Cassie Thompson

Photo of Cassie Thompson
University Of California - Los Angeles
Health And Wellness, Food And Beverage, Vegetarianism
  • Cassie has been passionate about food since childhood, and has followed a vegetarian diet for more than a decade.
  • Her interests include food and beverages that are innovative, good for the environment, and promote health.
  • As a writer and journalist, she has been creating articles for several years on a range of topics.


Cassie Thompson has been writing professionally since 2015, when she began her career with Rant, Inc. During college, she also contributed to the UCLA student newspaper, and after graduation began blogging. Some of her blog posts went viral, and her writing has since been featured by The Good Men Project, Scary Mommy, and other media outlets. Cassie has also received training as a copyeditor and has done copywriting work as well. She currently works as a freelance writer and has been writing features at Mashed since 2021.


Cassie earned her B.A. in Philosophy from UCLA, and minored in Geography & Environmental Studies. Her analytical training and environmentally-conscious lifestyle make her a great resource for thoughtful consumer choices.
Mashed Editorial Policies

Mashed’s industry-leading coverage is created by qualified and experienced writers, and is reviewed and fact-checked by our editorial team to ensure everything is accurate and timely. Outside experts are also consulted to help deliver factual, up-to-date information.

Our mission is to inform and engage our readers, telling them things they need to know, things they want to know, and things they didn't know they wanted to know about food. We strive to always provide a well-rounded reading experience, whether that’s the news of the day or a new original recipe you can try making at home. In an effort to provide the most comprehensive, current, and accurate content, our editorial team constantly reviews and updates articles as necessary. Additional information on our editorial process available here.

Stories By Cassie Thompson