Anita Mirchandani, M.S, R.D, C.D.N received a B.A. from NYU and a M.S. in Clinical Nutrition from NYU. After completing a dietetic internship at New York-Presbyterian hospital, Anita is a practicing Registered Dietitian. Anita also maintains current fitness certifications in indoor cycling, kickboxing, group exercise, and personal training. As of June 2014, Anita represents the New York State Dietetic Association as a media spokesperson. Currently, Anita consults on all things nutrition related for food and beverage start-ups. Follow @FitNutAnita for interesting updates of fitness and nutrition content.
Recipe of the Week
As we get into summer, I wanted to share a delicious and homemade dressing using yogurt.
Creamy Avocado Cilantro Lime Dressing
1/4 cup Cilantro
1 clove garlic
1 tbsp fresh lime juice
3 Tbsp Extra-Virgin Olive Oil salt and pepper to taste
1/4 cup greek yogurt, plain (low-fat suggested)
Place all the ingredients into a food processor. Blend until smooth and thin out as desired by adding 1/4 cup water at a time. Store in an airtight mason jar for up to 7-10 days.
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Check out Anita’s Published E-book!
The story is a children’s nutrition illustration story targeted towards kids ages 5-8. The goal is to encourage children to develop a positive association between fruits, vegetables, and their nutrition
. The book is currently available for purchase on the Kindle and the Nook e-readers.