Are you sometimes confused about what to eat? Does it seem like nutritionists are always changing their minds? Do you want to lose weight but don’t know where to look, or what to believe? Almost everyone I know answers yes to at least one of these questions. Yet decades of research and thousands of studies have shown that approximately 80% of chronic conditions such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and stroke can be prevented through modifiable lifestyle changes like diet. Eighty percent! So why are people continuing to gain weight and suffering from preventable diseases that compromise their wellbeing and longevity? As a health expert and food personality, I write, speak, teach, and cook to help put an end to nutrition confusion. I’m so glad you found me! Please poke around my website to see the different ways I help people harness the power of food to live their healthiest, most delicious lives. You, too, can enjoy a longer life, free of chronic disease, by learning to balance the science of nutrition with the pleasure of eating. We’ll do it, together, one delectable bite at a time.

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Summer on a Plate: Caprese, Meet Peaches

Tomato and Peach Salad

Luscious peaches dripping with juice come together with sweet summer tomatoes, local mozzarella, and basil for a sumptuous summer salad. Make it now. It doesn’t get much prettier or simpler than this. In a feast for the eyes as well as the palate, this ravishing play on caprese salad screams summer with the addition of juicy peaches. The traditional ingredients…

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I cooked my heart out for the extraordinary Nigella Lawson (aka, the Domestic Goddess) in the search for America's "best undiscovered cook" on ABC's 2015 season of The Taste. You can now download episodes here. (I'm in episodes 1 through 4 and am especially prominent in episode 4.)

PK Newby on The Taste


Thanksgiving PSA: Deep Fried Turkey (May Include William Shatner)

Wild Turkeys in Bosotn | PK Newby

In the interest of safety—and because how often can you see William Shatner rap and burn?—I bring to you this Thanksgiving Public Service Announcement for those who live to deep fry their bird. Worth reiterating the final line: “Fire, metal, oil, and turkey are glorious in harmony but their power is unrelenting in careless hands.” Be safe, my friends, and…

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