I make fruits and vegetables fun for kids – and easy for grown-ups!


Leaf Green


  • Tips, Tricks and Recipes on my Blog
  • Fruit Funshops for schools, birthday parties, other groups
  • Building a Community of other Healthy Mama’s

How you can join in on the fun

Contact me at natasha@healthyfamilyhealthyyou.com

I am an author and freelance writer specializing in sustainable food, the environment and community trends, with a focus on the Jewish community, women and family. I wrote a monthly column, “Capitol Schmoozing,” for the Washington Jewish Week from 2005-2011 and have contributed to approximately 20 national and regional newspapers, magazines, and blogs, including The Washington Post, Lilith, JTA, Na’amat Woman, Jewish Food Experience dot com, Kveller dot com, and The Jew & the Carrot.

My work experience includes over a decade in politics, public relations and public affairs.

I followed in the footsteps of many famous journalists before me as a political reporter and columnist for the Daily Illini at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana.

From the books:

Natasha Rosenstock Nadel came to this story as a journalist and the information and recommendations in these books come from a decade of research, reporting, eating, and reading; and having a family she tries to feed as well as possible.

Named “Most Creative Problem Solver,” by Dr. Neil Barnard and his staff at the conclusion of her Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine migraine study group, Natasha Nadel is a journalist and a mom who provides healthy substitutes for the typical shortcuts parents make when trying to feed their family quickly.

Natasha wrote this book for parents like her who don’t want to work so hard to feed their children healthy and delicious meals made from whole foods. She lives outside Washington, DC with her husband, son and daughter.

She is currently happy to be a resource to those in her community looking to create their own healthy families – and a community of support around eating well.

For more information about her Healthy Family, Healthy You programs, see the Healthy Workshops/Events! page on this website.

Education: B.S. in Journalism from the University of Illinois, with concentrations in Political Science and History and a minor in Women’s Studies.

Specialty Areas:

  • Personal essay
  • Sustainable food and healthy, vegan recipes
  • Community trends
  • Women, family and balance
  • Jewish community