Jen Hoy

Business: Jen Hoy
Expertise: nutrition, professional chef

Jen Hoy is a food writer and author focused on holistic nutrition. As a trained chef, she develops recipes for a busy and healthy lifestyle.

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  • Food writer and holistic nutritionist
  • Classically trained chef
  • Private practice in holistic nutrition, energy medicine, and life coaching
  • Co-author of "The Well-Rounded Pregnancy Cookbook"


Jen Hoy is a former writer for The Spruce, contributing articles and recipes for over seven years. Her private practice, Body Spirit Nutrition, is a progressive model for integrative counseling and includes holistic nutrition, energy medicine, and life coaching.

Jen is also a classically trained chef and has studied world cuisine and the anthropology of food since she was a child. She used the aesthetics and palate of her training to create a new style of whole foods cooking that is light, flavorful, and appealing to a more mainstream and diverse audience. Jen teaches workshops on whole foods, five elements, and new macrobiotic cooking, with an emphasis on how to incorporate healthy nourishment into a busy lifestyle.


Jen Hoy is a classically trained chef. She took advanced studies in shamanic alchemy and healing with Sandra Ingerman, the Foundation for Shamanic Studies, Alberto Villoldo, and The Center for Mind-Body Medicine.

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About The Spruce

The Spruce, a Dotdash brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce family of brands, including The Spruce, The Spruce Eats, The Spruce Pets, and The Spruce Crafts collectively reach 30 million people each month.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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