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Catherine McCord

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How to Bring Your Passions & Ideas to Life with Catherine McCord, Co-Founder of One Potato

Behind Her Empire

Catherine McCord is the co-founder/CEO of One Potato, an organic family-friendly meal delivery service, and founder of Weelicious, a website dedicated to helping parents expose their children to wholesome, delicious homemade food.Throughout the 90s, Catherine was considered one of the world’s top supermodels, posing for the cover of Vogue, walking the runway for Donna Karen and Calvin Klein, and appearing in movies that included Matt Damon, The Rock, and Jennifer Anniston. But then, 9/11 happened. Catherine was living in New York City and her perspective on life changed instantly. Although her career was soaring, she realized life was too short and wanted to follow her passion for food.After graduating from culinary school, Catherine had her first son, who experienced health issues from a sensitive stomach. Although she could cook a four-star meal, she had no idea how to cook for her child and realized that this was a common occurrence for mothers. She began playing around with different recipes and decided to start her blog, Weelicious, to document her journey, build community as a new mother, and share her recipe ideas. Fast forward to today, Weelicious has grown into a widely popular health and lifestyle brand, three cookbooks, and her most recent venture, One Potato, the first organic home meal delivery kit, which has grown over 200% in the past year.We’ll chat with Catherine about how she pivoted her career, from model to serial entrepreneur, the importance of building a community when launching your brand, and how she manages to build her empire while also being a mother to three young kids. In this episode, we’ll talk to Catherine about: * Hear about Catherine’s upbringing and how it influenced her perspective on food. [2:42]* What it was like being both an international model and an ordinary high school student. [4:30]* How her understanding of money has evolved; how she learned the gift of saving. [7:37]* How the tragedy of 9/11 helped Catherine realize her passion for food. [9:35]* Catherine’s experience of being a woman in the male-dominated restaurant industry. [11:51]* Her next steps towards starting a blog (and a family). [12:53]* Advice for entrepreneurs that are just starting out: don’t be afraid to ask for advice! [14:52]* When Catherine realized that she had a marketable idea and built a business. [16:15]* She outlines the process of writing her first cookbook, starting with leaning into the expertise of other authors. [17:24]* Learn how Catherine lets her children lead through her companies. [20:12]* Find out where it was in her journey with Weelicious that One Potato came to life. [21:31]* The value of finding the right partner, aligning your values, and creating a community around the launch of your brand. [24:16]* Using word of mouth to market One Potato when they didn’t have any funding. [25:28]* Advice for entrepreneurs looking to build a community: be authentic, start with just two social media platforms, and share your passion. [27:19]* Approach fundraising as a definite strategy and a learned skill that takes practice. [34:15]* Catherine cautions against taking it personally when investors don’t “get” your product. [40:38]* Her advice for dealing with rejection, starting with knowing your audience. [0:41:39]* The biggest mistake Catherine sees entrepreneurs making: thinking they will be wildly successful in two years or less. [48:17]Follow Catherine: * Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/weelicious/ * Weelicious Website: https://www.weelicious.com/ * One Potato Website: https://onepotato.com/ Follow Yasmin:* Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/yasminknouri/* Stay updated & subscribe to our newsletter: https://www.behindherempire.com/Behind Her Empire Featured Entrepreneur: * Niloofar Mirani, founder of Niloofar, a snack company with a mission to introduce Persian cuisine and culture.* Learn more about Niloofar: https://www.niloofarmix.com/* Follow Niloofar on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/niloofarmix/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


26 Apr 2021

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How to Avoid Being a Short-Order Cook, The Truth About Snacks, and How To Give Yourself Some Grace in the Kitchen with Weelicious’ Catherine McCord

