Developing Recipes for Brands

Developing recipes for consumer brands is different from creating and developing your own personal recipes. You are representing the brand, the product, and yourself. I’ve been developing recipes for a major brand for the last 10 years and have learned a lot along the way. Here are three things RDs should consider when developing recipes […]

Secrets to Creating Systems From Successful Entrepreneurs

Nutrition entrepreneurs wear many hats. They’re a C-suite in one—business operations, financing, marketing, project management, and administration—and that’s before doing the actual dietitian job. With so many moving parts, having systems in place is crucial. How Much Time Are You Wasting? Working for yourself requires discipline. Awareness of where your time is being spent is […]

Creating Your Business Care Team

Dietitians are adept at promoting a patient-centered approach with a team of health care professionals. When it comes to business, a care team is equally important. Who has your business’ best interest in mind when making decisions? Lawyers, accountants, and financial planners make up a business care team. Lawyers determine the best entity for your […]

5 Ways to Break Into Freelance Writing

Before I became a dietitian, I had been as a longtime magazine and web editor. I assigned and edited health and nutrition content at publications, including Prevention, Health, Parents, Weight Watchers Magazine, and WeightWatchers.com. Throughout most of my editorial career, I also went to school at night to become a dietitian. Finally, I made the […]

7 Ways to Network Successfully in 2017

My favorite shoes are a pair of patent leather, open-toe sling backs that happen to be bright orange. They match perfectly with my bright orange patent leather handbag. When I wear this ensemble, I receive compliments as though I’m dripping in diamonds. What does this have to do with networking? In 2010, I was the […]