Meet Kayla

who: kayla. born & raised on the westside of cincinnati. sister to one. cat mom to Olive. daughter to chief keith & chef mel. 

what: lover of food (sweet potatoes, avocado, pb, overnight oats, + warm skillet cookies). group fitness instructor (cycle, barre, cardio/strength training). registered dietitian. runner. golfer. reader. novice crafter. also, i hate peas and i don't see that changing anytime soon.

where: you’ll find me at trader joe’s daily, smale park for early morning runs, weekend brunch all over, diva nails for self-care, chicago for weekend trips, and my mom’s kitchen for the best baked goods in the city.

why: to bring you wholesome, nutritious, and (ideally) realistic meals / snacks / plans & movement for a well-balanced lifestyle.

by way of:
Saint Louis University (B.S. Nutrition & Dietetics
Loyola University of Chicago (M.S. Medical Dietetics / post-graduate dietetic internship)
Registered Dietitian (ACEND)
Licensed Dietitian (Ohio)


& finally, to quote two of my food heroes: 

“People who love to eat are always the best people” – Julia Child

“I’m an eatie, not a foodie” – Jim Gaffigan