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

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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5 Ways to Stay Healthy While Traveling for Business

Posted on Oct 30, 2017 in Beyond the Kitchen, Travel

5 Ways to Stay Healthy While Traveling for Business

Sustaining healthy habits away from home can be a challenge. These 5 ways to stay healthy while traveling will help you plan ahead for your next work trip. While I’d like to say that I travel for pleasure on relaxing vacations, the truth is I travel most frequently for business – at least once a month, sometimes more. Maintaining health habits is easy when you’re at home – you have your daily routine, reliable healthy meals in the fridge and a gym at your finger tips. Staying healthy while traveling on the other hand is much more...

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Heart Healthy Meals – Plate #3

Posted on Oct 16, 2017 in Meal Plans

Heart Healthy Meals – Plate #3

Celebrate the beginning of fall with this heart healthy meal featuring lean steak, a crunchy salad and addicting parsnip fries. During the fall you can continue grilling outside or you can bring the party inside. This tasty heart healthy meal is great for a fall cookout or a simple weeknight meal! This is the third plate in my heart healthy meals series call Prevention Plates. Every plate serves 2 and features either my own recipes or those I love from around the web (or both!). I also share tips for easy preparation,...

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10 Life-Changing Seed Breads

Posted on Oct 2, 2017 in Recipes, Snacks

10 Life-Changing Seed Breads

You don’t need a fancy bread machine or advanced baking skills to make one of these delicious and healthy seed breads! There’s something about a slice of hearty, dense, whole grain bread packed with nutritious nuts and seeds and topped with nut butter, mashed avocado, or a fried egg that gives me the feels. The comforting homey ingredients of seed breads elicit a feeling of coziness, healthfulness and zen-like peace of mind all at the same time. Who doesn’t love a hunk of crusty bread with a warm winter stew or the...

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