About Julie

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Julie Morris is a Los Angeles-based natural food chef, and author of two books: SUPERFOOD KITCHEN, and SUPERFOOD SMOOTHIES.

An active advocate for whole, plant-based foods and superfoods for optimal health, Julie has worked within the natural food industry for close to a decade as recipe developer, writer, speaker, and cooking show host, and is currently the executive chef at Navitas Naturals.

Julie’s mission is simple: to share recipes and nutrition tips that make a vibrantly healthy lifestyle both easy to achieve and delicious to follow.




Frequently Asked Questions

You’re always talking about superfoods. What IS a superfood anyway?

I define superfoods as the most nutrient-dense, benefit-rich foods found in nature … foods that have the most amount of micronutrients per calorie. I’m not interested in semantics, and see “superfoods” as a general philosophy of eating: an ongoing adventure to acquire the very best foods available (and transform them into delicious cuisine).

What are the calorie contents and nutrition values of the recipes you post?

When I bring foods into my kitchen, I don’t track calories, I collect nutrients. I also aim to make recipes that are loosely “balanced” in macro nutrients as well (fats, protein, and carbohydrates). If you’re keeping track, I recommend using one of the free online counters like FitDay.com to find out the quantity of nutrients in the recipes, and then divide your results by the number of servings.

Are you a nutritionist or dietitian?

No. Nor a doctor. I am simply a chef who loves working with the best foods I can get my hands on, and I find it rewarding to share the results of my research. I appreciate the work that goes on in these fields, but for the average person I also believe one should not have to get a degree in health to understand how to eat well.

Can I repost your recipes and photos on my blog?

If you are a blog owner, you are welcome to repost any posted recipes as long as you clearly link back to the webpage from which you took the recipe and credit it to this site. Thank you! Photos may not be used without permission. Please note: recipes and photos may under no circumstances be used on websites to advertise a product unless prior authorization from this site is given – all work on this site is copyrighted. Email info [at] juliemorris [dot] net for inquiries.

Where can I find your books?

Barnes & Noble, Williams Sonoma, Whole Foods, Amazon, as well as other bookstores nationwide.

Favorite food?

Cacao. Always and forever…

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