Sally Kuzemchak, MS, RD, is a registered dietitian, author, and mom of two boys. She blogs at RealMomNutrition.com, a “no-judgement zone” for feeding families. She is the author of two books, The 101 Healthiest Foods For Kids, a guidebook to the best whole foods for kids, and Cooking Light Dinnertime Survival Guide, a cookbook for busy families. An award-winning reporter and writer, Sally serves as a Contributing Editor for Parents magazine and a blogger for WebMD. Her writing has been published in magazines including Prevention, Health, Family Circle, Eating Well, Fitness, and Shape.
Holley Grainger is a nationally recognized lifestyle, culinary, and nutrition expert as well as a wife, mom, and business owner. She does her best to keep it real and have fun with her family, readers, and clients all while balancing a sink of dirty dishes, a clingy toddler, a preschooler that lives for endless games of hide-and-seek, and a glass of red wine. Holley’s blog, Holley Grainger Nutrition, shares simple, healthy, flavor-packed meals as well as practical, doable nutrition advice.
The former nutrition editor for CookingLight.com and MyRecipes.com, she has instructed millions of accomplished and aspiring home cooks on how to make simple, healthy, family-friendly meals through online video, media appearances, speaking engagements, national news segments, online instructional guides and social media.
Jodi Danen is a registered dietitian and mother of two elementary-aged budding chefs. She is the voice of Create Kids Club, a food and nutrition blog for parents who desire healthy family meals but are short on time. Her recipes are simple to prepare, have a short ingredient list, and focus on fresh foods. With her background in school nutrition, she is passionate about getting children in the kitchen cooking at young ages & believes this is key to forming healthy habits for life.
Jessica is the founder of Eat Your Way to Wellness and is dedicated to helping individuals learn which foods are nutrient-dense and can support their overall wellness. Jessica truly believes that food, when safe, can be utilized to treat and prevent disease as a first-line therapy. Jessica is passionate about making this thought process mainstream by helping provide practical tips and guidance through online videos, group workshops, and work with private individuals.
Jessica has a Masters degree in Health Science and Physician Assistant Studies from Drexel University and is certified as a Physician Assistant Medical Provider and in Culinary Medicine from Tulane University’s Culinary Medicine Specialist Program. She has been practicing medicine in the clinical setting for more than 10 years in both inpatient, peri-surgical, and urgent care settings.
Jodie Fitz is a program developer, author and host. She has created and travels with a six-state Kids Cooking Club, ‘Real Food Fast’ & a ‘Better Bites’ Program. She is an author & host who loves to create in the kitchen. Not only does she enjoy good food and easy recipes, she loves teaching children about the Power of a Recipe! You can catch Jodie’s regular recipe shares at www.jodiefitz.com.
Aggie Goodman, of Aggie’s Kitchen, is an active mom of three who’s always thinking about the next meal. Her kitchen is her “happy place” where she can relax and do what she loves to do: feed her family and friends. Aggie loves to cook with simple fresh ingredients, focusing on health, ease, and of course, taste – especially these days as her family grows and life gets busier. When she’s not cooking or on her laptop, she’s most likely running around with her kids, getting in a good workout, finding peace in a book or getting her hands dirty in her garden.
Aggie lives in sunny Central Florida with her husband, 3 children, dog and (recently acquired) bunnies.
Aggie’s Kitchen has been featured as Babble’s Top Mom Food Bloggers and Aggie has worked as a contributor to Babble’s food blog Family Kitchen as well as CBS News’ Health blog.
Brenda Thompson is a busy mom and wife, foodie, self-taught meal planner and freelance writer currently residing in Houston, Texas. Her motivation to become more organized in the kitchen was realized after the birth of her first child. Now, mom to one preteen and one teenager, life seems to move non-stop but that doesn’t mean she has to sacrifice healthy meals for her family.
Through her blog, Meal Planning Magic, she shares tips to make mealtimes healthier but also how to save time and money as well as eat well without sacrificing her pocketbook. She also loves to spend time in the kitchen with her family. That not only means spending quality time together, but it’s also a great way for her children to learn about new foods and learn new skills. Brenda believes there is no “one-size-fits-all” approach to meal planning and offers up-to-date ideas to others to help make meal-prep more enjoyable.
Adriana Martin is a Latina writer born in Mexico who is specialized in recipe development using fresh and seasonal ingredients. The inspiration behind her recipes is based on the culinary culture of Mexico and influenced by the Mediterranean cuisine and grilling which is one of her passions. She’s the resident chef at adrianasbestrecipes.com and other prestigious publications that publish her work.
LATISM has recognized Adriana as the Top 100 most influential Latina blogger due to her contributions to the blogosphere, influence in social media and involvement with the community helping to raise awareness about child hunger in the Orlando area.
In 2015 Adriana Martin became a published author with the ebook: DON’T FALL DOWN THE Rabbit Hole sharing tips on how to use Twitter.
Adriana Martin describes herself as a home chef, wife, friend, step mom, grandmother, and an animal lover.
Cory Warren is a husband, vegan dad and podcast host who creates plant-based meal plans. His quick and easy vegan meals help make a plant-based diet for kids simple! Lean Green DAD, provides easy plant-based meals for anyone looking to fuel their plant-based family.
Lean Green DAD™ is a lifestyle blog with creative and effervescent content about food, family and fun. Cory’s hope is to help you and your family grow stronger by connecting with awesome people, including moms and dads, who are passionate about living their lives to the fullest with solid, plant-based nutrition, strong family relationships and of course having fun and enjoying life!
Dr. Stephanie Smith is a mother, clinical psychologist, author of Dr. Stephanie, living in a suburb of Denver, Colorado. In her practice, she works with moms, dads, teens and tweens. Dr. Smith uses humor, compassion and common sense to help people make positive changes in their lives. She especially enjoys working with parents to assist them in strengthening their families from the inside out. Dr. Smith is the author of Dr. Stephanie, a blog where she writes about technology, parenting, friendship, and pop culture – all with a mental health twist. In addition, Dr. Smith is an official blogger for the American Psychological Association’s blog, Your Mind, Your Body.
Dr. Smith believes eating nutritious foods, creating healthy eating environments, and learning to enjoy all stages of food preparation and eating are important goals for families.
Produce for Kids vice president, Trish, is a mom of two very energetic and very hungry boys. At the end of the day, her goal is for her family to enjoy a healthy and peaceful dinner. However, being a working mom with a crazy schedule can make this balance difficult. As the resident grocery store expert and consumer loyalty guru, nothing makes her happier (or more of a loyal shopper) than walking into her favorite market to see a healthy meal solution just waiting to be added to her shopping cart. Trish develops new programs to meet the specific needs of Produce for Kids retail partners and is always planning and preparing for the future of Produce for Kids. Together with the Produce for Kids team, Trish is dedicated to helping make every parent’s life a little easier by offering them recipes, tips and real-life advice for happy and healthy family meals.
When Amanda, Produce for Kids’ managing director and host of the Healthy Family Project podcast, is not having tea parties, playing dress up or dancing with her two little girls, she’s racking her brain trying to stay ahead of the next big social media and public relations trends. Amanda maintains relationships with the Produce for Kids corporate partners and can sometimes be found on TV cooking up a Produce for Kids Ideal Meal with her daughter. She has her own personal blog and also works with bloggers to bring the Produce for Kids story to life. She understands the everyday pressures on parents because she feels it herself as a full-time working mom. It is her mission to address those hot-button healthy living issues facing parents today through the Parents on Produce blog and Produce for Kids social outlets.