Food Styling Secrets from Clean Eating Author Featured in Edible Phoenix

Summer 2014 cover image of Edible Phoenix

I was delighted to be featured in the Summer 2014 edition of Edible Phoenix in the article “Looks Good Enough to Eat”, by my friend and registered dietitian Sharon Salomon, MS, RD. She delves into the minds of food stylists, as they spill their secrets, tips and tricks for creating mouthwatering food images. I share the history behind one of the trickiest photographs in my book.

Read the full article here.

 

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Finalist on The Chew Hosts Cooking Demo and Book Signing in Surprise, AZ

Michelle Dudash on The Chew

The Chew‘s “Search for the Weight Watchers Chef” finalist, Chef Michelle Dudash will be co-hosting a cooking demo and book signing! Clean eating expert Michelle Dudash will be talking healthy recipes and quick waist-slimming tips that fit your current Weight Watchers plan. Open to the public, bring your non-perishable food items, some friends, and cooking questions to this fun cooking demo and buy your copy of Clean Eating for Busy Families.

When: Monday, April 28, 2014 6:30 PM-8:00 PM

Where: Weight Watchers at Grand Village, 14537

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Clean Eating Twitter Chat This Wednesday! And my Cucumber Quinoa Salad with Mint & Oregano

Clean Eating Cucumber Quinoa Salad with Feta, Olives, Mint & Oregano

Hi, all. I hope you’ve been enjoying reading my book these past few weeks. And hopefully you have it permanently sitting on your kitchen counter like I do, cooking from it and getting it dirty!

Have you had a chance to cook any of the recipes? This week I’m sharing one of my favorite salads for making a big batch of and enjoying for lunch for the week: Cucumber Quinoa Salad with Feta Cheese, Olives, Mint & Oregano. You can take it with you on days you work outside the home, or just grab a bowl in a snap… More...

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Virtual Book Club Part 1: Clean Eating for Busy Families

Clean Eating Pinto and Kidney Bean Tamale Pie

Hi all! Hopefully by now you’ve all dived into reading my book Clean Eating for Busy Families. If not, it’s pretty easy to at least peruse the introductory chapter on clean eating.

What are your thoughts so far about Clean Eating for Busy Families?

The number one question I hear is, “What is clean eating?” Clean eating is enjoying whole foods in their least processed state, as well as opting for in-season food produced as close to home as possible, whether that means in your country, region, state, nearby farmers market or even your back yard.

What does… More...

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Cake for Breakfast? New Social Media Report Reveals What America Eats for Breakfast

Cake image courtesy of Freedigitalphotos.net/bplanet

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I admit that I’ve eaten cake for breakfast (like an appetizer before my first meal) on the day after my birthday. Come to find out, I’m not alone. The national Got Milk? campaign and social media experts Crimson Hexagon recently released a social media report spanning two years and 20 million breakfastMore...

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Finalist on The Chew Hosts Cooking Demo and Book Signing in Scottsdale

Michelle Dudash on The Chew

The Chew‘s “Search for the Weight Watchers Chef” finalist, Chef Michelle Dudash will be co-hosting a cooking demo and book signing! Clean eating expert Michelle Dudash will be talking healthy recipes and quick waist-slimming tips that fit your current Weight Watchers plan. Open to the public, bring your non-perishable food items, some friends, and cooking questions to this fun cooking demo and buy your copy of Clean Eating for Busy Families.

When: Monday, March 31, 2014 6:00 PM-7:30 PM

Where: Weight Watchers at Agua Caliente

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Announcing Virtual Clean Eating Book Club Event on Michelledudash.com!

Michelle Dudash, author of Clean Eating for Busy Families

Virtual Clean Eating Book Club

I am delighted to announce that I have partnered with Better World Books to host my first ever virtual book club! Naturally, we will be discussing my cookbook Clean Eating for Busy Families. In addition to sharing and learning about clean eating, every participant will get the chance to win one of five fabulous prizes:

One grand prize:

  • Copy of Clean Eating for Busy Families
  • $50 gift card to Whole Foods Market (one of my favorite grocery stores)
  • Wusthoff Grand Prix Santoku knife, which is my

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A Nutritionist’s Favorite Restaurants in Manhattan

The Best Restaurants in New York City (my favorites)

Of course there are hundreds of excellent restaurant choices in Manhatten. These are the places I’ve enjoyed while staying in the media and tourist areas. I would definitely visit these restaurants again. In many of these restaurants I brought my 4 month old and/or 4 year old daughters.

Lincoln Center/Columbus Circle

Rosa Mexicano (lunch)

What I ordered: On one visit I enjoyed the lunch tray special and on another occasion the table side guacamole and tacos.

Notes: Simply delicious.

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The Smith (lunch)

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How to Get Protein at Breakfast

Breakfasts that have protein - smoothie and egg scramble

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Did you resolve to shed pounds or eat healthier for the New Year? How are things going so far? If you’ve made it to the one-month mark, good for you. Hopefully the changes are now engrained habits.

At the start of the new year, I teamed up with Phoenix-based blogger Kelly Loubet of Everyday Childhood in coordination with the national Got Milk? campaign to help her kick off 2014 with healthier family meals,. Kelly is a mom of two school-age daughters, which means preparing streamlined breakfasts for busy school days. Kelly had lots of… More...

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Culinary Nutritionist To Compete on The Chew Search for the Weight Watchers Chef

Nutrition writer Michelle Dudash writes about how to eat clean

Tune in January 22 to watch Michelle compete on ABC’s The Chew!

Culinary and nutrition expert Michelle Dudash has been selected as a finalist to compete on The Chew Search for the Weight Watchers Chef. Starting January 15th, Michelle along with five other competitors will appear on ABC’s The Chew featuring nutritious recipes and completing culinary challenges. After impressing the judges, the winner will receive $75,000 and a one year consulting agreement with Weight Watchers.

Chef Dudash, author of the best-selling cookbook Clean Eating for Busy Families, will use her clean eating knowledge to… More...

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