August 12, 2015

Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RDN

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Janice is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist cookbook author whose mission is to share her love of simple and healthy cooking. Her goal is to teach others how easy and fun it is to whip up fast, nutritious, and tasty meals to share with family and friends.

As co-founder of Janice spent 15 years helping busy families eat a healthy and delicious diet through her radio podcast, Cooking with the Moms (nominated by IACP as the best Culinary Audio Program of 2011), information-packed blog, Meal Makeover Moms’ Kitchen, and five family-friendly cookbooks. In 2015, she was awarded the Media Excellence Award from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Now, Janice plans to share her love of cooking through hands-on cooking classes and cooking videos. She is very excited to experiment with a plant-based ingredient that has been used for medicinal purposes for centuries…stay tuned for more information!

Janice is past president of the Massachusetts Dietetic Association and past chair of the Food & Culinary Professionals practice group of The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She received her undergraduate degree in Food & Nutrition from University of Maine, and her Master of Science in Nutrition from Boston University. She has completed training both at the Culinary Institute of America and the Intermediate Wine Program at Boston University.

Janice formerly served as nutrition consultant to the U.S. Senate Restaurants and Boston Harbor Hotel and is a member of the Nutrition Advisory Boards at Dunkin Brands, Johnson & Wales University, and the National Turkey Federation. Janice is the mother of two girls and lives in Melrose, Massachusetts, where she enjoys testing recipes, conducting cooking classes and events, and entertaining friends with her husband, Don, in their newly renovated kitchen.