Frequently Asked Questions


What is included in Mother’s Roots Nutritional Services? 

Our nutritional services are a highly-customized approach to food education and nutritional counseling. Chef Janna will meet with you for a consultation and create a plan and quote based upon based on your specific needs and desired outcomes. Services (and combinations) can range from private in-home cooking lessons and custom-designed meal plans to a complete kitchen and pantry overhaul and guided grocery shopping. The goal of our nutritional services is to equip you with the knowledge and ability to successfully shop for, cook and enjoy accessible and nourishing food at home.


I have a medically diagnosed condition. Can Mother’s Roots offer me dietary advice to treat my condition? 

Chef Janna Taylor has a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Culinary  and would love to support you in changing the way you eat to better your mind, body, and spirit. She is not a medical practitioner and cannot diagnose or treat any medical condition. Please consult your physician for medical advice. 


I have a severe food allergy. Will my food be prepared in a nut/gluten/soy/egg-free kitchen? 

Cooking space and equipment in Mother's Roots kitchen is utilized for a wide variety of clients; please be aware that equipment in our facility may come into contact with foods containing nuts, wheat, dairy, eggs, soy, and other ingredients. However, Chef Janna has extensive knowledge and experience of food sensitivities and how to properly prevent cross-contamination with these foods. We will work with you to ensure our meals are safe for your consumption and enjoyment. 

Where is Mother's Roots Located? 

Mother's Roots does catering in both Bellingham and Greater Seattle. We have a shared commercial kitchen space in North Seattle, as well as downtown Bellingham, but we are not limited to just there. We are happy to travel for your event or provide services via telecommunication, when possible. 


What makes Mother’s Roots unique? 

There is no food allergy or special dietary ned too complicated or limited for Mother’s Roots. Chef Janna is a food and nutrition guide: Rather than simply handing her clients a list of what you can and can't eat, she listens. After we understand your needs and desired outcomes, a menu, plan or service is customized just for you.