Registered Dietitian, Blogger, and Food Enthusiast

As a Registered Dietitian in Chicago, Amari offers health and wellness coaching to everyone and anyone looking to eat healthy. Whether you are looking for a weight loss plan, need assistance managing a specialty diet, or are looking to spice up your corporate wellness program, Eat Chic Chicago is right for you!

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I learned a lot from you and appreciate the things you shared with me. I'm slowly, but surely making changes and I'm really enjoying it!

K.G. Carol Stream, IL

Recent Blog Posts

What is the Mediterranean Diet?

Posted on Aug 7, 2017 in Healthy Living, Heart Healthy, How To Guides, Nutrition Education

What is the Mediterranean Diet?

The Mediterranean diet reduces risk factors that can cause heart disease including high LDL cholesterol, low HDL cholesterol, obesity & high blood pressure. We all know the Mediterranean diet to be a “heart-healthy diet”. But what exactly IS the Mediterranean diet? The first country that comes to mind when Americans think about the Mediterranean diet is Greece. We actually went to Greece (Mykonos, Paros, Santorini and Athens) on our honeymoon and FELL. IN. LOVE. with the food and culture. Gotta get back there…   BUT the...

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Heart Healthy Meals – Plate #1

Posted on Jul 24, 2017 in Healthy Living, Heart Healthy, Recipes

Heart Healthy Meals – Plate #1

Fire up the grill with one of our summer picnic heart healthy meals featuring sunny produce, savory eggs and grilled meat! Looking for ideas to cook up heart healthy meals? You’re in the right place! Remember when I told you about my Prevention Plate heart healthy meals? Maybe you’ve forgotten. Let me remind you. Each Prevention Plate is a heart healthy meal featuring recipes from around the web, my tips and tricks for making them (yep, I’ve tried every one of these recipes), and a corresponding...

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How to Build a Heart Healthy Meal

Posted on Jul 17, 2017 in Heart Healthy, Nutrition Education

How to Build a Heart Healthy Meal

Build a heart healthy meal in three easy steps. This heart healthy RD shows you which foods to fill your plate with at each meal of the day. I have a crush. On every perfectly assembled heart healthy meal that ever lived. A beautifully organized plate of nutrients is this dietitian’s celebrity heartthrob. **insert heart eyes emoji**   Heart Healthy Eating Heart healthy eating for the prevention of heart disease is a way of life in our house. With 1 in 4 Americans dying from heart disease every year, the need for heart healthy...

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What Exactly is a Heart Healthy Diet?

Posted on Jul 3, 2017 in Heart Healthy, Nutrition Education

What Exactly is a Heart Healthy Diet?

The heart healthy diet. The cardiac diet. The DASH Diet. The Mediterranean Diet. The Nordic Diet. Call the heart healthy diet what you want. Whatever, it’s your life.   One strong, healthy heart to power you through life’s adventures. Who doesn’t want that? Sold. Sign me up! Download PDF Here   Why a Heart Healthy Diet? My husband and I both come from families with histories of severe heart disease. I’m not just talking about high cholesterol and elevated blood pressure friends. I’m talking about the...

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