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

Best Healthy Cookbooks of 2014

Posted on Dec 6, 2014 in Recipes

Best Healthy Cookbooks of 2014

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The moment you’ve all been waiting for. Back by popular demand. Drum roll please… It’s time to celebrate the Best Healthy Cookbooks of 2014! All year long I collect and cook from countless healthy cookbooks both old and new. Year after year I am blown away by the innovation and creativity that emerges from competitive healthy chefs and bloggers from around the world. And I research and review them all – just for you! You’re welcome. So without further ado, my favorite...

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Red Lentil Sweet Potato Soup with Moroccan Chermoula

Posted on Nov 24, 2014 in Dinner

Red Lentil Sweet Potato Soup with Moroccan Chermoula

The Polar Vortex is on its way to Chicago….great. But let’s look on the bright side. Cold weather means soup season has arrived! Nothing beats a warm bowl of soup on a frigid day, especially in Chicago. The beautiful thing about soup is that you can cook once and eat for the week – who wouldn’t love this? Would you like chermoula with that? Yes that’s a real thing. Chermoula is a classic Moroccan sauce that is traditionally used to top fish and chicken. I used the sauce to garnish my vegan red lentil soup and it...

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Avocado Grasshopper Bars

Posted on Nov 9, 2014 in Dessert

Avocado Grasshopper Bars

Ok friends, you love avocados and we do to. As promised in my Avocado Peanut Butter Ball post, my love for avocados continues today with these one-of-a-kind raw avocado grasshopper bars! Because I can’t make it through a single day without a small sweet treat (problem or blessing? I choose the later.), I try to create desserts that pack a nutritional punch so that I won’t feel guilty about indulging later. I’ve never encountered a naturally green food that doesn’t instantly make me feel healthier (am I right?). So...

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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 natural goodness and creaminess of the avocado create a perfect smooth, melt-in-your-mouth texture that can’t be beat. I love hiding nutrient-dense superfoods into scrumptious creations and watching the reactions of my...

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