Erin Stewart

Erin Stewart is a food entrepreneur, healthy recipe developer and fitness expert from Austin, Texas. This mom of two young boys is focused on helping women fuel their bodies for optimum performance with virtual cooking and exercise classes. This results in teaching women how to nourish their whole selves in order to look great, feel amazing, grounded and strong. As a former professional dancer and chef, Erin suffered with chronic food sensitivities which started her on her journey of healing and helping women with similar issues. She did this by learning the correlation between food and function and how to […]

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Kae Lani Palmisano

Kae Lani Palmisano is an Emmy Award-Winning public television host, food and travel writer, recipe developer and home cook who loves to explore the journey that food takes to get to the plate. As an “edu-tainer” her work focuses on having fun with food while educating audiences about where it comes from and its historical and cultural impact. Aside from a short stint in Germany, Kae Lani has lived most of her life in Philly. Having lived on both sides of the Delaware River, she’s immersed herself in everything from the energetic city life in Philadelphia to the rural farmlands […]

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Manny Washington

TV Chef Manny Washington is the firehouse cook and HazMat training lieutenant for the City of Orlando Fire Department. He’s responsible for feeding twenty-one hungry men and women of Fire Station 1. His original recipes like This Ain’t Your Mama’s Meatloaf, Firehouse Burger with Bacon Jam Burger, Red Wine Braised Short Ribs, First Alarm Mac N’ Cheese Egg Rolls and Grandma’s Guava Bread Pudding with Marshmallow Vanilla Cream Sauce have become so popular that Manny is often asked to hit the road and cook for other fire stations across the country. FOOD NETWORK FIREHOUSE CHEF & CUTTHROAT KITCHEN CHAMPION His […]

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Grace Vallo

Our youngest lifestyle expert is twenty-six-year-old Grace Vallo, a Food Blogger, Home Cook and Recipe Developer who so beautifully showcases her love for New England cooking with the seasons. Grace has lived in New England her entire life and has sweet memories of chilly winters, thawing springs, toasty summers and colorful falls. Not only does she love the region for its beauty, but also for the fresh seasonal produce and ingredients it supports. She shares the joy of baking and cooking with the first strawberries of spring and pumpkins of autumn through her high quality food photography, original recipes, easy […]

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Maryann Walsh, MFN, RD, CPT

The epitome of nutrition and fitness, Maryann Walsh is a Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator and the small business owner of Walsh Nutrition in Palm Beach, Florida. Her career in food and nutrition came about as a result of living in a household of serial dieters. She watched her father and brother struggle with being overweight and their dozens of failed attempts at yo-yo dieting. Concerned for their health and wanting so desperately to help them, Maryann enrolled in the College of Health Sciences at the University of Rhode Island. She graduated with a master’s degree in Nutrition and Food […]

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Miri Nadler

Miri Nadler is a self-taught cake artist and owner of 10 Bloom Cakes Bake Shop in Mathews, North Carolina. Her flowered masterpieces are hand painted with a palette knife and her choice of icing is creamy buttercream instead of the usual hard sugar fondant impossible to eat. Inspired by the Art Décor era and mid-century design, her magnificent next level cakes are in the theme of beautiful flowers and are inspired by a bride’s floral bouquet. Some of her favorite blooms are peonies, dahlias, proteas, tulips, hydrangeas, orchids and magnolias. SELF-TAUGHT BAKER, BUTTERCREAM ARTIST & OWNER OF 10 BLOOM CAKES […]

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Priyanka Naik

Food influencer Priyanka Naik is an Indian Vegan Cook, author of Simon & Schuster’s The Modern Tiffin, winner of Food Network’s Cooks vs Cons, Quibi Dishmantled winner, and a Today show featured chef. A natural in front of the camera, this high-energy 32 year-old has grown into being a marquis talent and hosts Dish it Healthy with Priyanka Naik, a Tastemade original clean eating food show on the Food Network Kitchen App. An avid traveler who’s been to nearly forty countries, her globally inspired original recipes has been featured on her blog Chef Priyanka, IGTV and are incorporated into her […]

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Lauren Van Liew

Jersey Strong, Chef Lauren Van Liew is the winner of Food Network’s number one rated reality cooking show Chopped Champion and Supermarket Stakeout. A natural on TV, this passionate chef with a big personality just doesn’t cook for celebrity judges. Her business, Chef Covas Catering, is well known in her town of Long Branch New Jersey for gorgeous food-focused events, seasonal ingredients and both large and intimate parties. FOOD NETWORK CHALLENGE WINNER – ‘CHOPPED CHAMPION’ & ‘SUPERMARKET STAKEOUT’ Prior to her work as a professional chef, Lauren studied culinary arts at The New England Culinary Institute in Montpelier Vermont, where […]

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Chris Valdes

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  Chris Valdes is a well-known face and culinary talent in the Miami food scene. At just twenty-nine, Chris has been on the cover of countless south Florida magazines, appeared on over one hundred talk and news shows, and was a finalist on Season 14 of Food Network Star and the FN web-based series Star Salvation. He just released his new book One in the Kitchen, dedicated to his mom. YOUTUBE COOKING SHOW ‘COOKING WITH CHRIS’ Fusing Caribbean flavors with a Latin flair, Chef Valdes is bringing his easy, full proof, next level recipes to his YouTube show Cooking with […]

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EDDIE ZAMORA

Eddie Zamora is an International Foodie, Cuban Home Cook and former Judge on the TV family competition series Dinner Takes All, airing on BYUTV. The twelve episode series was produced by Keller/Noll, the creators of Food Network’s Chopped and Chopped Junior. Born and raised in Miami, Eddie is also a social media influencer. His handle The Yum Yum Foodie has 180K Instagram followers. Eddie’s fans follow him for his honest and entertaining reviews and recommendations for the best and worst places to eat, drink and stay from all around the world. For the past eight years, this former actor, singer and caterer […]

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