Welcome to my blog site aka. my world, my life, and my play pin. I'm Jenn. I'm 25. I went to college at Johnson & Wales University in 2010 to become a chef. Shout out to all my JWU Alumni!! While in College I took a Wellness and Sustainability concentration that motivated me to change my life style for the better in so many ways. I took a step towards health by becoming a pescatarian almost 5 years ago. After being a pescatarian successfully for a bit I decided to be a vegetarian; since April 2016. Toward the end of 2016 I decided it was time I made the full commitment to becoming a vegan. Being a vegan is just a title to me; its more so about pursuing a healthier life though living a plant based dieting and caring for our environment. The change is quite the experience and something you can definitely look toward to reading about.
I am a Plant-based Holistic Chef in pursuit of a career in health, nutrition, and entrepreneurship. Every time I meet some one new, believe it or not the most famous question asked is... What is your best dish? For years I would stumble, I could never think of my best dish. Of course I'd made things my family had loved but I never truly had a signature dish. For a while I thought it was weird, especially seeing as how all of my other chef friends had best dishes. It wasn't until I got out of college and worked in the industry for a few years that I realized, I dont need a best dish. I am a chef that seeks flavor, love, and thought when it comes to creating my meals. I dont have a best dish; I have various cooking styles. As a vegan chef I would consider that I've turned my cooking style into a hybrid mix between Italian, Asian, and Greek. I love the simplistic cooking methods and amazing flavors found in these cultures. I have aspirations to learn various cooking methods from many different cultures in hopes to intermingle them with the vegan creatives bouncing around in my head. The main reason for this blog is to document my journey to a healthier life style and hopefully completing a bit of my career goals with the Lords help of course. With this site I plan to motivate others to do the same through recipes and other helpful tips.
I also have a Fiance named Joe that I love o so much. I met Joe my last trimester, senior year in college and we've been together ever since. With that being said you'll hear about and from him probably pretty often especially seeing as how we live together and all. Typing of living together, Joe's job recently relocated us to... LOS ANGELES California. Yes, I'm in LA and I absolutely cannot believe it. LA is total culture shock for a country girl like me and upstate guy like him so the experience together is definitely one worth remembering and typing. Meet Joe.
With one life to live; we've all got to start somewhere; why not share that journey with the world. I've never taken a chance to dedicate an entire site to my life before but I figure it should be pretty cool. Check out my YouTube Channel: The Green Being on the days when reading just seems to be a bit much for you. Be Blessed!!
I offer a limited amount of services throughout the year if you are interested in any of them, I look forward to working with you. Lets get creative together!!
Personal Chef | Plant-based Catering
Being a personal chef allows me to connect with my clients on a much deeper level. I can truly personalize menus to their dietary needs. I enjoy exploring new realms in the kitchen and I look forward to the opportunity of doing so with you. I provide my personal chef service in a variety of ways. I do weekly meal preparations for families as large as six which can be delivered or done in the clients home. Also, should you be interested in catering for small events like brunch, birthdays, or weddings please feel free to reach out as well. I look forward to working with you. To learn more about my services and price sheet, click the PDF attachments in this section.
The Green Being Bakery
Baking has always had a special place in my heart. From the time I took on my very first job in a bakery as assistant pastry chef, I fell in love. I enjoy turning classic desserts that we all know and love into healthier options. I use no white granulated sugars or bleached flours in my desserts. If you are interested in placing an order with the Green Being Bakery, fill free to place your order on my bakery page. I provide cupcakes, cakes, cookies, specialty cookies (non-vegan), sweet breads, savory breads, pies, tarts, and cake pops. Should you need any dessert bars/tables, those services can be provided as well for an additional fee.
Lifestyle Transitioning Coach
I have over five years of experience transitioning my diet. I went from the traditional America meat and potatoes diet to a pescatarian, then vegetarian, and now vegan. Transforming my own diet has taught me numerous ways on how to do so successfully. If you are interested in doing what I did, contact me. I can help you transition your diet in one year if you are willing to follow my guidelines. My service will provide grocery list, recipes, helpful tips, diet education, and "homework". To learn more about my services and price sheet, click the PDF attachments in this section.