Amie Valpone

Amie Valpone, HHC, AADP is a Manhattan based Culinary Marketing Consultant, recipe developer and food writer specializing in Gluten Free and Dairy Free Culinary Nutrition.

After graduating with a B.S in Management from Boston University Business School, Amie  followed her passion for cooking and healthy living through training at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in Manhattan.

Amie shares her passion for and approach to ‘Clean Eating’ by focusing on natural, whole foods and ingredients that are good for you and your body. Through The Healthy Apple, Amie provides balanced, accessible and engaging information on the most basic components of good health.

In addition to The Healthy Apple Culinary Nutrition work, Amie is the Culinary Nutritionist for the NBA Fit Program and writes the column, ‘Healthy Corner’ on the NBA website. Her experience as a Marketing Consultant spans the hotel, spa, restaurant and FMG sectors—creating menus, developing marketing and PR efforts and building brand awareness for her clients. She serves as a brand ambassador for many well-known healthy living companies such as Rudi’s Gluten-Free Bread and Musselman’s Applesauce, contributing to their websites, attending conferences and food expos across the nation on their behalf.  Amie’s insights and advice have appeared on such sites as YahooShine!, WebMD, StyleCaster and Livestrong.com.  Amie is the Recipe Editor for Love With Food, Foodista, Foodily, the NY Times Best Seller Series Skinny Bitch, Healthy Bitch Daily and Gluten-Free Faces as well as the Manhattan Gluten-Free Food Editor for the Examiner.

Posts by Amie Valpone

December 10, 2012

Gluten-Free and Vegan Cilantro Ginger Pasta

Craving a tasty gluten-free pasta? How about a vegan one? This one is both, and it's also perfect for a Meatless Monday lunch or dinner. Enjoy!   Gluten-Free and Vegan Cilantro Ginger Pasta...

June 25, 2012

Gluten Free Crispy Quinoa Bites

If you're looking for a delicious gluten free recipe, try these amazing savory quinoa and black rice tart-like bites. They're vegetarian too! Gluten Free Crispy Quinoa Bites Gluten-Free and...

February 20, 2012

Balsamic Infused Peanut Chickpeas

Here is a healthy, gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan recipe that is quick to whip up and only involves a few fresh ingredients- spinach, tomatoes and a lime. Leave the rest to your pantry and you...

February 6, 2012

Enjoy this delicious vegan and gluten free hummus recipe! Serve warm with crudites, gluten-free crackers and toast. Basil and Brazil Nut Hummus Serves 2 5 cups cauliflower, cut into florets 1 large...

February 1, 2012

Dark Chocolate Maple Almond Bark

A delicate blend of vegan chocolate, raw cacao, maple sugar, crisp almonds, sea salt and almond milk is all you need to create this intense chocolate experience in your mouth. This bark isn't...

January 29, 2012

eggplant fries

I'm a sucker when it comes to eggplant.  I grew up on it and could honestly eat it everyday, especially this time of the year when the weather is getting a bit cooler and a nice comforting...

January 5, 2012

Creamy Chipotle White Bean Burritos

Looking for a gluten-free, vegan and healthy burrito recipe? Look no further; I've got a fun and tasty recipe that will knock your socks off.  Go ahead, dig in n' discover this delicious...

October 31, 2011

apples

Everyday I fall a lil’ bit more in love with candles. They're so comforting...so cozy. Don’t they just seem to make everything so much prettier? I mean, they add such ambiance, such...

October 17, 2011

Lemon Coconut Quinoa with Ginger Hummus

I'm always in the mood for taking a walk on the wild side when it comes to my recipes. I mean, why not, right? Lemon and Coconut in protein-packed Quinoa? I'll take it. Topped with a dollop...

October 14, 2011

Gluten Free and Vegan Cacao Cornbread

Who said comfort food can't be healthy? This dish will satisfy your comfort food cravings and touch your taste buds with a hint of sweetness. Yes, you heard me correct. Cornbread and chocolate...

September 26, 2011

Here's a delicious citrus spritzer for those of you who are still experiencing those last warm days of summer. Perfect with breakfast or brunch. It's healthy and naturally vegan and gluten-...

September 8, 2011

Raspberry Thyme Deviled Eggs

Deviled eggs are always a favorite. Try this easy recipe that's both gluten-free and dairy-free! Raspberry Thyme Deviled Eggs Serves 6 1 dozen eggs 2 tsp. Veganaise (Vegan Mayonnaise) 1 tsp....

August 22, 2011

Tarragon Balsamic Grilled Peaches and Vegetable Platter

It’s a fairly simple dish. I like to keep food simple. Simple is good. Simple is just plain o’ simple and when you’re in a time crunch or you’re not in the mood to create a...

July 26, 2011

Tomato Lime Basil Dressing

It’s all you need for a summertime dish. A lil’ drizzle here n’ there. It’s delish atop fresh summer green salads, grilled veggies and even a nice bowl of fresh fruit. Yes,...

July 16, 2011

Gluten Free Mexican Bean Layer Dip

This sure ain’t your average 7 Layer Dip! No Dairy. No Gluten. Purely Simple n’ Vegetarian. Lots of fresh veggies. Straight from the farmer’s market here in Manhattan. Did I mention...

June 13, 2011

baked fennel crisps

I've always loved the fresh scent of fennel and I've recently had a yearning to start adding it to my warm-weather recipes.  It must be something about this summery June weather that has...

May 4, 2011

edamame hummus

I had an idea for hummus this week. It started with some beans. Then a lil’ edamame. And a whole slew of other tasty fresh veggies n’ herbs. I kept with the Green theme here. Thought it...

April 18, 2011

Carrot Coriander Dip

Not able to digest dairy? No worries. I’ve been livin’ in the non-dairy world since I was a baby and with these fun milky alternatives, there’s no need to shy away from adding them...

March 29, 2011

grilled artichokes

I’m not gunna lie. When I think of artichokes, I think of lots of work in the kitchen and that’s simply time we just don’t have, right? I usually revert to the canned artichokes,...

March 12, 2011

Gluten-Free Kale and Almond Sweet Potato Soup

I've been talking about this soup for quite some time now. And many of you have inquired about it. So, here it is. My latest creation. A soup that can be enjoyed anytime of the day, anytime of the...

March 9, 2011

How To Travel Gluten-Free

A gluten-free lifestyle doesn’t mean that you have to say good-bye to your social calendar. You can still enjoy care-free meals at your favorite restaurants.  Eating gluten-free doesn’t mean...

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