More About Dawn

We all know we should be eating healthy - so why is it so hard? Let me make it easy for you!

Hi! I'm Dawn Hutchins, the founder of VegeCooking LLC where we teach you to LEARN to cook, LOVE your veggies. Plant-based lifestyle, cooking classes and recipes for kids, teens and adults since 2016.


I have over ten years of experience in recipe development, cooking demonstrations, and healthy event planning.  I'm passionate about learning about produce varietals, seasonal vegetables, commercial and organic farming, permaculture, publishing and creation of digital products, services and programs. I’ve published four books and multiple eBooks.

What else? I'm an animal lover, mom (click here to learn more about Chef Gabby!), wife, entrepreneur, yoga lover, permaculture advocate, and camping enthusiast who considers myself forever a student. I love learning, taking classes and always striving to be better. 


  • BS Sociology, Florida State University

  • Certificate in plant-based nutrition through Cornell University and the T. Colin Campbell foundation

  • Certified Nutritional Therapist with a focus in epigenetics through the Health Sciences Academy in London

  • Certified Veggiecator Educator – evidence based, culinary-nutrition education program supported by the
    Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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We teach kids, teens and adults to LEARN to cook and LOVE their veggies. 

Learn the life-skill of cooking, though hands-on practice. Discover how to live in a sustainable manner - in harmony with the earth and all beings that share our planet.



One day we'll see children and families choosing fresh fruits and vegetables because they know the benefits. They will have the skills they need to prepare delicious, healthful foods to nourish their bodies. They'll be stewards of our earth and be able to grow and enjoy healthy food.

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