National Taco Day: Bauman-Style!

It’s October 4th and that means it’s National Taco Day! Tacos are loved all over the world and can contain any combination of protein, vegetables, and toppings. So, you know when Bauman College creates a taco, we want to include as many delicious, health-supportive veggies and legumes as possible, without sacrificing flavor. The Bauman Taco,

Student Spotlight + Recipe: China Kruip

My name is China Kruip, and I’m originally from Santa Barbara, CA. I started cooking in college and quickly became passionate about making my favorite recipes more healthy and creating my own recipes. After 4 years as an account manager in the commercial furniture industry, I was inspired to come to Bauman College specifically because of

Stone Fruit + Summer Berry Salad

Natural Chef alumna, Hillori Hansen, and her daughter, Sienna, show us how to prepare a simple and delicious seasonal fruit salad that will be sure to delight friends and family and be the highlight of any summer cookout! Be sure to check out Hillori’s Alumni Spotlight Video to hear about her journey at Bauman College.

Green Beans With Sesame-Miso Dressing

A Simple Side This Asian-style dish uses miso to add an earthy richness to blanched green beans. The combination of sweet and salty from the mirin, local honey, and tamari add a delicious depth to the flavor of this simple, vegetable side. Miso Magic Miso is made from fermenting soybeans, rice, or barley with sea

Bandakka (Okra) Curry

Bandakka Curry With influences from Indonesian and South Indian cuisine, this rich, Sri Lankan curry, adapted from Charmaine Solomon’s The Complete Asian Cookbook Series: Sri Lanka & The Philippines, features nutrient-dense okra—also known as “ladies’ fingers” or bandakka—coconut milk, green chiles, and curry leaves. Seasonal Okra Low in calories, fat, and carbohydrates, but high in both

Chocolate Avocado Mousse

Mousse Makeover This recipe is a nutrient-dense version of a classic chocolate mousse, in which the heavy cream, refined white sugar, and eggs are replaced with maple syrup and avocado. Maple syrup is an unrefined, natural sweetener that contains high levels of nutrients, antioxidants, and phytochemicals. While avocados are high in fiber and monounsaturated fats and contain high levels of

Purslane Salad With Baked Beets

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. Save Print Purslane Salad With Baked Beets Author: Aegean Flavors Serves: 6 servings   Ingredients 5 medium beets 1 cup olive oil,

Raw Spring Fruit Cobbler With Cherry Coulis

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. Save

Spring Pea + Mint Soup

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. Save Print Spring Pea + Mint Soup Author: Bauman College Serves: 12 servings   Ingredients 5 lbs English peas in pods 1 cup water ¾