Marla has an immense passion for health & wellness. Born and raised on Kauai she has always lived a healthy lifestyle. The climate in Hawaii allows one to be active year-round and have access to the freshest produce from its fertile soil. Along with sisters, Maile & Summer she opened Nourish Hanalei Farm Stand Cafe in spring 2019. Nourish Hanalei serves healthy, locally sourced lunches in Princeville Kauai. Visit our website to view the menu & explore our farm products!
Marla is a natural foods chef and certified nutrition consultant (CNC) from the Natural Healing Institute in Encinitas, California. She uses only the freshest, whole-food ingredients to create meals that are both healthy as well as flavorful and delicious. She has been working with clients since 2013 to adapt their diets to a more nutrient dense whole-foods approach. She caters to all dietary restrictions from food intolerances (gluten free, paleo, vegan, vegetarian) to severe allergies. Marla finds inspiration for her cooking from traveling the globe to create meals from a wide range of cuisines from around the world. She is a lifelong student of holistic nutrition, wellness and culinary arts.