With over 18 years experience in the food and nutrition industry, Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN is a Wall Street Journal best-selling cookbook author, leading dietitian and recipe developer who believes that healthy and wholesome can also be appetizing and delicious.
On July 31, 2018, Toby will release her fourth cookbook SMART MEAL PREP FOR BEGINNERS Toby makes it easier than ever to start (and stick with) meal prep, so that you have ready-to-go healthy meals every day of the week. This meal prep cookbook goes beyond general meal prep guidance, and provides a 6-week plan to make a habit of meal prep and keep your fridge full. With specific, step-by-step instructions and meal prep plans that eliminate the guesswork of what to eat and for which meal, this cookbook is your kick-start guide to meal prep like a pro.
In her second best-selling book, THE HEALTHY MEAL PREP COOKBOOK, Toby provides practical and simple solutions with easy to follow instructions. She shows you how simple it is to enjoy fresh and flavorful meals on even the most hectic days. Toby’s third cookbook THE EASY 5-INGREDIENT HEALTHY COOKBOOK made The Wall Street Journal’s best seller list and showcases Toby’s simple and delicious cooking using 5 or fewer ingredients.
In her first book, THE GREEK YOGURT KITCHEN, Toby shows readers how to cut back on fat and calories without compromising flavor. She shares how Greek yogurt is one of today’s most versatile and nourishing ingredients and how it can be used in unexpected ways, making even the most bad-for-you foods healthier, tastier and more satisfying.
Toby is the founder of Toby Amidor Nutrition, where she provides nutrition and food safety consulting services for individuals, restaurants and food brands. For 10 years she has been the nutrition expert for FoodNetwork.com, writing for their Healthy Eats Blog, and is a regular contributor to U.S. News and World Report Eat + Run blog, and MensFitness.com and has her own “Ask the Expert” column in Today’s Dietitian Magazine. She also freelances for Furthermore by Equinox and Sparkpeople.com, has been quoted in publications like FoxNews.com, Self.com, Oxygen Magazine, Dr. Oz The Good Life, Mic.com, Reader’s Digest, Shape.com, Women’s Health, Redbook, Men’s Journal, Huffington Post, Everyday Health, and more. Toby has also appears on television including shows like The Dr. Oz Show, AMHQ with Sam Champion, Good Day Street Talk Fox5 NY, and San Antonio Live. For the past 8 years she has been an adjunct professor at Teachers College, Columbia University and beginning in the fall 2017 she will also begin teaching as an adjunct at Hunter College in New York City.
Toby trained as a clinical dietitian at New York University. Previously, Toby was a consultant on Bobby Deen’s cooking show, “Not My Mama’s Meals.” Through ongoing consulting and faculty positions, she has established herself as one of the top experts in culinary nutrition, food safety, and media. In 2018, Toby was awarded by the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics the coveted Media Excellence Award.
Over the past 6 years, Toby has been an ambassador of the National Dairy Council, a member of Dannon’s Yogurt Board, and a member of The Beef Checkoff’s Expert Bureau. She also teams up with food companies and organizations as their media spokesperson.