About Beet of the Wild

A bottle of pink grapefruit juice surrounded but a sliced open grapefruit, lemons, beets, greens and herbs.

Founded in 2018 by Michelle McCowan, Beet of the Wild is a blog dedicated to healthy, seasonal recipes and homemaking how-tos. Inspired by nature and the five-element theory, Beet of the Wild offers inspiration to tune into the wild within.


The intention behind Beet of the Wild is to inspire, motivate and inform the conscious and the curious, to encourage the return to real food and the wild roots of nature. In hopes of striking a chord with the wild that resides in each of our hearts - infusing the ancient into the modern, bringing forth wisdom, knowledge and tradition that promotes healthy, vibrant and mindful living.



Beet of the Wild recipes are where nutritious meets delicious! With a focus on whole, seasonal and wild foods, you can find an array of dishes that meet most dietary needs, such as plant-based, gluten-free and paleo. Beet of the Wild recipes prove eating healthy can be easy and enjoyable. Inspired by the intricate and ancient wisdom nature offers, all recipes utilize real food ingredients and are created with intuitive consciousness.


Nutrition doesn't begin and end with diet; it encompasses every aspect of our lives. From natural ways to manage anxiety to the benefits of drinking lemon water, our holistic living tips bridge the gap between science and ancient wisdom. All information provided comes with the intention to inspire and encourage all-around vibrant health through conscious and connected living.


A smiling woman with long dark hair holding a bunch of beet greens toward the camera.


  • Certified Nutritional Practitioner
  • Certified Yoga Teacher
  • Freelance Photographer

Michelle is the founder, creator and photographer behind Beet of the Wild. She is a Certified Nutritional Practitioner, graduating with honours from the Institute of Holistic Nutrition. Driven by her passion for working with the natural elements and subtle energies, she has also obtained certification in Elemental and Hatha Yoga and many modalities of Energy Medicine.

With a natural creative flair and a life-long love affair with photography, she has honed her skills over many years of practice and self-teaching. However, her passion for food didn't come until she began to take her health into her own hands. Inspired by her results, healing naturally from digestive and gut issues, food sensitivities, hormone imbalances, anxiety and depression. Michelle found a blazing passion for not only cooking with real food but all-around natural living. Her mission is to inspire the conscious and the curious to live healthy, vibrant and bountiful lives through returning to the wild roots of nature.

Michelle is a small-town Canadian girl, born and raised on thirty blissful acres in rural Ontario. When she's not working on the blog, you can usually find her whipping up some healthy eats, getting her hands dirty in the garden, pursuing a DIY project or wandering barefoot with her fur babies, Odie and Magnolia Mae.

With a gentle approach, her passion shines through informing those who are ready to take power over their wellbeing and make lasting changes to their health and lifestyle—beautifully expressing knowledge, wisdom, inspiration and motivation through stunning visuals and captivating articulation.