Gretchen Tseng is a Nutrition Specialist with Certification in Plant-Based Nutrition through Cornell University. At a young age she experienced a series of illnesses which propelled her to seek nutrition-based solutions. Gretchen is absolutely passionate about sharing the health benefits of a plant-based lifestyle and can be found doing so as the Editor of Chic Vegan, through her website Veggie Grettie, as a recipe columnist for both Culinary.net and GoodVeg, a columnist for One Green Planet, and through freelance writing and recipe development projects. Happiest in the kitchen, Gretchen lives in Southern California with her husband, two children, and 4 legged best bud. She dreams of living on a farm someday surrounded by rescue animals and an amazing organic garden.