Siona Sammartino, MS, RDN, CN is a Certified Nutritionist, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Nutrition Culinary Expert who specializes in whole foods nutrition, cooking demonstration, and using food as medicine to soothe inflammation and prevent or recover from chronic illness.  She is a graduate of Bastyr University, the Harvard of natural medicine, and has been featured in Health Magazine, eHow, LiveStrong, King5 Seattle News Siona’s holds a special interest in media work, auto-immune conditions, digestive disorders and preventive medicine.  Her approach honors whole person healing and focuses on helping clients eat their way to vibrant health. Sammartino’s cooking style centers on using an assortment of herbs and spices and seasonal fresh ingredients to layer and infuse flavors into dishes.  
 She has led cooking classes all over the Puget Sound area including PCC Cooks, and Passionate Nutrition and maintains a blog Thyme to Spice it Up.  Passionate about food energetics and whole body healing, Siona has also studied herbal medicine and apprenticed under a traditional Chinese medicine acupuncturist and herbalist in Boulder, CO.  When she’s not in the kitchen, you can find her studying nutrition, taking walks in the woods, foraging for wild herbs and seaweed, crocheting and crafting recipes. Find recipes and information at her blog,