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!

Read More

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

Independence Day Recipes

Posted on Jul 1, 2015 in Recipes

Independence Day Recipes

Fire up the grill and lather on the sunscreen! I’m personally not cooking on the Fourth of July holiday, but if I was, here are some of the things that would certainly make an appearance on my holiday menu! Melon, Prosciutto and Mozzarella Skewers – Looking for an easy make-ahead-of-time appetizer? The gourmet look of these sweet and salty skewers will surely impress your guests! Cucumber, Avocado and Feta Salad – If you’ve been tasked with bringing a salad to your 4th of July party, think outside the box with this creamy...

read more

Hasselback Russet Potatoes

Posted on Mar 22, 2015 in Side Dish

Hasselback Russet Potatoes

Trade in traditional baked potatoes for these accordion-sliced garlic herb Hasselback Russet Potatoes! This Swedish dish takes its name from Hasselbacken, a Stockholm restaurant where it was first served. The gourmet potato is crisp on the outside and soft and tender on the inside. This impressive side dish has a fluttered appearance with pockets stuffed full of garlic, butter and fresh herbs. While these potatoes give the appearance of a complex gourmet recipe, they are actually relatively easy to make! The trick to a perfect hasselback...

read more

Paleo Valentine’s Day Desserts

Posted on Feb 8, 2015 in Dessert, Paleo, Recipes

Paleo Valentine’s Day Desserts

You won’t be missing refined sugar and flour with these nine decadent paleo-friendly desserts! We’ve rounded up some of the most unique and decadent treats for you and your sweetie this Valentine’s Day! Coconut Flour Classic Vanilla Cake by Healy Eats Real - You don’t have to miss out on classic vanilla cake because you are grain-free. This coconut flour-based cake can be customized for any occasion. Lemon Meringue Coconut Macaroons by Kitchen Tested - Check out these coconut macaroons filled with...

read more

Pistachio Stuffed Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

Posted on Feb 2, 2015 in Dessert, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian & Vegan

Pistachio Stuffed Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! What will you be cooking up for the sweetie in your life? How about putting a fun twist on an old classic with these pistachio stuffed chocolate-chocolate covered strawberries! You feel guilt-free knowing that  you’ve done your due diligence to create a dessert that contains protein and fiber! This post is brought to you by Driscoll’s. Although I did receive complimentary product for the following recipe, all views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely...

read more