2019 Expo

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2019 COOKING STAGE

10:30am

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Tropical Smoothie Cafe

Tropical Smoothie Cafe’s menu boasts bold, flavorful food and smoothies with a healthy appeal, all made to order from the freshest ingredients. We find that superior, simple ingredients including real fruit and veggies set our smoothies apart from the others. And our toasted wraps, sandwiches, flatbreads and gourmet salads are made fresh with high quality meats and cheeses and topped with fresh produce and flavorful sauces.

Combine that with a fun atmosphere and unparalleled hospitality and you can see why people return again and again for the Tropical Smoothie Cafe experience.

Recipe: Blueberry Bliss™, Island Green®, and *NEW*  Mango Turmeric Smoothies

11:30am - 1:30pm

Jessica Deluise, MHS, PA-C

Jessica has a Masters degree in health science and practices as a medical physician assistant.  She founded Eat Your Way to Wellness as a platform to educate and counsel clients.  Food is the foundation for good health and by choosing quality ingredients and fueling your body with proper nutrition you can look and feel your best. More than that, Jessica wants to dispel the myth that "health food" is boring or bland. 

Jessica leads workshops, contributes media content, and works with various lifestyle brands. ​By working with Jessica, you'll stop using the word "healthy" and start using "wellness".

Recipe #1: Instant Pot Tumeric Butternut Squash Mac N' Cheese &

Recipe #2: Keto the Right Way with Chicken, Olive, Tomato Bites with Keto Pesto

1:30pm

Katie Brown, Food Blogger

Katie Brown is a local food blogger, food photographer, certified health coach and social media consultant and fitness instructor! She is the creator of Real Food with Gratitude, LLC - a food blog website and Instagram focused on eating real food and living a balanced lifestyle to keep your mind, body and soul happy and healthy. She wants to show others that eating healthy doesn't have to be hard and time consuming but that it can actually be quick and easy by incorporating carbs, fats, protein and greens in each meal and actually enjoy it. Its all about making small changes for a big impact. 

Recipe: Coconut Crusted Chicken Tenders with Roasted Balsamic Brussel Sprouts

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Emily will help you find your definition of a balanced plate with an interactive exercise while Virginia This Morning's very own Shayne Rogers of Shaynefully Delicious will be cooking "Egg Roll in a Bowl: A healthier recipe to one of your favorite take out treats that could be a snack or a full meal. 

2:30pm

Emily Maines, MPH, RD

Clinical Dietician: Outpatient Nutrition Clinic

Eating For You! A Balanced Diet to Fuel Your Lifestyle

Recipe: Egg Roll in a Bowl