Mollie Katzen

Cookbook author, illustrator

Mollie Katzen, with over six million books in print, is an inductee of the James Beard Cookbook Hall of Fame. Named by Health Magazine as “one of the five women who changed the way we eat,” she is best known as the author-illustrator of the vegetarian classics, Moosewood Cookbook, and The Enchanted Broccoli Forest. Ms. Katzen’s other books include the best-selling children's trilogy (“the gold standard of children’s cookbooks”- New York Times) Pretend Soup, Honest Pretzels, and Salad People. Ms. Katzen has co-authored Eat, Drink, & Weigh Less with Walter Willett, MD of the Harvard School of Public Health, and has joined him annually as faculty for the groundbreaking Harvard-Culinary Institute of America-sponsored Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Lives conference since its inception.

Mollie Katzen’s newest book is The Heart of the Plate: Vegetarian Recipes for a New Generation (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013).

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