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

Avocado Peanut Butter Balls

Posted on Oct 29, 2014 in Dessert

Avocado Peanut Butter Balls

Halloween is right around the corner and I know what you’re thinking. I’m thinking it to. Candy. But what you’re probably not thinking, is how you can make candy using superfoods. Like say, avocados for instance (insert jaw drop). Not only do avocados give these candies a nutritional boost, but the creaminess of the avocado create a perfect smooth, melt-in-your-mouth texture that can’t be beat. I love hiding nutrient-packed superfoods into scrumptious creations and watching the reactions of my friends...

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Welch’s Vineyard Tour

Posted on Oct 9, 2014 in Events

Welch’s Vineyard Tour

Remember last year when I got to meet Alton Brown at the Welch’s Harvest Dinner? Well this year, Welch’s sent Amelia on a tour of the Welch’s concord grape vineyards in Washington! Check out her experience below! (Post by Amelia Seith) This past week, I had the amazing experience of traveling to Washington State to explore Welch’s vineyards during harvest time to get an inside look at how the concord grapes are harvested and processed into juice. This was my first trip to Washington State and landing in Seattle was exactly...

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Raw Veggie Bloody Mary

Posted on Oct 5, 2014 in Juicing

Raw Veggie Bloody Mary

Nothing brings an end to the summer quite like a nutrient-packed, vegetable-based Bloody Mary! And the best Bloody Mary begins with a good vegetable cocktail blend. While most tomato juices are made by cooking down tomatoes along with garlic, onions and other flavors, this vegetable cocktail base includes fresh raw veggie juice straight from my favorite juicer –  the Kuvings Whole Slow Juicer. It’s like the “Vitamix” of juicers – simply a-mazing.   I like my Bloody Mary packed full of veggies, spicy, and no...

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How to Make Preserved Lemons

Posted on Jul 20, 2014 in Healthy Living, Nutrition Education, Recipes

How to Make Preserved Lemons

Whether you are sun drying tomatoes, pickling cucumbers, or freezing fresh herbs, there are plenty ways to preserve the summer harvest this season. How about preserved lemons? Preserved lemons are a staple in Indian and North African cuisine. They are simple to make and can add zesty flavor to just about any dish! The goal of preserving lemons is to be able to use the rind to add extra lemon flair to a recipe. How? Here are a few ideas! Stews and Tagines:  Preserved lemons are commonly used in Moroccan-inspired tagines. Simply chop them...

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