Kate Sherwood is CSPI's culinary director and executive chef. She writes “The Healthy Cook” recipes for CSPI’s website and monthly publication, Nutrition Action, and is the publication’s culinary editor. Kate has lived in or traveled to (and, of course, has eaten in) more than 35 countries. Her deep understanding of so many cuisines helps explain why her dishes are so intensely flavored without the need for excess salt. Kate has taught healthy cooking at the Capital Area Food Bank in DC and was the keynote speaker at the Food Bank’s TEDx Food event. She was also a speaker at their Hunger Summit and was featured in the Washington Post. Kate gives healthy cooking lectures and cooking demos at a variety of venues, including medical schools, nonprofits, health clubs, public libraries, and private events. Trained at the Culinary Institute of America, Kate has worked as a food stylist at The Food Network, Discovery, “The Today Show,” and Martha Stewart.