Thursday, December 29, 2016

All About Alumni: Connecting the Dots Between Food, Big Flavor, & Vibrant Health with Rebecca Katz

How can the kitchen inspire those with cancer and other chronic health conditions to cook meals that enhance their health and well being while also caressing their taste buds? Hawthorn graduate and best-selling author Rebecca Katz (MHNE program 2007) joins us to share Connecting the Dots Between Food, Big Flavor, & Vibrant Health on Wednesday January 4th at 12 PM PST.

Rebecca has created a culinary tool kit from 16 years of experience working with thousands of people who have harnessed the power of yum to tackle many difficult aspects of disease.

This is a great learning opportunity as Rebecca shares how she developed her toolkit, authored 5 best selling books, and her role as consultant, public speaker, teacher and chef! 

A nationally-recognized culinary translator, author of 5 best selling books, and expert on the role of food in supporting optimal health, Rebecca Katz has a Masters of Science degree in Health and Nutrition Education from Hawthorn University, and received her culinary training from New York’s Natural Gourmet Institute for Health and Culinary Arts.

As a consultant, speaker, teacher and chef, Rebecca is the Executive Chef for Emeritus for The Center for Mind-Body Medicine’s renowned Food as Medicine professional training in medical nutrition therapy, and consults for Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine’s premiere nutrition conference for health.

She is the founder of the Healing Kitchens Institute ( at Commonweal, which trains healthcare professionals and interested cooks how to translate nutritional science directly to the plate through taste and flavor.

Rebecca Katz
MHNE Graduate 2007