My Blog

Welcome to my blog!  You’ll find the latest nutrition news, healthy recipes, controversial topics, and food safety information all backed up by scientific research.  As a registered dietitian in the media, I have my finger on the pulse of the hottest nutrition topics and controversies which I cover on my blog. If there is a topic you would like to learn more about, just email me.

I am very proud of the content on my blog. Greatist recently named my blog one of “19 Awesome Resources to Help You Eat Better”, and Healthline awarded us a spot in the The Best Healthy Living Blogs for  4 years.  I know you will enjoy and learn from the information you find here. Your comments and insight are very important to me and my readers.

Happy, healthy reading!


What’s the Deal with Matcha?

February 20th, 2018
  It seems like every café you walk into lately has matcha on the menu. Even Starbucks added a Matcha Lemonade and Green Tea Latte made with matcha to their menu. And it doesn’t stop there. You can find matcha pancakes, muffins, cakes– you name it. It’s an ingredient that’s being added to both sweet and savory dishes. So what is so magical about this ground green tea and is it worth all the hype? What is matcha?

My New Cookbook: The Easy 5-Ingredient Healthy Cookbook

February 15th, 2018

I am thrilled to announce the release of my third cookbook The Easy 5-Ingredient Healthy Cookbook: Simple Recipes to Make Healthy Eating Delicious (Rockridge Press, April 2, 2018). As a working mom of three children, I know firsthand how difficult it can be to carve out the time for healthy home cooking. That’s why I created this cookbook, to make your life easier!  With truly simple 5-ingredient recipes―many…

The Truth About Intermittent Fasting

February 13th, 2018
Open any magazine or turn on the news and you’ll likely stumble upon the latest diet. While intermittent fasting has been in the headlines for a few years now, it’s still a trend I get asked about often. Here’s a look into this “fast and feast” type of eating style and if it’s worth trying? Intermittent Fasting 101
Intermittent fasting is an eating style where you cycle between periods of fasting and eating.…

Dining In Cape Town: Dinner Edition

January 30th, 2018
By Toby Amidor, MS, RD In January, I ventured across the world to the gorgeous city of Cape Town, South Africa. Lucky for me, I had a personal tour guide – my boyfriend Shaun – who was born and raised there. While in Cape Town visiting his lovely family, I ate at delicious restaurants with seasonal ingredients, visited the most incredible farmers market, and tasted amazing wine and beer. Here’s a rundown (with scrumptious…

The Healthy Meal Prep Cookbook is a Bestseller!

January 2nd, 2018
I’m thrilled to announce that my latest cookbook The Healthy Meal Prep Cookbook: Easy and Wholesome Meals To Cook, Prep, Grab, and Go hit all time records and make Amazon’s top 100 books list (it reached #29!). If you’re looking to make your New Year’s goals a healthy one, my cookbook can help you get it done!   Meal Prep Recipes To Try Here’s an inside look into some of the recipes…