Michelle is a culinary coach, freelance creative and author of Healthy Helpings- fast food for fit physiques. She is passionate about showing people how easy it is to prepare food that is healthy and packed full of flavour. Her mission is to make cooking healthy recipes fast, easy and tasty. Her work appears in several magazines, including Clean Eating, Fitness Mag and Oxygen Magazine.
She began sharing her love of food in 2007, when she produced two series of the online cooking show ‘Healthy Helpings TV’, making fast food healthy and healthy food fast. In 2008 she competed in bodybuilding as a novice figure shaping competitor and she remains passionate about physique sports. She was a 2009 Australian Masterchef semi-finalist, and contributes articles to Clean Eating Magazine, Fitness Magazine and Oxygen Magazine Australia.
Michelle lives with her husband on the Fleurieu Peninsula in South Australia, where she loves to search out new ingredients and food ideas from local farmers markets, health food shops and ethnic grocers, and take her two dogs on long rambles through the vineyards.
Michelle regularly blogs and offers free healthy recipes at www.MichelleKoen.com
In this book Michelle highlights simple ways to enjoy fresh vegetables, lean proteins and good fats. Her recipes, preparation tips and ingredients list will help you get started, stay focused, and enjoy your journey.