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

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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Superfood Drinks for Heart Health

Posted on Feb 25, 2017 in Healthy Living, Inforgraphic

Superfood Drinks for Heart Health

Heart disease is the number 1 killer in America. What you eat and drink can make all the difference. In honor of American Heart Month this February, I’m sharing few antioxidant-rich beverages that can help protect your heart! Green Smoothie: Add heart-healthy ingredients like bright leafy greens, creamy avocado and fiber-rich flax or chia seeds to your next green smoothie. Leafy greens like spinach and kale contain nutrients that prevent plaque buildup in blood vessels. Avocado provides healthy monounsaturated fats that reduce bad...

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5-Ingredient Raspberry Lemon Chia Jam

Posted on Jan 29, 2017 in Dessert, Gluten-Free, Recipes, Vegetarian & Vegan

5-Ingredient Raspberry Lemon Chia Jam

Ahhh Sunday – a day to relax and relish in the final hours of the weekend. My Sundays always have an early, albeit lazy and slow, start (in attempt to get my sleep schedule back on track for the week ahead) supplemented with copious amounts of coffee. I spend the waking hours in the dark, bundled in blankets on the couch, working away at my laptop until the sun comes up. Then I either spend the morning in the kitchen testing recipes with my camera around my neck capturing tasty images in the morning sunlight or behind...

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How to Organize a Healthy Kitchen

Posted on Jan 8, 2017 in Healthy Living

How to Organize a Healthy Kitchen

Happy New Year! Are you starting off the New Year with health and nutrition goals in mind? Well, a healthy body starts in the kitchen. I think the saying is “you get fit at the gym and you lose weight in the kitchen.”  Am I right? Well if you ask me, a healthy kitchen is one that is clean, well-organized and always stocked with the right foods to keep you on track. Photography credit: Courtney Michelle Photography  I start every New Year off with a deep clean of my kitchen and a thorough audit of my cupboards, pantry...

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