With 20 years of experience in the food and nutrition industry, Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN, FAND is a Wall Street Journal best-selling cookbook author, leading dietitian and recipe developer who believes that healthy and wholesome can also be appetizing and delicious.
Toby is the founder of Toby Amidor Nutrition, where she provides nutrition and food safety consulting services for individuals, restaurants and food brands. Her four cookbooks include Smart Meal Prep for Beginners, The Easy 5-Ingredient Healthy Cookbook, The Healthy Meal Prep Cookbook, and The Greek Yogurt Kitchen. Her next two cookbooks, The American Diabetes Association's Create-Your-Plate Diabetes Cookbook and The Best Rotisserie Chicken Cookbook Ever will be released in early 2020.
For 11 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 Eat + Run blog, MuscleandFitness.com, and Shape.com and has her own "Ask the Expert" column in Today's Dietitian magazine. She has been quoted in publications like FoxNews.com, Self.com, Oxygen Magazine, Dr. Oz The Good Life, Reader's Digest, Shape.com, and more.
Toby has also appeared on The Dr. Oz Show and Coffee with America and consulted for three seasons on Bobby Deen's show, Not My Mama's Meals. For the past 10 years she has been an adjunct professor at Teachers College, Columbia University teaching food service management.
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' coveted Media Excellence Award.