Welcome to In the Kitchen!

I’m Julie – a chef, registered dietitian and cookbook author with a HUGE passion for food and good cooking.

I believe the best way to eat well is by cooking with whole food ingredients, preparing them in simple ways and enjoying food in community. My cooking style is fresh, wholesome, comforting and all-inclusive. My greatest passion is helping others build confidence in the kitchen and taking the “chore” out of cooking, one recipe at a time.

So join me In the Kitchen! I'll be using this space to share recipes, cooking videos and photos of goodies I create to support us being healthier together.

Stick around – you’ll find something new and delicious each week!


Julie Andrews

Food & Nutrition Consultant | Cookbook Author | Chef & Food Media Expert | Registered Dietitian Nutritionist | Food Photographer, Food Stylist & Recipe Developer | Food & Nutrition Writer

Global Food in Five: Grilled Pork Kebabs with Chimichurri

Chimichurri is a Argentinian condiment made with fresh herbs, such as cilantro and parsley, red wine vinegar, garlic, oregano, olive oil and red pepper flakes. It has a similar texture to pesto and goes perfectly on grilled meats or fish and vegetables, or can be used for dipping or marinading. Chimichurri can be made in…
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Watermelon Lime Mocktails

I love summer mocktails. There is nothing more refreshing than blending up your favorite fruit with fresh herbs and citrus to sip on when it’s hotter than hot outside. That’s where this watermelon lime mocktail comes in. All it takes is cubed watermelon, lime juice and fresh mint and voila! A seriously delicious summer beverage.…
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Strawberry Shortcake with Almond Flour Biscuits

It’s time for a very berry summer dessert! This delicious version of strawberry shortcake is made up of almond flour biscuits, mascerated strawberries and coconut whipped cream. It’s uniquely flavored and uber delicious. I just know you’ll love it! Here’s how to make the biscuits: Whisk together an egg and plain Greek yogurt. Add almond…
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Baja Fish Tacos

Who doesn’t love a good fish taco? Okay, a great fish taco?! These Baja fish tacos hit all the right notes – the corn tortillas are toasted, the fish is tender and spiced, the avocado is creamy and rich and the slaw is bright and crisp. If you want to add a little heat, stir…
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Tomato Cucumber Gazpacho

Have you ever tried chilled soup? Gazpacho is an easy-to-make blended soup made with tomatoes, cucumber, bell pepper, fresh herbs, vinegar, lemon juice and olive oil. It is refreshing, especially during the hot summer months, and can be served with grilled fish for a complete and balanced meal! Here’s how to make it: Because we’re…
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Greek Grilled Zucchini Flatbread Pizzas

We’re continuing on with our Global Food in Five Series with this new recipe for Greek Grilled Zucchini Flatbread Pizzas! As a Mediterranean-inspired recipe, these flatbreads feature whole grain pita, olive oil-grilled zucchini, kalamata olives, juicy tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and dried oregano. You can make them 100% plant-based by swapping in hummus for the boursin…
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