Katie Cavuto, RD
Katie Cavuto is a registered dietitian, chef, freelance writer, and mom.
It is Katie’s mission to use her unique skill set as a dietitian and chef to teach others how easy it can be to live a healthy lifestyle. Her goal is to inspire people to fall in love with food again. She promotes a food philosophy that celebrates real food and good quality ingredients, which she believes is the key to nourishing your body and soul. As a chef she is an energetic advocate of cooking and she encourages her clients to enjoy their time spent in the kitchen. She hopes to excite her clients through her love of food and to provide them with the tools they need to make lasting lifestyle changes. Her approachable personality and her ability to translate nutrition into approachable messages has landed Katie on local and national TV and in print as an expert in her field.
Katie grew up outside of Philadelphia, PA. Years of competitive gymnastics sparked her interest in nutrition. She realized early on that she could not be a good dietitian without a better understanding of food. After traveling through Europe and solidifying her love for food, her quest for culinary knowledge led her to Johnson and Wales University in Providence Rhode Island. She graduated with an AS in Culinary Arts and a BS in Culinary Nutrition. Upon graduation she was accepted to Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts were she successfully completed a Masters Degree in Clinical Nutrition and became a Registered Dietitian.
Katie is the president/owner of Healthy Bites, which offers nutrition and culinary services with the goal of facilitating long term healthy lifestyle changes. Katie has taught nutrition at West Chester University. She is the nutrition adviser for Unite for Her, a foundation that supports breast cancer patients by providing them with services like in-home cooking classes, grocery shopping lessons and more. She does regular cooking segment on local and national TV. Her writing and recipes have been showcased nationally in O the Oprah Magazine, Family Circle Magazine, Parents Magazine, Fitness Magazine, Women’s Health Magazine, Health Magazine, Eating Well Magazine, All Recipes Magazine, Oxygen Magazine, Newsweek, Food Network’s Healthy Eats, US News and World Report Eat and Run Blog, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philly.com, and Philadelphia Magazine, to name a few. She was awarded Philadelphia Magazine’s “Best of Philly 2009 – Best Meal Delivery Service,” “Best of Philly 2011 – Best Breakfast Sandwich,” and most recently “Best of Philly 2012 – Nutritionist.”
Katie is the dietitian for the Philadelphia Phillies and Flyers. She was one of 10 finalists on season 5 of The Next Food Network Star.
She has a three year old son, Hudson and they enjoy spending time together playing, cooking and tending to their city garden.