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

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,

Alumni Spotlight + Recipe: Keiko Ichinose

My name is Keiko Ichinose, and I am a Natural Chef. Living in different cities throughout the U.S., traveling abroad, and exploring different cultures, I have always orbited around food. It was the point with which I centered my day. It was what I looked forward to the most. So, when I decided to leave

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

Emerald Collard Salad With Balsamic Vinaigrette

Just because summer is over doesn’t mean your love affair with salads has to end. With fall in full swing and winter drawing nearer it is time to embrace deep evergreens, blood red, and crisp autumn yellow colors – in our food that is (not just our wardrobe). Try this delicious collard green salad to titillate your

Student Spotlight + Recipe: Mollie Lowery

My name is Mollie Lowery and I am enrolled in the Nutrition Consultant Training Program. I am originally from a small town in the Sierra Nevada mountains. My family moved to the Bay Area when I was a teenager. I have always been passionate about health and have felt destined to be a healer. While

Chili-Citrus Chicken with Olives + Sweet Potatoes

A simple “one-pot” meal, this dish can easily be scaled up to feed a larger group. The flavors in this recipe are particularly complimentary—with the sweetness of the potatoes, sour brightness of the citrus, depth from the variety of spices, finished with the salty punch of the olives. 5.0 from 1 reviews Save Print Chili-Citrus

Alumni Spotlight + Recipe: Natalie Wells

My name is Natalie Wells and I am a graduate of the Natural Chef Training Program. Although I am originally from San Diego, I moved to Boston to study at Northeastern University, where I received my bachelor’s degree in communications. After 5 years, I decided I was done with the cold and moved to the

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