Megan McCarthy’s creative culinary experience and enthusiasm brings healthy food to life! She incorporates highly nutritious Superfoods into an everyday healthy eating lifestyle while putting you at ease in the kitchen. As the original healthy lifestyle advocate, spokesperson and chef, she is also the Atlanta Botanical Garden’s Edible Garden Chef, creating culinary delights freshly harvested right out of the edible garden. She also teaches her original healthy cooking and lifestyle classes at Whole Foods Markets, The Cook’s Warehouse and Strippaggio in and around Atlanta. She conducts “Lunch & Learns” for corporate wellness programs to have healthier employees, businesses and workplace environments. She also teaches kids about eating healthier foods and has worked with Georgia Public Schools, Farm to School and Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move/Chef’s Move programs to help raise a healthier generation of kids while bringing healthy eating, exercise and self-esteem building tools to schools across America.
Chef Megan provides culinary services to corporate trade show clients including FMI (Food Marketing Institute), PMA (Produce Marketing Association), Food Fanatics (US Foods) and the International Home & Housewares Show (IHA) as well as many others. She regularly features her healthy approachable recipes on HLN for Weekend Express, Lifetime’s The Balancing Act, and 11 Alive’s Atlanta and Company sharing her culinary expertise and delicious natural recipes in a fun and authentic way. She develops innovative recipes for national clients including Disney, Ventura Foods, Marie’s Dressings and Seeds of Change as well as creating locally fresh garden recipes for the Atlanta Botanical Garden, The Atlanta Journal Constitution (AJC) , Best Self Atlanta, Edible Atlanta and Flavors Magazines. She has also provided private chef services for Hollywood celebrities while filming in Atlanta. Watch for her up and coming healthy eating and lifestyle book as she is THE Original Healthy Chef creating delicious foods with what is fresh and available everywhere.