Joli Selten-Forbes

Joli Selten-Forbes has been feeding people for as long as she can remember. Her innate desire to nourish has turned into a flourishing festival food booth and catering business based in Los Angeles called Mama Love Grub. Her menus are full of conscious comfort food and are mostly dairy and gluten free and so she will be Food Fanatic's Gluten Free expert! She is a freelance writer, photographer and poet based in the Southern California foothills. She is a partner, mother, daughter, dancer, gardener and foodie who takes pride in contributing to the “Revolution of Consciousness” currently underway. She holds a degree in Journalism from the University of Oregon and her professional bylines can be found at,,,, Flaunt, Shape, Bon Appétit, the LA Times, Press Democrat, Orange Coast Magazine, Minnesota Law & Politics, Grad Royal Magazine, and URB.
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Recent Posts

Slow Cooker Black Beans: Sweet, Spicy & Super Easy

Slow cooker black beans that are full of tropical island flavors. They're so easy to make, you'll be doing it all the time!

Barley Beet Salad: Bright Vegan Side

Warm or cold, this Vegan Barley Beet Salad is a super food filled accompaniment to your lunch or dinner menu. So good!

Hamburger Helper Beef Pasta: Conscious Comfort Food

Hamburger Helper Beef Pasta made with real ingredients. This is the kind of comfort food we can dig into - a homemade, wholesome version of the American classic!