Sweat Spotlight: Laura Lea Goldberg

Laura Lea Goldberg is a certified holistic health coach and chef living and working right here in Nashville. After quitting her corporate job in NYC (which she studied for ever-so-diligently at UVA), she enrolled in the National Gourmet Institute and developed a passion for a plant-based diet and healthy lifestyle. She and her husband, Max Goldberg, moved to Nashville where he works as co-owner of successful restaurant group, Strategic Hospitality. After Max spoke in one of my Vandy classes, I had the incredible opportunity to get in touch with him and his wife, Laura.

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Going Green

Up until last year, when I heard the word “vegetarian” I would picture hippies with nose rings and dreads eating rubbery tofu and beans. No joke. I would never think that going to college in Nashville (of all places) would turn me into a lover of all things veggie. Seriously. I haven’t met a vegetable that I don’t love. Much of my obsession is due to a select few vegetarian/vegan restaurants. For those of you who don’t know about these amazing spots, lettuce introduce you.

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