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Ellie Krieger

2014 Speaker

Ellie Krieger is the host of Food Network’s & Cooking Channel’s popular “Healthy Appetite” and author of the New York Times best-selling and IACP and James Beard Award winning “THE FOOD YOU CRAVE: Luscious Recipes for a Healthy Life.”Krieger is also author of “SO EASY: Luscious Healthy Recipes for Every Meal of the Week,” an immediate New York Times best-seller, “Small Changes Big Results , Comfort Food Fix,” and her most recent release and 2014 James Beard Award Nominee “Weeknight Wonders .” Krieger has been at the forefront of First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” campaign from the beginning, when Mrs. Obama’s team personally invited her to head up a nutrition education activity during the “Healthy Kids Fair” at the White House in 2010.  Since then, Krieger participated in the launch of the “Chefs Move to Schools” program, where she helped harvest the White House vegetable garden. She has also teamed up with the School Nutrition Association and has taken action at a grass roots level with her daughter’s New York City public school.  A registered dietitian, Krieger has a master’s degree in nutrition from Columbia University and completed her undergraduate degree at Cornell University. She was an adjunct professor at New York University in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health. @ellie_krieger