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 individual clients and nutrition education audiences to effortless health-supportive meal solutions. The Advanced Culinary Nutrition Course combines advanced concepts in nutrition science  with meal planning strategy to inflammation, oxidative stress, cardio-metabolic and gastro-intestinal issues.  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. Clicking on registration for either of these courses takes you to Next Level Functional Nutrition for registration. 

Culinary Nutrition Essentials

Next dates for this course will be announced shortly.

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. 

Advanced Culinary Nutrition

Tuesdays 7:45-9:45 PM EST  7/24, 8/14, 9/4, 9/25, 10/16,  2018

Live webinars. Also recorded for self-paced learning.  

This course combines advanced concepts in nutrition science with strategic nutrients and ingredients to address inflammation, oxidative stress, cardio-metabolic and gastro-intestinal issues in clinical practice. Learn how to apply the meal planning frameworks and principles taught in the essentials course to these common nutrition and health situations. This course is designed specifically for clinicians working with individual clients. Some basic elements of nutrigenomics are wound into the course, however unlike our Genomic Kitchen PRO course and Culinary Genomics Certification Program, nutrigenomics is not the focus of teaching. This is the most advanced course  available focusing on the application of culinary nutrition clinical practice. For nutrigenomic-specific courses, see our PRO course and Certification Program

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