Michelle is a Functional Nutritional Therapist, health presenter, food stylist, and blogger. She is passionate about supporting clients to understand the regenerative power that food provides with a timeless and nourishing ancestral way of eating. “Back to the future…. in food”, she explains is her own personal concept that allows us to nourish our bodies once more, living in today’s modern age, while staying connected to the wisdom of our ancestors eating patterns of real food.
The New York-born nutritionist grew up with the ritual of cooking and now combines her love affair of food with science. Her comprehensive education at the Nutritional Therapy Association and at the Natural Gourmet Institute, Michelle founded Hello Palate - a nutritional practice with a compassionate understanding of the relationship food has on one’s health. Michelle believes that the key to healthier and happier lives begins with reclaiming our tastebuds and becoming agents of change of our own bodies.
At Hello Palate, you’re not just a client but a member of a motivated community that understands in our day, we must plan meals with a long view, consistency in our actions to filling an empty stomach is building health for yourself and perhaps your family.
She embraces the science of nutrition through a sign and symptom analysis from a functional perspective that respects bio-individual nutritional needs.
Her work is dedicated to helping people translate the science and art of nutrition to a colorful palate of recipes, wellness workshops, and private nutritional therapy sessions.
Michelle works with individual clients, presents heath talks in NYC college campuses. You can also find her as an affiliate nutritionist at the Manhattan Physio Group located at City Center Stage. She is currently the resident nutritionist producing health segments for L.A. DANCE PROJECT.
She lives in New York City with her husband, two children, and Pushkin the cat. She lives by the statement, “Good health is contagious”.
When Michelle isn’t researching client cases, shopping for vintage props, or creating makeover recipes; you can always find her cooking and dancing in the kitchen with her beloved cast iron skillets in hand.
Ready to introduce your palate to the taste of good health?
At Hello Palate we are serving up our Amuse Bouche monthly eblast, small tasty portions of the latest nutritional developments just enough to amuse your appetite without overwhelming your palate or inbox. Together, we will create a community of support based on ancestral ways of eating delicious, well-‐prepared whole foods to delight, heal and satisfy you.