Purely Favorites: Amie Valpone
Meet Amie Valpone: Amie Valpone, HHC, AADP is the Editor-in-Chief of www.TheHealthyApple.com; she is a Manhattan based Personal Chef, Culinary Nutritionist, Professional Recipe Developer, Food Photographer and Writer specializing in simple gluten-free and dairy-free ‘Clean’ recipes for the home cook. Amie recently healed herself from a decade of chronic pain, exhausting every doctor in the country and Mayo Clinic; she shares her story of how Clean Eating saved her life and inspires you to Clean up your food, too. Amie lives in Manhattan, NYC where she cooks for a variety of clients including celebrities and people with busy lifestyles who enjoy healthy, fresh food. Amie’s work appears on Martha Stewart, Fox News Health, WebMD, The Huffington Post, The Food Network, Glamour Magazine, Clean Eating Magazine, SHAPE Magazine, Prevention Magazine, Kiwi Magazine and many others.
What’s your philosophy on healthy living? Try to eat ‘whole’ foods – more foods from the ground and not from a box. Try to not eat from a box for a whole day and see how good you feel!
What’s your favorite snack? Avocado with sea salt
Favorite drink? Tazo Passion tea
Favorite workout? Walking in Central Park, NYC
Favorite beauty product? Coconut Oil used for makeup remover!
Favorite vacation destination? Italy- the Amalfi Coast
Favorite flower? Tulips
Favorite kitchen gadget? Food Processor
Favorite book/magazine? I wish I could choose; I have so many! I love ALL food magazines and cookbooks; I get inspired just flipping through the pages!
Favorite item you can’t live without? Fresh lemons; I use them in everything I eat and drink!