Clean Green Simple is a plant-based resource for people interested in eating mindfully, living sustainably, and enjoying life’s simple pleasures. We offer plant-based recipes and nutrition tips, as well as reviews and buying guides for eco-friendly kitchen, home, and health products.
Wherever you are on your plant-based journey—from plant-curious to 100% vegan—here you’ll find a judgment-free zone that will help empower you to adopt a plant-centric lifestyle.
Meet the Team
Partner in healthy living
John has over 15 years within the medical field and a lifetime of focus on personal health and wellness. He is powered by the belief that a life built around a healthy diet, active lifestyle, consistent exercise and positive mindfulness can ward off a reliance on pharmaceuticals. Promoting a clean green and simple life is our mantra for all my readers. I’d love hearing about your own personal journey to health and wellness! I can be reached at:
Aimee Pass is a freelance marketing professional with a passion for plant-based eating and sustainability. When she’s not at work, she can be found in her garden or on day-trip hikes with her dog, Dylan. You can find her online at AimeeDiane.com.
Kirsten Nunez, MS
Kirsten Nunez is a health and lifestyle journalist who focuses on food, nutrition, and DIY. She has an MS in Nutrition and loves helping others find new ways to have fun with healthy cooking. Since 2014, she has contributed to over 15 digital publications, including Brit + Co, VegNews, and eHow. Kirsten lives in Beacon, New York. Read more.
Sara Seitz is a freelance writer with a passion for healthy eating and green living. She has lived for over a decade with type 1 diabetes and has used a plant-based diet to take control of her health. Recently, Sara has added a new addition to the family, giving her even more of a reason to fight for a clean and sustainable future. When she is not chasing a toddler or gardening, she is usually enjoying the beautiful Colorado outdoors. Read more.
Cat Harvey is a recipe creator, food photographer and writer with keen interest in wellness, movement, and environment. Since the start of her freelance career in 2017, Cat has been helping people transition to a healthier, more sustainable lifestyle. Living on a homestead in rural Lithuania, Cat spends her time growing food and taking care of rescue animals, including goats, rabbits, and farm birds. Read more.
Perri O. Blumberg
Perri is a New York City born-and-based writer. She holds a B.A. in psychology from Columbia University and is also a culinary school graduate of the plant-based culinary school, the Natural Gourmet Institute. Read more.
SaVanna Shoemaker, MS, RDN, LD
SaVanna is a registered dietitian and freelance writer from Little Rock, Arkansas. Her professional interests include whole food diets and holistic nutrition, and she’s written for many high profile media outlets and brands. She enjoys gardening, cooking, and weightlifting in her free time. Read more.
Ansley Hill, RDN, LD
Ansley is a Registered Dietitian, writer, educator, and experienced clinical nutritionist based in the Pacific Northwest. She is passionate about using food to foster health and a sense of community, and she enjoys translating complex nutrition topics into useful information for the everyday eater. Read more.
Lauren Panoff, MPH, RD
Lauren Panoff, MPH, RD is a registered dietitian nutritionist and writer with over a decade of experience in various areas of health and wellness. Read more.
Jessica Verma was the Founder of Clean Green Simple. Sadly, Jessica passed away in early 2016, but among the many gifts she left the world is a wonderful archive of clean, green, simple recipes for all of us to enjoy. Read more.