About Michelle Dudash, RDN

Michelle Dudash, TV host, nutritionist

Award-winning registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN), Cordon Bleu-certified chef, and author Michelle Dudash creates top-selling and reliable solutions for busy women as they strive to feed themselves and their families nourishing meals while the clock is ticking. Michelle is the author of three books, including the new Clean Eating Kitchen: The Low-Carb Mediterranean Cookbook: Quick and Easy High Protein, Low-Sugar, Healthy-Fat Recipes for Lifelong Health (Fair Winds Press, June 2021), the top-selling Clean Eating for Busy Families, revised & expanded, and is founder of Spicekick Seasoning Mix.

Clean. Fresh. Fast. It is Michelle’s mission to make these three principles a part of your everyday food choices. Teaching millions of families how food and health can deliciously co-exist has been Michelle’s mission for over 18 years – one meal at a time. From clean eating BBQ fixes, revealing which foods keep you cool in the heat (while not melting in your bag) and snack packs that save your day, Michelle is the expert in empowering you how to approach food with a nutritionist’s perspective whether you’re in the kitchen or on the road.

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Nutrition spokesperson Michelle Dudash on The Chew

Recipe Developer, Chef Speaker, Nutrition Spokesperson

Michelle is a sought after recipe developer, nutrition and culinary speaker, food writer and national registered dietitian nutrition spokesperson for select international brands in the whole foods, clean eating space. Recently she has provided ongoing consultation for California Figs, American Pecan, Dave’s Killer Bread, Sunkist, Wonderful Pistachios, POM Wonderful, Sabra, and ALDI, among others.

Media Personality

Michelle has contributed her savory creations to Food Network, Diabetic Living, Better Homes and Gardens “Skinny Slow Cooker,” OXYGEN, and a variety of food companies. Her clean eating articles have appeared in Food Network, Men’s Journal, EatingWell, SELF, Parents, Food Network and Shape. Journalists regularly call on her expertise for publications including USA Today, Today, Bon Appétit, The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, Kiwi, REDBOOK, WebMD, Family Circle, Time, Prevention, Forbes, Today’s Dietitian, The Cooking Channel and many more.

Television Personality

Michelle is a regular contributor to “The List” (nationally syndicated), “Arizona Midday” (KPNX), and “Indy Style” (WISH-TV), and has appeared as a nutrition and culinary expert on “The Rachael Ray Show,” “The Doctors,” “The Chew,” “FOX & Friends,” “Better TV,” HuffPost Live, KABC Los Angeles, KCBS Los Angeles, “Good Day Chicago,” and Radio Disney.  Michelle Dudash: TV host, author, registered dietitian


Education and Training

Michelle graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a B.S. degree in dietetics and a few years later she earned her toque from Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Scottsdale. Her recipes have appeared at A-list celebrity events, she cooked at the Mobil Five Star restaurant Mary Elaine’s, and was a private chef serving guests including English royalty. Fresh out of college, she learned the art of foodservice management with Compass Group, USA.

Active in Her Profession and Community

Michelle has served in leadership roles in many levels of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, including president of the Arizona Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and Education Chair of the Food and Culinary Professionals Dietetic Practice Group. Michelle has mentored many interns as they complete nationally accredited dietetic programs and has been a guest lecturer at Arizona State University. Michelle is a member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals and Les Dames d’ Escoffier, an invitation-only professional and philanthropic organization, as well as Nutrition Entrepreneurs and Food and Culinary Professionals Dietetic Practice Groups. Michelle’s favorite volunteer position is being a guest lunch lady at her daughter’s school.

Michelle practices yoga, pilates, and plays on a competitive women’s tennis team “for fun.” When traveling, she is always on the lookout for the best food experiences, whether it is bringing tuna poke to the beach, noshing on a juicy peach at the local farmers market, or savoring a fine chef’s creations. Michelle is newly based in Carmel, Indiana (Indianapolis area) with her husband and two young daughters, after living in Phoenix (Scottsdale) Arizona for 15 years. 

About Michelle Dudash’s column in The Arizona Republic



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