The Harmonious Table was created to help cultivate meaningful relationships – during mealtime and beyond. Through experiential workshops and consultations, Julie Miller, MS, RDN, encourages informed and compassionate caregiver-child relationships as a means to raising healthy human beings who enjoy food.
Positive interactions around a shared meal set the stage for a lifetime of social interaction, personal wellness and nutritious eating. Establishing joyful relationships with adults and food support children in developing essential life skills. Julie’s family nutrition approach is based on:
- Prioritizing connection and mutual respect between caregiver and child
- Preparing and eating minimally processed foods, most of the time, to the best of one’s ability
- Ensuring children and adults meet their nutritional needs to support growth, development and optimal wellness
- Guiding families in becoming competent, well informed consumers
While there is no single meal plan that works for all families, there is a respectful style that can work for yours. Julie helps families come together peacefully so that mealtime is enjoyable, food is savored and bodies are nourished.
Julie is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator who holds a Masters Degree in Human Nutrition (Bastyr University), a Bachelors Degree in Foreign Language (Spanish)/International Business (University of Puget Sound) and a Certificate in Nonprofit Management (University of Washington). She has over 16 years experience sharing food and nutrition philosophy with diverse communities throughout the Seattle area.
Julie lives in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains with her dedicated husband, two delightful children and giant dog. She is an advocate for Nature Based Education who also enjoys homeschooling, exploring forests, aerobic exercise, intuitive gardening, clean cooking, dancing to pop music and speaking in puns.
Julie’s work is influenced by the teachings of: Jane Nelsen and Lynn Lott, Ellyn Satter, Frances Moore Lappe, Barbara Coloroso, John Gottman, Cynthia Lair, Alfie Kohn, Marion Nestle, Adele Farber, Richard Luov, Kim John Payne, Daniel Siegel and many, many more.