Applied culinary nutrition translates basic and advanced nutrition science to the plate through organized culinary frameworks, target ingredients and time-tested educational strategies. Our Culinary Nutrition Essentials Course focuses on building meal planning structure into your practice, enabling you to efficiently guide your clients to effortless health-supportive meal solutions. Our Advanced Culinary Nutrition Course takes a functional nutrition approach to applying meal planning strategy to manage inflammation, oxidative stress, cardio-metabolic issues and more. Choose either course, or buy as a package. Our Applied Culinary Nutrition courses are taught in partnership with Susan Allen, CCN, RDN, Next Level Functional Nutrition

Culinary Nutrition Essentials

Tuesdays 7:45 -9:45 PM EST.  Session dates: 4/17, 5/1, 5/15, 5/29

Live webinars. Also recorded for self-paced learning. 

Learn how to incorporate “grab and go” culinary frameworks, recipes, meal planning and counseling techniques into your practice, enabling your clients to quickly stand on their own “food feet.”  This course helps you leverage your time and energy through our teaching strategy, free online nutrition and culinary resources, additional meal planning programs and by working with supporting professionals. Designed specifically for busy clinicians and educators, we provide proven techniques to successfully translate your nutrition expertise into your clients’ kitchens and onto their plates. 

Four Sessions (8 hours)

  • Build a series of customizable culinary-nutrition frameworks to organize your recipes and counseling strategies
  • Choose and adapt recipes to populate your culinary-nutrition frameworks
  • Leverage free online resources to organize and tag recipes for a variety of health issues
  • Use personalized online resources to facilitate your counseling and meal planning
  • Work with simple food and culinary strategies to help your clients stand on their own "food feet"


  • 8 hours of detailed teaching with accompanying slides and handouts
  • Visual roadmap pack of teaching/counseling tools
  • Private Pinterest board
  • Portfolio of recipes reflecting principles presented during the course
  • Optional discounted subscription to our Nutrition Roadmap database for clinicians and nutrition experts 

8 CPEs for RDNs

This course is offered in partnership with Next Level Functional Nutrition. 

Registration link will take you to our partner's website, Next Level Functional Nutrition, to register for the course

Advanced Culinary Nutrition

 Tuesdays 7:45-9:45 PM EST  7/24, 8/14, 9/4, 9/25, 10/16

Live webinars. Also recorded for self-paced learning.  

Our advanced course focuses on integrating strategic nutrients and ingredients in clinical practice. Learn how to apply the frameworks and principles taught in the essentials course to common nutrition and health situations. This course will increase ability to  apply cutting edge nutrition science to recipes, meal planning and counseling services. This is the most advanced culinary nutrition course available for clinical practice. 

Five Sessions (10 hours)

  • 10 hours of evidence-based nutrition science and applied culinary protocols
  • Detailed reviews of applications of current nutrition science to cell biology and biochemistry
  • Use of target nutrients and polyphenols to improve health outcomes
  • Culinary nutrition protocols to manage oxidative stress
  • Nutrition and culinary management for inflammation: Four strategies
  • Applying culinary nutrition and nutrigenomic principles to detoxification protocols
  • Applied culinary nutrition for cardio-metabolic issues: Science, strategy and a new ingredient toolbox
  • The microbiome, implications of current nutrition science and culinary nutrition strategy
  • How to use culinary frameworks and counseling techniques to navigate food sensitivities 


  • Detailed Nutrition Roadmaps for clinical practice and client education
  • Clinic to plate case study
  • Interactive live discussions with functional nutrition expert, Susan Allen, RD CCN
  • Extensive citations

10 CPEs for RDNs