Monica Corrado, MA, CNC, CGP is a teaching chef, Certified Nutrition Consultant, and Certified GAPS Practitioner who is passionate about illuminating the connection between food and well-being. A member of the Honorary Board of the Weston A. Price Foundation for almost 20 years, Monica is a dynamic teacher, speaker, consultant, and author who lives to share the tools, knowledge, and inspiration to cook nourishing, traditional food.
Monica has been teaching food as medicine throughout the US for more than 12 years after 18 years in sustainable food sourcing and preparation, menu design, and management. She started her own Cooking for Well-Being Teacher Training program in 2012, and has graduates all over the globe, from Mexico to Hong Kong to Canada and throughout the United States.
Over the past 10 years, Monica’s work has focused on the Gut-Brain connection and she is considered an authority on cooking to heal a leaky gut via the GAPS (Gut and Psychology Syndrome™) nutritional protocol and others. She is writing a four-part series on Cooking Techniques for the Gut and Psychology Syndrome™ Diet published by Selene River Press, including Meat Stock and Bone Broth, Culturing Dairy, and her latest books on Lacto-fermentation and Nuts and Seeds.
Monica has had tremendous results in her private practice with those on the Autism Spectrum, with ADHD, failure to thrive, fertility, and autoimmune disorders, guiding clients through the GAPS diet and helping them add nutrient-dense foods to their diet.