“Ellen Is the lovable and entertaining voice of plant-based food.”
Edible South Florida
“Ellen is a hot vegan chef.”
“Ellen is an elfin, vegan Oprah.”
James Beard Award-winning Chef Norman Van Aken
Ellen Kanner is the soulful vegan award-winning author of Feeding the Hungry Ghost: Life, Faith and What to Eat for Dinner. She writes about the intersection of food, culture, community, wellness, and sustainability for numerous outlets including HuffPost, Whetstone, Civil Eats, Saveur, EatingWell, VegNews, the Miami Herald, and Edible South Florida.
Ellen is an internationally recognized vegan chef and advocate, culinary instructor and a Miami native. She presents on all things plantbased but also about food as cultural connection, a way to bring the world into your kitchen. Her upcoming cookbook, Miami Vegan: Plantbased Recipes from the Tropics to Your Table invites you to taste Miami with plantbased recipes reflecting Miami’s cultural and culinary diversity.
She teaches conscious cooking classes virtually and in person at numerous Miami venues.
Ellen has been featured in outlets including VegNews, MindBody Green, Psychology Today, Thrive, the Miami Herald and Veganuary,.
She develops recipes for major brands including California walnuts, Soom tahini and Rancho Gordo heirloom beans.
Professional organizations include: the Association of Food Journalists, International Association of Culinary Professionals, Les Dames d’Escoffier and the Association of Health Care Journalists.