Alumni Spotlight + Recipe: Shelly Chang

My name is Shelly Chang and I’ve completed both the Natural Chef and Nutrition Consultant programs. I grew up in Vancouver, British Columbia, and moved to the Bay Area for work in 2013. A finance professional by trade, I am accustomed to working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. Years of stress and poor eating habits Read More

What’s in Season in Winter

In the late fall and winter months, seasonal vegetables can seem sparse and uninteresting after riding the coattails of summer’s avocado and tomato bounty. However, many varieties of satiating root vegetables and antioxidant-rich leafy greens are available, which are perfect for the cold winter months. Here is a handy list* of produce that is in Read More

Roasted Brussels Sprouts + Toasted Walnuts with Dijon Vinaigrette

Walnuts provide healthy fats that are necessary to support a robust cardiovascular system. They also contain arginine, an amino acid that relaxes blood vessels and prevents build-up in the arteries. In this recipe, they are toasted over low heat to preserve their healthful fats and add a bit of crunch. Brussels sprouts are a nutrient-dense, Read More

Fresh Herb Salad with Apples + Spiced Walnuts

Thanksgiving meals can be heavy with a plethora of rich flavors and satiating dishes like candied yams, roasted turkey, and dinner rolls. Adding this salad to your menu will round out the flavors of your meal. The crispness of the green apples, radishes, and scallions paired with the brightness of parsley, cilantro, and thyme meld Read More

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