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Registered Dietitians and BFFs. Healthy cooking and other lovely things. Join Wendy and Jess as they work towards making this world a healthier place, one meal at a time.

Registered Dietitians and BFFs. Healthy cooking and other lovely things. Join Wendy and Jess as they work towards making this world a healthier place, one meal at a time.
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Registered Dietitians and BFFs. Healthy cooking and other lovely things. Join Wendy and Jess as they work towards making this world a healthier place, one meal at a time.




Body Acceptance After Birth w/ Angela Garbes

Want to know how to get to a healthier place after having children? Angela Garbes is a journalist and the author of Like a Mother: A Feminist Journey Through the Science and Culture of Pregnancy. Many of you mamas have told us about your struggles with body changes after pregnancy, so Angela will be discussing practical ways to practice body acceptance after having children, & much more! Schedule a free 20 minute consultation with The Financial Gym over at & get...


Racial Bias in Healthcare w/ Maya Feller

Today we’re talking with Maya Feller, a Registered Dietitian specializing in chronic disease prevention. Maya shares her approachable, real food based solutions to millions of people through regular speaking engagements and as a nutrition expert on The Dr. Oz Show and Good Morning America. We’ll be talking with Maya about medical bias, negative health narratives that affect people of color, how to honor culture through food... PLUS getting your kids on board with the meals you’re making, and...


How Do Bloggers Make Money

This week on the podcast we are talking about monetizing your blog! Some of you guys want to start your own blogs or want to start generating income with your existing blog, and we’re here to help. We’ll be talking about the mindset you need as you go into blogging, the different ways to generate income, & strategies to increase your fanbase. In addition to sharing our thoughts, we also interviewed some of the best in the business, including Jocelyn Delk Adams from Grandbaby Cakes and Sonja...


Getting to the Core of Emotional Eating w/ Ali Shapiro

Would you believe us if we said that emotional eating has little to do with food? Our podcast guest this week, Ali Shapiro, has crafted a career out of helping women make "truce with food." Ali is a holistic nutritionist, integrative health coach, and cancer survivor. In this episode, Ali shares why health is about more than discipline & willpower, why people eat when they aren't hungry, the role of stress responses, and how to cultivate resilience and begin healing our relationship with...


Sustainable Beauty & Black Wealth w/ Dr. Kristian Henderson

In this week's podcast episode we talk to Dr. Kristian Henderson, the Founder & CEO of BLK+GRN, an all-natural marketplace by all-black artisans. Kristian shares a lot about her challenges as a black woman entrepreneur, the intersections between wellness and black families, entrepreneurship, building generational wealth, and her helpful strategy for shopping your values. Get 15% off CBD cookie dough (& more) at with code FOODHEAVEN at checkout.


Balanced Eating on a Budget w/ Budget Bytes

Did you know that you can freeze cheese, bread, tomato sauce...even tofu? In this week's podcast episode we talk to the OG budget eating guru, Beth Moncel of @budgetbytes.⁠ Tune in to learn how you can eat a balanced diet and save money at the same time. In this episode, we'll cover⁠:⁠ Beth's process for creating budget-friendly recipes...that actually taste good⁠, the birth of the Budget Bytes blog and how Beth grew it to a full-time hustle⁠, Beth's cooking philosophy in 3 words + her...


Troubleshooting Intuitive Eating w/ Alissa Rumsey

If you are like many of our listeners, you love the idea of intuitive eating, but you still have questions. Many of you email saying that you are having trouble applying intuitive eating to your life. Or that the "lack of structure" makes you feel unsettled. Others wonder if there is space for weight loss with intuitive eating. On today's episode, we go beyond the basics with intuitive eating expert and award-winning registered dietitian nutritionist Alissa Rumsey. As a Certified Intuitive...


Beauty Standards, Sex, Body Image, Relationships w/ Melissa Fabello

Today we’re talking with Dr. Melissa Fabello, a social justice activist whose work focuses on body politics, beauty culture, sex, and eating disorders. As a digital creator, Melissa develops online content to challenge others to unpack oppressive ideology around food, bodies, and beauty. We'll be talking about ways that poor body image and disordered eating manifest sexually, how partners help to build trust and connection within the relationship when one partner is experiencing body...


We We All Need Therapy w/ Stacey Younge

Today we’re talking with Stacey Younge, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker & the owner of Sixth Street Wellness, her private practice in NYC. She specializes in depression, anxiety and trauma using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. In this episode, we talk about normalizing therapy, how to find the right therapist, things you can do to improve your mental health & more! Use Promo Code FOODHEAVEN for 50% off and free shipping on your first order of Manitoba Harvest Broad Spectrum Hemp Extract...


