April 21, 2014

Speakers

Cory Gallant

Cory Gallant

Twitter: @zestycook
Facebook:  Zesty Cook

Cory is a web designer and food blogger working out of Prince Edward Island, Canada.

In December 2011, he left his corporate career in software consulting to pursue his dream of being an entrepreneur and food blogger. For years he had been moonlighting on the side and hoped that one day he would build enough courage to take the leap into full time entrepreneurship. Well, the deed is done and he is 100% devoted to adding value to his clients! The consulting side of his new career has been extremely fulfilling and he plans to continue helping people and companies all over the world by growing their online presence.

Cory specializes in WordPress and Thesis blog design, graphic design, and social media consulting. He has worked with businesses and individuals of varying sizes to set up customized web solutions. With over 12 years experience in web and graphic design, and a particular focus on blogs since 2007, he can help you take your blog to the next level.

 

Maura Knowles

Maura Knowles

Twitter: @macnmomorsels
Facebook: Mac-n-Mo’s Magical Morsels 

Maura (Mo) is  the founder of Mac–n-Mo’s Morselicious Treats. These Vegan, Gluten-free, Sodium-free, Kosher morselicious goodies were created by Mo for her Dad, Mac, after his quadruple bypass surgery in 2010. Mac-n-Mo’s Morselicious Treats are Vegan, contain NO preservatives, NO gluten, No soy*, NO cholesterol, NO sodium, 1 g sugar, and contain omega-3 & fiber.

Mo offers a healthy alternative to cookies and is on a mission to change the way we eat snacks & treats. She is carving a difficult path, but is passionate and dedicated and sees herself as a pioneer in this field, which comes with many challenges and obstacle, making her more determined to succeed!

Mo writes a daily blog as THE MORSELISTincluding her recipe creations, healthy living tips, funny & inspiring stories. She is also a Certified Holistic Health Coach through the Institute of Integrative Nutrition.

 

Katie Caputo

Katie Serbinski, MS, RD

Twitter: @katieserbinski
Blog: ktcaputo.com

Katie Caputo MS, RD, is a Detroit-based Registered Dietitian specializing in nutrition and health communications. As a public relations and food industry expert, Katie helps develop and implement strategic platforms for health professional, consumer and media outreach programs. She has created social marketing campaigns and customized media content aimed at engaging communities in healthy and nutritious lifestyles.

Katie earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics from Michigan State University. She then went on to complete a Masters of Science in Public Health Nutrition from Case Western Reserve University concurrent with her dietetic internship training.

 

Amie Valpone

Amie Valpone, HHC, AADP

Twitter: @thehealthyapple
Facebook:  The Healthy Apple 

Amie Valpone, HHC, AADP is a Manhattan based Personal Chef, Culinary Nutritionist, Professional Recipe Developer and Food Writer specializing in simple Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free ‘Clean’ recipes for the home cook.  She is the Editor-in-Chief of The Healthy Apple where she shares her passion for and approach to ‘Clean Eating’ by focusing on whole foods and ingredients that are good for you and your body.  Amie is a Food Media Expert and was previously the Culinary Nutritionist for the NBA Fit Program.  Her work as a Marketing Consultant spans the hotel, spa, restaurant and FMG sectors—creating menus, developing marketing and PR efforts and building brand awareness for her clients. Amie’s insights and advice has appeared on The Huffington Post, Martha Stewart Radio, YahooShine!Rodale InstituteWebMDWilliams Sonomathe Doctors and the NY Times Best Seller Series Skinny Bitch.  Not limiting her focus to companies and brands, Amie works hands-on with individuals and groups as a Personal ChefFood Allergy Concierge and Healthy Family Pantry Stylist to guide them through their transition into a healthier lifestyle.

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