in their health through programs that support the digestive system and improve overall wellness. Crohn’s Disease: A chronic, or long lasting, disease that causes inflammation—irritation or swelling—in the gastrointestinal … Read More

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Food is Life

By Helge Hellberg It’s been a long time – twelve years – since I graduated from Bauman College in Santa Cruz as a Nutrition Consultant. I signed up for the program knowing full well that I was not interested in seeing clients and making nutrition consultancy my profession. What I did know then was that without nutritional … Read More

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Who is a Natural Chef?

People bring therapeutic cooking into their lives for many reasons. Whether you or a loved one experience a sudden illness that makes you think twice about what you eat or you just notice more and more stories coming out about the health benefits of certain foods, there seems to be something to the notion of … Read More

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Curious about what’s really in the food in your supermarket aisles?

Curious about what’s really in the food in your supermarket aisles? Tune in to Dr. Michael Smith’s Healthy Talk show today at 12:00pm PST on RadioMD.com as he and Bauman College Graduate Mira Dessy let us know how to navigate our supermarket’s shelves of packaged foods to find the food that is actually healthy for us. They also will let … Read More

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Eating Tips for Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

By Mira Dessy, Certified Nutrition Educator As the days get shorter, some people also transition into Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), a form of depression that may affect as many as seven out of ten Americans. Believed to be caused by the reduced exposure to sunlight and a drop in serotonin levels, SAD may be further fueled by our … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Alumni

A Salad That Makes The Cut

Last Saturday, Dr Ed Bauman and some of our graduates, Chef Tina Green, Nataliya Bryantsev, N.C., Annaka Karle, N.C., and Nancy Chiao, N.C. cooked up some delicious food at the San Francisco Greater Good Fair. Here’s an easy salad that made the cut: Quinoa Kale Tabouli Salad Ingredients 2 cups quinoa, rinsed thoroughly 4 cups vegetable stock or water … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Alumni

Sunday Soup

Brought to you by Bauman College Natural Chef graduate, Erin Weldon: Creamy Tahini Zucchini Soup 1 sliced leek 5 chopped zucchini 2 smashed garlic cloves a few twigs of fresh time vegetable broth a can of chickpeas a tablespoon of tahini smoked sea salt a pinch of white pepper Simmer the following until soft : … Read More

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