Band of Mothers

Wish you could make one meal your entire family would eat? Worried your children aren’t getting their fill of veggies every day? Catherine McCord — author and founder of the renowned Weelicious — joins Tracey and Shayna to get real and take the pressure and guilt off your back when it comes to feeding those kiddos. Catherine debunks the stigma that focusing on healthy foods means kids never get to eat sugar. She also reveals how to actually get your kids to eat healthy, nutritious meals without the fight, and why not all snacks are created equal. Plus, the whole group sings the praises of air fryers.  Catherine reveals what led her to go to culinary school in the first place and explains why the “two-choice method” has been key to getting her children to eat the right foods. Plus, the one food that Catherine prefers her kids never eat.  So many great nuggets in this one, PLUS Shay sings one of the most popular songs from The Pump and Dump Show! If it resonates with you, please share with your Band of Mothers! Learn more about Weelicious. Learn more about Catherine’s family meal box One Potato. Follow Catherine McCord on Instagram. Don’t forget to rate and subscribe so you never miss an episode.   To learn more about Shayna and Tracey + their #BandOfMothers community visit BandOfMothers.com and download the Band of Mothers App to join an ultra-private social media site for moms. (It’s the mom group you’ve always wanted!) Band of Mothers in the Apple App StoreBand of Mothers in Google Play To access any products or other endorsed items + brands mentioned in this episode visit BOM.Market/Shop-The-Podcast Follow Tracey + Shayna - @bandofmothersofficial on Instagram Do you have an amazing #momhack, a crazy story about a really f-ed up thing your kid has done, or do you want to share an inspiring story about another mom that we can air on an upcoming episode? Leave us a message here: https://www.bandofmothers.com/podcast Looking for a great gift, or in the mood to treat yourself? Shop our delightfully curated marketplace of amazing goods selected for moms, by moms at BOM.Market including our own hand-crafted bespoke line of super clean wellness products, High Plains Market. Use code BOMPOD for 15% off your first order! Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/bandofmothers


20 Apr 2021

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Catherine McCord is Intuit!

I'm Intuit! with Peyton Turner

Following your intuition can look so many different ways. It can mean signing up for that art class when you have never painted in your life, taking a different way home from work and running into an old friend, or simply just knowing what is right for you and what isn’t. As parents, though, we not only have to trust our own intuition but also the intuition surrounding our kids. My lifelong friend and guest Catherine McCord knows this kind of intuition intimately. When her son was very young, he turned down meat and declared himself a vegetarian at age five. Rather than forcing him to eat something, she went with it. Then a few years later he became ill and Catherine once again turned to her own intuition to cure what Western Medicine could not even diagnose. Not only did her son get better, he started to thrive. Intuitive eating is something we are all born knowing how to do, and Catherine is dedicated to helping families find their own best path to health right in their own kitchens. She empowers parents and their children through her company Weelicious and One Potato, and has fun with her family in the process! It was an honor to talk with Catherine about how she uses her intuition daily to guide her and her family on their journey. You can find Catherine on all social media platforms @weelicious and @onepotatobox.As always, you can find Peyton at https://peytonhturner.com


30 Mar 2021

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192 - "What's on the Menu?" with Catherine McCord

Run This World with Nicole DeBoom Podcast

Catherine McCord is the co-founder of One Potato and the founder of the popular Weelicious brand, a trusted content resource synonymous with family and food. A graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education, she has created online how-to videos that have amassed more than fifty million views and celebrities like Jennifer Garner, Sarah Michelle Gellar & Keri Glassman, RD, swear by her food as a medicine approach to healthy tonics. She has written three cookbooks including her latest Smoothie Project.  Catherine has appeared on TODAY, Good Morning America, California Live, The Doctors, and is a regular on the Emmy-winning NBC show Naturally, Danny Seo as well as Food Network’s #1-rated Guy’s Grocery Games. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and three children. I came to know about Catherine and her lifesaving work for parents with picky kids when my best friend gave me two of her Weelicious cookbooks. I was complaining about how all Wilder will eat is "Cheese on White" (we talk about this in the interview!) and the minute I opened one of her cookbooks, I knew there was another way! I started by making Chewy Granola Balls. They have peanut butter! Something Wilder would never eat on her own. But lo and behold, she ate these! Then I tried Spinach Ricotta Bites and Spaghetti Pie and Spanakopita Bites. And they all won! As I cooked, I realized that the true point of Catherine's work was to make meals that the entire family can enjoy. Tim and I had gotten into the habit of making our food and Wilder's food separately. Everything we liked was too zesty or "spicy" or looked weird or had texture that would make her gag! Every time I got brain blocked, I started pulling out Weelicious cookbooks until one day I finally realized that it didn't end there. Catherine started One Potato food delivery service after realizing there was a whole in that budding industry. No one had created a meal delivery company that considered the entire family. One Potato has a family-friendly menu with recipes that the kids can actually help make. There's no doubt that Catherine is a thought leader in the world of family culinary arts, but what's an extra bonus is just how much fun she is on top of it all. Catherine has an incredible personality that was obviously shaped by a grounded family life and the fact that she is doing something every day that she loves. Notables from our conversation: Catherine faced adversity at a young age (health problems) and learned to find a different positive path (modeling) How Catherine managed to develop a healthy body image and healthy relationship with food despite being very successful in a career that puts a priority on being extremely thin Transitions: Didn't quit her day job while going to culinary school On the path to Weelicious, Catherine tried many different things that didn't work. Weelicious was successful because Catherine was solving a problem. How to "break" picky kids! Cheese on white syndrome Food is curative. If something is not right, try first to cure yourself or your kids with food. "Around the back sneak attack" getting her kids to try recipes - ask for their help so they feel empowered not defensive Creative cooking prompt: Make a list of 10 foods you all love. Build a menu from there. How to break the groundhog day cooking cycle - esp during pandemic. "What gets you up in the morning?" - ND "I just jump out of bed everyday!" - CM Nugget: "If you don't know how to do something that you want to learn how to do , don't be afraid to ask for help. Ask your mother's cousin's brother. Ask your neighbor. Ask anyone. Don't be shy because everyone wants to help someone else to feel good and be successful." GIVEAWAY: To win a Weelicious cookbook, go to @nicoledeboom on Facebook or Instagram and answer this question, "What food can you not live without?" Winner will be chosen Sunday, March 14, 2021. For more Catherine McCord: @weelicious and @onepotato Weelicious & One Potato

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8 Mar 2021

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Need Dinner Inspiration? With Catherine McCord

The Feedfeed

In Season 4 of the Feedfeed podcast, host Julie Resnick (Feedfeed co-founder) is virtually sitting down for dinner with #feedfeed Community members who are a constant source of ideas and inspiration in helping Julie to get dinner on her table nearly 365 days a year! On this week's episode, Catherine McCord, cookbook author, blogger, TV personality, and founder of @weelicious and One Potato, an organic home meal delivery kit service, joins the podcast and talks to Julie about her strategies, tips, and tricks for getting dinner on the table seven days a week for her family of five. Catherine also shares some of her most popular recipes. Hello, Turkey Tacos and Stir Fry Lettuce Wraps!Want to stay up to date on the latest The Feedfeed episodes? To hear more conversations with Jake Cohen, Julie & Dan Resnick, and their guests innovating and disrupting Food Media, subscribe to The Feedfeed (it’s free!) on iTunes or Stitcher. If you like what you hear, please take a moment to rate + review us on Apple’s Podcast Store and follow The Feedfeed on thefeedfeed.com and Instagram @thefeedfeed. Thanks for tuning in! Heritage Radio Network is a listener supported nonprofit podcast network. Support The Feedfeed by becoming a member!The Feedfeed is Powered by  Simplecast.


