Nancy Mehagian

Nancy Mehagian has been involved with food and healing since 1969, when she opened the first vegetarian restaurant on the Mediterranean island of Ibiza. In 1977, when her daughter Vedra was five years old, she published her first natural foods cookbook for children, which became Classroom Cookery, a series used in California schools to help teach math, science and health.   Since 1978, Nancy has maintained an active Massage Therapy and Jin Shin Jyutsu practice in Los Angeles, has lectured at health conventions, catered for celebrities and taught gourmet cooking classes, creating cuisine that is healthy, international and authentic.

She is the author of the multi-award winning culinary memoir Siren’s Feast, An Edible Odyssey and the award-winning Supernatural Kids Cookbook. She also conducted the interviews with actor James Coburn that became the basis for his memoir/biography Dervish Dust, The Life and Words of James Coburn.