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!

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Recent Blog Posts

5-Ingredient Healthy Tuna Salad

Posted on Jan 2, 2018 in Lunch, Recipes

5-Ingredient Healthy Tuna Salad

Create healthy tuna salad with a few flavorful ingredients to create nutritious meals that you’ll want to eat year-round! What comes to mind when you hear “tuna salad”? Personally, I think tuna plus mayo – and maybe a few other miscellaneous ingredients like celery, relish or onion. The popularity of tuna salad is twofold: it’s budget-friendly and extremely versatile. A batch of tuna salad can be served over lettuce as a salad, with crackers, in a wrap or between two slices of bread for a quick and easy meal. But after 100+ years as...

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Heart Healthy Dessert Guide

Posted on Dec 25, 2017 in Nutrition, Resources

Heart Healthy Dessert Guide

Turn up the oven or go the no-bake route – this heart healthy dessert guide will keep you focused on wholesome and nutritious ingredients!   A heart-healthy diet is one that is low in trans and saturated fat, sodium and added sugar. But that doesn’t mean you need to say buh bye to dessert! You simply need to get creative with the ingredients you choose – think beyond butter, sugar and white flour and embrace whole-grains and fibrous fruit!   As you might imagine, the most challenging part about making a heart...

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8 Low-Sodium Cookbooks for a Heart Healthy Diet

Posted on Dec 11, 2017 in Cookbooks, Resources

8 Low-Sodium Cookbooks for a Heart Healthy Diet

This list of best low-sodium cookbooks features everyday recipes that are loaded with creative and satisfying salt-free flavor! One in three Americans have high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. That’s 67 million individuals diagnosed each year. Furthermore, 30% of Americans have higher than normal blood pressure levels – known as pre-hypertension – putting them at a greater risk for developing hypertension in the near future. Hypertension is one of the most common risk factors for heart disease. It is commonly referred...

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The Ketogenic Diet – Is it for You?

Posted on Nov 13, 2017 in Nutrition, Resources

The Ketogenic Diet – Is it for You?

The ketogenic diet is on the rise, but is it for you? Learn more about this high-fat, low-carb eating pattern including what to eat and what to avoid. The ketogenic (“keto”) diet has been getting a lot of attention among medical and nutrition communities and in the media – appearing in cookbooks, on podcasts, in magazines, and more. Customers at local coffee shops are trading in their lattes for bulletproof coffee – adding butter instead of skim milk to their morning cup. Doctors are prescribing the ketogenic diet to...

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