Radical Fitness w/ Lindsey Page

Our guest this week is Lindsey Page, a personal trainer and the founder of Radically Fit - a gym for the LGTBQ/POC/Body Positive community, based in Oakland, CA. We talk about creating safe and inclusive fitness spaces, doing fitness without a weight loss agenda, why not having mirrors in the gym may actually be a great thing, and more! Find the full episode and the show notes over at Sponsors: Manitoba Harvest, Promo Code FOODHEAVEN for 50% off and...


Raising Your Children to Eat Intuitively w/ Emily Fonnesbeck

Our guest this week is Emily Fonnesbeck - a Registered Dietitian and mother of three - who owns her own private practice in Logan, Utah. She is passionate about helping individuals create a peaceful relationship with food and their body, building confidence in their own natural ability to know how to eat. Having made the switch from a weight-centered counselor to an intuitive eating counselor, Emily knows a thing or two about getting your family (and kids!) on board with a whole new...


Owning Your Style At Any Size w/ Wintana Kiros

Today we have Wintana Kiros on the podcast. Wintana is a Registered Dietitian, stylist, former runway model, and founder of Reset Lifestyle. Her business focuses on helping individuals regain their well-being, and she uses her experience in the fashion industry to help clients build the confidence to feel good, look good, and do good. Join us as we talk with Wintana about owning your style at any size, and why it’s important to dress for your current body. Plus, we’ll touch on being stylish...


Answering all Your Questions: Part 2

Guess what? Today is part TWO of our listener Q&A and we’ve got another great mix of questions! We’ll be talking about intermittent fasting, the safety of MSG, interventions for inflammation, our natural hair routine, second career success stories, and a popular question: meal plans- yes or no? Enjoy and find the full list of resources mentioned during the episode at Sponsor codes: Go to to get 15% off your first purchase of...


Answering all Your Questions: Part 1

Today we are really excited to answer your most pressing questions related to nutrition & wellness. We cover topics from ranging from troubleshooting intuitive eating & HAES, addressing food preferences, to switching careers, and more! Don’t forget to leave a review!! Find the full post over at Here's are some inclusive, feel good IG accounts to follow: Lizzo...


Transforming Media w/ Carolyn Kylstra

In today's episode, we talk with the Editor-in-Chief of SELF magazine, Carolyn Kylstra. Over the past two years, SELF has made a very public stance about the lack of diversity in the wellness space-- and they've been working hard to make their platform more inclusive. Join us as we talk with Carolyn about the shifting landscape of media (and why representation matters). Plus, we'll deep dive into topics like medical racism, weight stigma, and white privilege. Find the full post over at...


Financial Literacy & Wellness with Mabel Nuñez

Today we're talking all about financial health and literacy with Mabel Nuñez! We'll get into how finances have an effect on physical and mental health, practical ways people can live more frugally, without feeling like they’re living out of a jar, how to build credit, how to build generational wealth in our families and communities & MORE! Mabel is the founder of Girl$ on The Money - a stock market investing education company for women, minorities, and other underrepresented individuals in...


Is BMI BS? w/ Rebecca Scritchfield

We're BACK! In our first episode of season 7, we're tackling the science behind Body Mass Index (also known as BMI). Tune in to learn the answer to the question you've all been asking: Is BMI bulls*t? Our special guest for this episode is Rebecca Scritchfield, registered dietitian, certified exercise physiologist, author of Body Kindness, and host of the Body Kindness podcast. Through her weight-inclusive counseling practice, she helps people make peace with food, find the joy in exercise,...


Season Closing and Recap: When Healthy Eating Becomes an Obsession w/ Christy Harrison

Is it possible to be too obsessed with healthy eating? Today we talk with non-diet dietitian Christy Harrison about a condition known as orthorexia, which is when people have an unhealthy preoccupation with healthy eating. Christy is the perfect person to talk to about this condition because she's both a registered dietitian nutritionist and certified intuitive eating counselor. She's also the host of the popular Food Psych Podcast, which explores people's relationships with food and paths...


E68: Black & Brown Skincare with Dr. Michelle Henry

Today we're talking with dermatologist Dr. Michelle Henry about the unique needs of black and brown skin, and how we can maintain good skin health. We talk about which foods keep our skin flourishing, the best products to help maintain healthy skin, nutrition advice for people with skin issues, how to prep our skin for the cooler and warmer months & MORE! Full post at: Shoutout to our sponsors: Four Sigmatic – discount code...


E67: The Nutrition Entrepreneur w/ Keri Glassman

Joining us today is Keri Glassman, MS, RD, CDN. Keri is a Registered Dietitian & the founder and CEO of Nutritious Life, a lifestyle and media company devoted to helping individuals discover and live their most nutritious (and happy) lives. Today, we are talking with Keri about her 8 Pillars of Health, PLUS her key strategies for success as a nutrition entrepreneur. Find the full post over at Shout out to our sponsor: Thrive Market:...