Cathy Fisher | National Health Association

Cathy Fisher

Chef

Cathy Fisher has become a featured recipe expert for the NHA and is the creator of StraightUpFood.com, a blog that offers recipes and information on how to eat a health promoting, plant-based (vegan) diet. Cathy's education and experience are grounded in her work with the McDougall Program (2006-present) and True North Health Center (2010-present), where she regularly teaches cooking classes to in-patient clients. Cathy graduated with her BA in Psychology, going on the earn a credential in Early Childhood Education and a certification in Nutrition Education. Cathy enjoys presenting to groups and giving people the practical skills they need to successfully shift to a healthier diet.

Posts by this Expert

Creamy Mushroom Soup

If you have fond memories of Cream of Mushroom soup from the can like I do, you will enjoy this soup—even more so than the canned, whose appeal is largely due to its high salt content. This recipe... more

Caesar-y Salad

Most people would call it blasphemy to leave out the cheese, oil, eggs and anchovies in Caesar dressing, but this concerns me less than living life without any type of Caesar dressing at all. This... more

Cabbage Salad with Dijon-lime Dressing

Using cabbage instead of lettuce makes a hearty salad, perfect for an entrée. With cabbage and carrots as the foundation, almost any vegetables and beans you have on hand can be added. Sometimes I... more

Twice-baked Pesto Potatoes

These are the ultimate, low-fat comfort potatoes: hot, fluffy, and fun to eat. While these take a little patience while baking, they require few ingredients and make fabulous leftovers. 4 large... more

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