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

How to Build a Heart Healthy Meal

Posted on Jul 17, 2017 in Heart Healthy, Nutrition Education

How to Build a Heart Healthy Meal

I have a crush. On every perfectly assembled heart healthy meal that ever lived. A beautifully organized plate of nutrients is this dietitian’s celebrity heartthrob. **insert heart eyes emoji** Heart healthy eating for the prevention of heart disease is a way of life in our house. With 1 in 4 Americans dying from heart disease every year, the need for heart healthy eating habits is a NO BRAINER. At each and every meal, you have the opportunity to take one step closer to long-term heart disease prevention simply by choosing healthy...

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Tomato Basil Mozzarella Salad

Posted on Jul 10, 2017 in Gluten-Free, Low Sodium, Recipes, Side Dish, Sugar-Free, Vegetarian & Vegan, Weight Loss

Tomato Basil Mozzarella Salad

Another heart-healthy summer recipe comin’ atcha! This tomato basil mozzarella salad is the perfect simple side to any summer meal. If you asked me if I make this salad 100 times every summer, I’d say yes…well just about anyways.   It’s the kind of salad you can toss together in a pinch while still impressing guests at a picnic. And the best part is, you don’t really have to measure anything. Win win. This tomato basil mozzarella salad is what summer taste like to me. You’ve got juicy...

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What Exactly is a Heart Healthy Diet?

Posted on Jul 3, 2017 in Heart Healthy, Nutrition Education

What Exactly is a Heart Healthy Diet?

One strong, healthy heart to power you through life’s adventures. Who doesn’t want that? Sold. Sign me up! And the best part is, it comes at one low price – FREEEEEE!   Call it what you want. The heart healthy diet. The cardiac diet. The DASH Diet.The Mediterranean Diet. The Nordic Diet. Whatever, it’s your life. No matter how you slice and dice it, you end up with the same heart healthy eating principles, which is what REALLY matters. Download What is a Heart Healthy Diet PDF   My husband and I both come...

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Skinny Chicken Meatballs with Red Wine Sauce

Posted on Mar 4, 2017 in Dinner, Recipes

Skinny Chicken Meatballs with Red Wine Sauce

A few things you might think when you hear that poultry has been substituted for the traditional beef, pork, and veal in a meatball: These won’t be as good as the real thing These lean meatballs are destined to be dry There’s no way my spouse will eat “healthy” meatballs If I’m going to spend all afternoon making 2 dozen healthy meatballs, they better be amazing Well these Skinny Chicken Meatballs are here to make all of your dreams come true. They are juicy, zesty, and busting with flavor as if they came out of...

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