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Ellie Krieger          

Dietitian, Best-selling Author & Television Host

Host and executive producer of the Public Television cooking series “Ellie’s Real Good Food,” and well known as the host of Food Network’s hit show “Healthy Appetite,” Ellie Krieger is the one of the leading nutritionists in the media today, helping people find the sweet spot where delicious and healthy meet.

Ellie's extensive work in the media has earned her a loyal following and national recognition. She speaks regularly at high profile events around the country and has appeared as a guest expert on dozens of national television programs, including The Today Show, Good Morning America, The CBS Early Show, Live with Regis & Kelly, CNN, CNN HLNs Morning Express, ABC News Now and Dr. Oz.

A registered dietitian, Ellie earned her B.S. in clinical nutrition from Cornell and her master’s in nutrition education from Teacher’s College Columbia University. Ellie was an adjunct professor at New York University in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health. In her years in private practice, she counseled a variety of clients, from homemakers and CEOs to notable celebrities.

She was at the forefront of First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” campaign, invited by Mrs. Obama's team to head up a nutrition education initiative at the “Healthy Kids Fair” on the Whitehouse lawn. In 2010 on behalf of the Food Network, Ellie testified before the House Committee on Agriculture about nutrition, healthy eating and the growing epidemic of childhood obesity.

She is a New York Times best-selling, James Beard Foundation and IACP award winning author of six cookbooks. Her most recent is You Have it Made: Delicious, Healthy Do-Ahead Meals, which was released in 2016. Her next book, Whole in One: Complete, Healthy Meals in a Single Pot, Sheet Pan, or Skillet, is set to be released in October of 2019.

Ellie is a weekly columnist for The Washington Post and she has been a columnist for Fine Cooking, Food Network magazine and USA Today. She has appeared in countless other mainstream publications including People, USA Weekend, Self, Womens Health, Fitness, Better Homes & Gardens, Readers Digest, Real Simple, More, Health, Parenting, Cooking Light, First and Prevention.


Chef and author Ellie Krieger talks food with Kidsday | Newsday

Ellie Krieger in her Manhattan test kitchen with Kidsday reporters, left to right, Syasia Johnson, Yeslin Javier, Jennifer Portillo and Michelle Moya. (Credit: ...

Ellie Krieger's East Meets West Brisket - TODAY.com

Ellie Krieger's East Meets West Brisket. Ellie Krieger. Jan. 15, 2016 at 5:00 AM. East Meets West brisket recipe by Ellie Krieger Samantha Okazaki / TODAY.

Dietitian Ellie Krieger on eating better in 2016 - The Washington Post

Hoping to start the year off with a healthier lifestyle? Krieger, a healthful eating columnist for The Washington Post's Local Living section, is here to help.

Farm Show 2019: Cookbook author Ellie Krieger to take stage at Culinary Connection

Every year the PA Preferred Culinary Connection stage cooks up a celebrity appearance at the Pennsylvania Farm Show. The 2019 show will welcome cookbook author and television host Ellie Krieger.

When Ellie Krieger makes a chocolate treat, she just crushes it

A melt-in-your-mouth chocolate confection with a cookie-like crunch, the haystack comes across as exacting to make, yet all that’s involved is coating shredded wheat cereal in melted chocolate and mounding the mixture into small piles onto a tray.

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