Recipes & Nutrition Inspiration by Empower

Star Light Gardens is lucky enough to partner with the wonderful and talented EmPower! Em cultivates unique recipes featuring SLG produce. Each recipe is designed to spark inspiration as well as educate on the nutritional properties of the veggies. Whether you are in a food funk, bought something you’ve never tried before, or want a better understanding of what it is you are eating, look no further. Recipes will be added regularly and incorporate seasonal products so check back often!

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Meet EmPower

She is a nutritionist, therapeutic chef,herbalist and caregiver based in Durham, CT who is currently accepting new clients! She works in-home with people needing support with their activities of daily living and one-on-one with folks who are ready to implement sustainable nutrition and lifestyle practices. EmPower caters to unique dietary needs by creating healthy meals and meal plans for her clients. She believes in sourcing ingredients from local organic farms such as Starlight Gardens whenever possible! Em really lives up to her name when working with clients by empowering people to improve their quality of life through whole foods and herbal remedies. You can find her most weekends working at the Starlight Gardens stand at the New Haven and Chester farmer’s markets. Feel free to stop by and say hello or email: