About Jenny

Jenny Shea Rawn, MS, MPH, RD, is a nationally recognized Registered Dietitian and holds a dual Master’s in Nutrition and a Master’s in Public Health from Tufts University. Jenny is also an author, recipe developer and food photographer with a love for the ocean and a passion for cooking and learning about seafood, especially local seafood. Prior to owning her own business, Rawn spent just about a decade in the corporate world (at Shaw’s Supermarkets/SUPERVALU followed by a large public relations firm) as their health and wellness spokesperson and running health and wellness programming.

Jenny has been featured in hundreds of national and local media outlets including: the Boston Globe, Fox 25 News, the Boston Herald, FoodNetwork.com, Today.com, The Chef’s Kitchen, Cape Cod & the Islands Magazine, NESN, NECN, WEEI, Women’s Health, Shape, Progressive Grocer, the Cape Cod Times, Eating Well, and more.

Jenny’s first cookbook, Coastal Kitchen: Nourishing Seafood Recipes for Everyday Cooking, recently won The 2023 Readable Feast Award for excellence in single-subject writing.

Jenny lives in Boothbay, Maine, on the banks of the Damariscotta river, with her husband, Adrian, and their two children.

Jenny has completed 9 marathons and countless half marathons around the New England area.

In her free time she enjoys running, walking, gardening, hiking, cooking and learning everything there is to know about seafood.

An image of Jenny Shea Rawn


Recipes, with a focus on local and sustainable seafood


Nutrition highlights of seafood


Seafood how-tos


FAQs about seafood


Fishermen and Seafood highlights

seaside living

Glimpses into seaside living


Favorite Cape Cod things (beaches, nature trails, restaurants, shops)


Recommended seafood and seaside resources