Guiding Stars Expert Chef

Looking for great taste that’s high in nutrition? Our Expert Chef helps you bring Guiding Stars into your kitchen.

Erin Dow is a chef with years of experience. She’s cooked for Anthony Bourdain and now she’s cooking for Guiding Stars. Erin creates original recipes using the Guiding Stars nutrition rating system each month to help you plan nutritious meals that everyone will enjoy.

Get Started with Healthy Recipes

Winter Greens

“f you live in a northern climate like I do, you’ve probably already accepted the sad reality that there isn’t much green coming out of the ground in February. And that’s a shame, because dark leafy greens help us combat…”

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Healthy Lunch Menus

“I’ve been consulting with public school lunch programs here in Maine for several years now. My goal is to help my clients improve the healthfulness of lunches served to the children by implementing scratch-cooked recipes…”

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Squash Ravioli

“Homemade pasta dough can be whipped up in a food processor in a minute flat out of flour and water (and egg if you’re feeling super fancy), and assembling ravioli is as simple as pie once the filling is mixed and the dough is rolled out…”

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Tandoori Shrimp Skewers

“The dishes of India’s vast coastal areas also present unique opportunities to spice up your seafood recipe repertoire, and my recipe for Tandoori Shrimp Skewers is a quick and easy way to add some southern Asian flair to your family’s dinner…”

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Watch Erin’s Videos

Erin offers quick cooking lessons for a few of her favorite recipes, from Carrot Fries to Herbed Blue Cheese Dip.