Cathe Olson is a wife and mother, as well as a writer and natural foods cook. She is the author of Lick It! Creamy Dreamy Vegan Ice Creams Your Mouth Will Love, Simply Natural Baby Food and The Vegetarian Mother’s Cookbook. Cathe has had articles published in national magazines such as Mothering, Natural Family Online, and Natural Awakenings. She writes the Whole Family column for VegFamily Magazine and reviews books for VegFamily and the Journal of Agriculture and Food Information.
Cathe is passionate about helping parents make healthy food choices for themselves and their families. She is a frequent speaker at schools, parenting classes, natural foods stores, libraries, and wellness centers.
She is also active in her support of libraries and writers. Cathe is the director of the Central Coast Writers’ Conference and has served on the boards of the Central Coast Book and Author Festival, Friends of the Nipomo Library, and SLO Nightwriters. To improve her own writing, she participates in writing critique groups and is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. Cathe is currently working on a cookbook for kids, as well as a fictional chapter book series.