About Good Food America

Fresh foods expert Chef Nathan Lyon criss-crosses the country and takes viewers on a culinary adventure in search of the tastiest and healthiest eats across America. From vegan restaurants to locavore bistros, to truck stops and cantinas, Nathan serves up the ultimate guide while bringing to life the benefits of healthy eating.

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Nathan Lyon

Nathan Lyon

Chef Nathan Lyon is known for his simple, innovative cuisine featuring fresh, seasonal, local ingredients. In addition to his schooling at Le Cordon Bleu and cooking in restaurants, Nathan attributes his culinary education to the 10 years that he worked with California farmers at farmers markets.

Nathan is the chef and co-host of Growing A Greener World (PBS), creator and host of A Lyon in the Kitchen (Discovery Health and Fit TV), among the final four on the second season of The Next Food Network Star, and is a Sustainable Seafood Ambassador with the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

He recently came out with his very first cookbook, Great Food Starts Fresh, which has been quoted by Alice Waters and Graham Kerr, in addition to other esteemed chefs. Great Food Starts Fresh is a seasonal cookbook featuring 135 recipes broken down into the 5 seasons: spring, summer, autumn, winter, and… chocolate!

Got questions on eating healthy? Check out Nathan’s Q&A Library.


Veggie Lettuce Wraps

Chef Nathan uncovers the method for making Lettuce Wraps with Eggplant & Marinated Portabella Mushrooms at Dandelion Communitea Café in Orlando, Florida. Watch Now

Meatless Meatball Wrap Recipe

Chef Nathan finds out how to make a Tofu Meatball Wrap with Fennel, Onions, Peppers & Walnuts on his visit to Twisted Tree in Asbury Park, New Jersey. Watch Now