Valerie Skinner is a certified healing foods chef trained at the Natural Gourmet Institute in NYC, the first culinary school dedicated to health supportive cooking to be accredited nationally. Valerie started her career in the health industry over a decade ago working as a personal trainer, sport supplement consultant, chiropractic assistant and holistic health coach. She has helped open thousands of minds to a new healthy lifestyle by being a private chef and health mentor for terminally ill patients, catering celebrity music events and has helped pioneer the healthy food movement in Hawaii by introducing others to juice cleansing and providing healthy foods for different types of diets as the executive chef and co-manager for a popular healthy eatery and juicery in Honolulu Hawaii. Valerie is the co-founder and natural foods chef for Jar + Fork, a successful fast-casual health restaurant concept Miami FL. Now residing in Charleston South Carolina with her husband, Valerie is committed to helping herself and others understand how to use food and health to become your best self with her personal chef services. and by sharing her healthy recipes weekly her blog and Instagram.