A Bit About Me…
Hi, I’m Natalie! I’m a teacher, travel lover, spastic-kitty owner, and food blogger. I’ve loved cooking ever since I can remember. My mom is from Greece and I’m pretty sure to blame for my cooking obsession (if you know a Greek than you know how food-obsessed we tend to be). My dad was a health and adventure nut fascinated with Mexican culture… we spent a lot of my childhood exploring little Mexican villages together, mainly Sayulita, where part of my heart remains to this day.
Needless to say, my cooking influences stem from all sides of the world. Growing up, my mom made all of our meals from scratch, each night a different cuisine. One night it’d be Indian, then Thai, Greek, and so on. Despite her many cookbooks, I never saw her use one- she crafted as she went, feeding us amazing spreads nearly every single night. I feel so grateful for that to this very day.
That’s how I learned to cook- watching my folks and enjoying real food all along the way. Thanks to my parents’ health-conscious eating and worldly ways, I now enjoy spending my free time learning about nutrition and getting creative in the kitchen too. ♥
In addition to food and natural health, I’ve joined mission to bring safer skin care to the public too. I’m becoming more of an activist with each year I grow.
A Bit About the Blog…
You’ll find all types of recipes here. I think people should grub however makes them feel best… eating is such a personal journey. I cook from scratch and love to experiment. It’s about the challenge for me- to see if I can make a crazy vision come to life. I personally aim to minimize my intake of inflammatory foods- aligning closest to Paleo if I had to choose- but I’m not a strict person by nature. I’m a libra, I like balance. I enjoy celebratory bevies and devour snacks like a wolf- but value real food and good health all the while. 😉
I adore the act of creating a meal for another. Maybe it’s a Greek thing!