22 Jan 2021

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13. One Potato: The Family That Cooks Together Thrives Together | with Catherine McCord

Raising the Bar with Alli and Adrian

A lot of us see cooking as something that we have to get out of the way (or outsource to someone else); it’s a utilitarian action that we need to get over with so that we can enjoy tasty food or just nourish our bodies (we see you, Soylent folks). But cooking can be the key that unlocks the community in our homes, and our guest is really focused on making it a little easier to connect with our families and nourish our souls over a tasty, healthy meal. Catherine McCord is the Founder of One Potato, a meal delivery service that offers pre-prepped organic ingredients, family-friendly menu options, and even special child pricing. One Potato is currently available in eight states, but it’s growing in spite of the pandemic, or maybe in part because of what One Potato offers to people who have a little more time, want to be a little more healthy, and are craving a lot more human connection. Catherine truly believes in bringing families together by cooking together, but fair warning: after listening to this episode you WILL want to cook with your family (and you will be hungry). Connect with us on Insta: Alli: @alliwebb Adrian: @adrian.k Resources: One Potato Instagram: @weelicious Facebook: facebook.com/weelicious Twitter: @weelicious LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/catherine-mccord-0133018 Raising the Bar with Alli and Adrian is a production of Crate Media

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27 Nov 2020

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Healthy From the Start: Catherine McCord Helps Kids and Parents Make Mealtime a Memorable, Educational Experience

Superwomen with Rebecca Minkoff

Most new (and experienced!) parents are familiar with the scenario: you either don’t know what’s appropriate to feed your children, or their distinct preferences – dare we say pickiness! – make it difficult to sit down to the table without preparing a separate meal for each member of the family. Catherine McCord certainly found herself in that situation. While she’d spent her career creating fantastic meals for both restaurants and catering companies from coast to coast, she was stumped at how to best feed her first child. Out of that quandary Weelicious was born. What started as a blog aimed at helping parents teach kids how to eat well has now developed into several recipe books, and naturally the launch of a family-focused meal subscription box, One Potato. Not only is Catherine passionate about how to get kids involved in making healthy choices, but her focus on creating wholesome, organic food on a budget makes it more accessible as well. Thanks for listening! We love our listeners! Drop us a line or give us guest suggestions here, or visit https://anchor.fm/superwomen/messages on your desktop or phone to leave us a voice memo! Follow Superwomen on Instagram. Big Ideas Tips for how to teach kids to eat a variety of healthy foods, and how to get them to participate in their own healthy choices. How to create healthy, organic meals on a budget. Links One Potato Weelicious Wise Traditions Podcast--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/superwomen/support


17 Nov 2020

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Nikki Nights: Tuna Casserole is Life With Catherine McCord

Nikki Nights

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9 Sep 2020

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Catherine McCord - Cookbook Author, Founder of Weelicious + One Potato On Her Journey Starting Her Brand, Feeding Her Family + All Things Smoothies

Just the Good Stuff

#24: In this episode I sit down with the amazing Catherine McCord. Catherine is the Founder of the mega successful blog, Weelicious. She is also a 3x cookbook author and the Founder of the family organic meal delivery service, One Potato. Catherine shares her journey getting to where she is today. She started working at a young age of 15 and kicked off her career in modeling for brands like Calvin Klein, Victoria's Secret and that eventually all led her to enrolling in culinary school when she found her passion for all things food. Catherine is a mom of 3 and she shares her tips when it comes to feeding her family, how smoothies have had the best impact on her family's health and what is in store for her brands next. Catherine also fills us on on the book writing process and what it was like writing 3 popular cookbooks all while being a mama. For more from Catherine, head on over to: Weelicious.com and @Weelicious. Thank you to CHOMPS for sponsoring this podcast episode. You guys know our family has a crazy CHOMPS obsession. They make grass-fed and grass-finished meat sticks. The sea salt is my personal favorite and my mom loves the turkey ones! Their products are friendly for Whole30, Paleo, AIP and they have no added sugars. For a discount on your CHOMPS order, use the code RACHL for 15% off. For more from me, I'm over @rachLmansfield and rachLmansfield.com


13 Jul 2020

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Spilling the V with Catherine McCord

Spill The V

Today we sit down and talk about business with Catherine McCord, founder of Weelicious on Instagram and the One Potato Box meal subscription service.


12 May 2020