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Cook Love Heal!

Welcome to Cook Love Heal!

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In Trying Times

Healing Recipes, Natural Kitchen Essentials & Five Steps to Wholeness E-Books

I’m Rachel Zierzow. I call what I do, Cook Love Heal, because I believe that cooking is the foundation of great health, strong community, and happy families.

I’ve spent the last fifteen years working as a certified natural foods chef and lead instructor at a plant based culinary schoolAs a chef and healthy living expert, my mission is to help you find your best health through eating well with delicious recipes and easy to use online cooking classes. 

COOK LOVE HEAL with Rachel Zierzow – Online Natural Food Culinary School, where people come to learn about healing cuisine, online and in-person in Austin, TX.
Vegan Strawberry Panna Cotta • Cook Love Heal by Rachel Zierzow
June 30, 2020

Vegan Strawberry Panna Cotta

This non-dairy version of panna cotta is light and creamy and perfect for summer when strawberries are in season!
June 25, 2020

Earthing: Reconnecting with the earth to heal your body

Find out about the healing benefits of "earthing," which means to reconnect with the earth to help restore our health and our energy.
Provençal French Lentils • Cook Love Heal by Rachel Zierzow
June 13, 2020

Provençal French Lentils

Simple and delicious recipe for French lentils, with fresh herbs and vegetables that are easy to find year round. Make a cold lentil salad with leftovers, or add broth and seasonings to make into a soup!

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Cooking Together with Rachel Zierzow

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Weekly Content and Online Community

Do you want inspiration and community to help make cooking at home more fun, delicious and healthy? Join us! Seasonal recipes, tips, and a live question answer session every week.

Cook Naturally Without A Recipe

Online Course

Cooking without a recipe is the most valuable kitchen skill you can learn. Open your refrigerator and make something healthy and delicious with what you have. I made this as close to being in culinary school as possible while learning online.

Nearly all my recipes are gluten-free, dairy-free and use little to no added sugar.

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Carrot Tops for Miso Condiment • Cook Love Heal by Rachel Zierzow

Carrot Top Miso Condiment

With just 3 ingredients, you can make Carrot Top Miso Condiment in a flash. Serve it with cauliflower steaks, vegetable fried rice, or on brown rice in a buddha bowl.

Homemade Veggie Lover's Pizza • Cook Love Heal by Rachel Zierzow

Homemade Veggie Lover’s Pizza

Homemade pizza is a treat that my husband and my daughter like to make together on special occasions. This version is called veggie lover’s, as it has broccoli, artichokes, mushrooms, and olives. Enjoy!

Watch my Shelter at Home interviews with other chefs!

I’ve been interviewing other chefs during the Covid-19 crisis, and recently we’ve begun cooking together virtually. In this interview with Chef Todd Duplechan, we worked together on a curry using just ingredients I had on hand. It was super fun, and super delicious!

More videos at cookloveheal.com/youtube

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We can help each other through these trying times

Now that we are all stuck at home I am creating more ways to help you connect to the community through healthy and delicious food. Every Wednesday at noon I am doing a Facebook Live show featuring cooking demos, tips and guest chefs from around the country. You can find that on my personal facebook page facebook.com/rachel.zierzow   

I also just started a low-cost subscription called Cooking Together to help people stay healthy while we all work to get through these challenging times. One of the most important things to me is community, so more than ever I want to focus on the community side of Cook Love Heal. Find out more about it here.

Join me in the Cook Love Heal Community

Just like before this started, when you join the Cook Love Heal Community I’ll send you my Natural Health Starter Kit for free, along with regular recipes & tips every week.

We’re all in this together. Let’s help each other build a better future