Date: December 6
Time: 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. (Central time)
With the number of people cooking at home on the rise, dietetic practitioners need to be able to educate clients on how to lighten up or modify dishes while maintaining their flavor appeal or develop healthy recipes on their own. The speaker will discuss healthy cooking techniques, healthier ways of flavoring food, and ways to retain nutrients during preparation and cooking, along with steps for developing recipes.
CPE Level: 1
Performance Indicators: 4.1.1, 8.5.2, 9.4.3
- Identify common culinary skills that can pose a barrier to patients' and clients' adoption of healthful recipes.
- Discuss basic culinary techniques and understand their application to recipe adoption.
- Develop a strategy for practicing and mastering the identified culinary techniques.
- Apply the identified culinary techniques to healthful recipe development.
Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN, FAND
With 20+ years of experience in the food and nutrition industry, Toby Amidor is an award-winning nutrition expert and Wall Street Journal best-selling cookbook author who believes that healthy and wholesome can also be appetizing and delicious. Toby is the founder of Toby Amidor Nutrition, PC where she provides nutrition and food safety consulting services for individuals, restaurants and food brands. Toby is the author of ten cookbooks. For over 16 years she has been the nutrition expert for FoodNetwork.com, writing for their Healthy Eats Blog, and is a regular contributor to U.S. News and World Report, EatThis.com, Eatingwell.com, Shape.com, and more. For the past 11 years, she has her own “Ask the Expert” column in Today’s Dietitian Magazine and is the official closing session speaker annually at the Today’s Dietitian Symposium. In 2021, Toby was appointed to the Forbes Health Advisory Board, EatThis.com Medical Advisory Board for EatThis.com, and Today’s Dietitian Editorial Advisory Board.
Toby has been quoted in thousands of publications like FoxNews.com, Forbes.com, Self.com, Dr. Oz The Good Life, Reader’s Digest, Shape.com, and many more. Toby has also appears on national and local television including shows like The Dr. Oz Show, CT Style and appears regularly on Fox61 Morning News (Hartford, CT). For 11 years she served as an adjunct professor at Columbia University, Teachers College and also was an adjunct professor at Hunter College and Lehman College in New York City. Toby trained as a clinical dietitian at New York University. Through ongoing consulting and faculty positions, she has established herself as one of the top experts in culinary nutrition, food safety, and media communications. In 2018, Toby was awarded by the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics the coveted Media Excellence Award.