“ Like you, I found following a gluten-free diet overwhelming, in the beginning. I created this site to provide easy to follow, up to date information on living gluten-free. Delicious safe gluten-free recipes/products, dining out and travel tips are just around the corner.”
-Marlisa Brown, MS, RD, CDE, CDN
Registered Dietitian | Certified Diabetes Educator | Chef | Author
Marlisa is an international speaker, with over twenty five years culinary experience and she has made numerous television appearances which include 5 years on “International Healthy Cooking” for The American Heart Association. She is a member of the dLife TV Professional Council as author of “Gluten-Free Hassle-Free”. Marlisa has a graduate degree in nutrition and a bachelor’s degree in marketing from C.W. Post/Long Island University and has also studied at the Culinary Institute of America. She was recently honored as an outstanding alumni at C.W. Post/Long Island University.
Marlisa is president of Total Wellness Inc., a private nutrition consulting company specializing in, culinary programs, corporate wellness, diabetes, weight loss, preventive medicine, medical nutrition therapy and sports nutrition which has included work with the NY Jets.
Marlisa is author of “Gluten-Free Hassle Free” and “Easy, Gluten-Free” and she has contributed to many publications including; Salute, Scholastic, Shape, Food Service Management, Newsday, Weight Training for Dummies, and Sports Nutrition Medicine and Rehabilitation . She has also written and provided segments in many programs including, Richard Simmons Food Mover Program, cookbooks, recipe cards and web site, Jorge Cruises’ 3-Hour Diet Cookbook, Leslie Sansone's’Walk Away the Pounds, the Turbo cooker and Kathy Smiths’ Project You II (The Diabetic Fitness Solution).
She has served as an officer on many boards, which include; past president and public relations chair of The New York State Dietetic Association and New York State Media Representative for The American Dietetic Association. Marlisa is also the recipient of the emerging dietetic leader award from the American Dietetic Association and community service award from C.W. Post/Long Island University.
*Available for presentations, workshops and culinary demos