Experience the life-changing power of a whole-food, plant-based diet, as you become more confident and competent in the kitchen, more knowledgeable about nutrition, and more mindful in all areas of life.
Learn to prepare delicious meals that are satisfying and nourishing, from wholesome, natural ingredients.
With some expert guidance, you can prepare your own yummy meals without ever feeling deprived, and still do right by your body.
Prepare and eat several healthier meals each week, making a whole-food, plant-based diet a consistent part of your lifestyle
Dramatically reduce your risk of the most prevalent chronic diseases in the US, and do the same for your family
Learn why a whole-food, plant-based diet is healthful and be sure you aren't missing any details... or nutrients
Eat Your Fill...
And still drop excess weight as a happy side effect, because the nutrients and volume of whole plant foods are high, while the calories are low
When a whole-food, plant-based diet becomes your lifestyle, you can halt the cycle of over-indulgence followed by intense restriction
As your tastes adapt and change, you'll find yourself naturally craving healthier foods and willfully declining junk food
4-5 per week, with step-by-step cooking instructions and shopping lists to eliminate guesswork
Daily bite-sized lessons on the health benefits of plants, plus a weekly topical video seminar
Learn small weekend tasks to set you up for a healthier week ahead
Start or develop your daily meditation practice to bring awareness to all areas of life
Learn food prep and cooking techniques for following recipes and improvising on your own
A private group for food photo sharing, Q&A, accountability and encouragement
Fresh Start was designed for:
Stefanie Ramsden Dougherty is a plant-based lifestyle coach, recipe developer, cooking instructor and nutrition educator with a certificate in plant-based nutrition from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies at Cornell University.
She founded Green Sage to offer guidance to those wishing to transition to a healthier plant-based diet and lifestyle.
Stefanie welcomes clients with kindness, optimism, honesty and zero judgment, no matter where they currently are in the journey.
Her approach is characterized by a gradual, manageable shift to using more whole-food ingredients in daily home cooked meals, while simultaneously cultivating habits that bring more mindfulness to everyday life.
Get a Fresh Start on your wellness with a well-informed, guided transition to a plant-based lifestyle.
You'll be notified via email when enrollment opens, and you'll receive a few healthy recipes in your inbox in the meantime!