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The Must-Have Essentials

The Essentials Checklist is your ticket to a well-stocked kitchen and more enjoyable cooking! From pantry and freezer staples to fresh ingredients, these are the ingredients you’ll find most often in my recipes. With a bit of prep, you can skip that extra trip to the store and instead pour yourself some wine.

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The Must-Have Essentials

The Essentials Checklist is your ticket to a well-stocked kitchen and more enjoyable cooking! From pantry and freezer staples to fresh ingredients, these are the ingredients you’ll find most often in my recipes. With a bit of prep, you can skip that extra trip to the store and instead pour yourself some wine.

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About me

Hi, I’m Julie!
Chef – Registered Dietitian – Passionate about Easy Healthy Eating

I love food and know you do too! Let’s revel in it together. I’m a chef, dietitian, cookbook author and recipe creator living an inspired foodie life in the heartland. I’ve spent long hours studying human nutrition so you don’t have to — and I’m dedicated to sharing that info in easy, digestible bites. In The Gourmet RD kitchen, you’ll find tips and recipes to help you enjoy cooking craveable, wholesome and nutritious foods.

Nerding out on food

  • MS in Human Nutrition & Dietetics
  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)
  • Professionally Trained in Culinary Arts
  • Recipe Development and Food Photography, Styling & Writing
  • Food and Nutrition Consulting

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