Learn how to think like a dietitian with the heart of a foodie!

Through food demos, 1 on 1 coaching, and seminars, Sarah can teach you how to make food a joyful experience while meeting nutrition needs. Your food doesn’t go through you: it becomes a part of you!

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Food can be easy, delicious, and nourishing

WhyFoodWorks was launched to help people understand why and how different foods have an impact on everything from mood to strength, because knowing what’s happening can help to nudge good choices.

Most people need a plan and accountability to make lasting habit change – businesses in the DC Metro region can hire Sarah to provide engaging presentations as part of their wellness programs, and meet with employees to create an individualized outline with specific goals for living better.

Seminars include custom combinations of the following:

Lunch & Learn
Presentations

A 1 hour class on the topic of your choice, with optional food demos. Employees are presented with information about topics that are frequently misunderstood or newly featured in the media in an easy to understand way with plenty of opportunity for interaction.

One-on-One
Coaching

Sessions can be 20 or 30 minutes, and offer time for employees to ask specific questions, pinpoint problem areas, and make a plan with specific steps to adjust lifestyle to fit their goals.

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The Blog

A great place to find science-based information about health topics, food tips, recipes, and how-to’s in a format that’s fun to read.

One Pot No-Boil Pasta Bake

One Pot No-Boil Pasta Bake

One Pot No-Boil Pasta Bake - This cozy pasta bake allows for easy prep and not too much cleaning - plus, it's very versatile! Feel free to add ground meat like beef or turkey (cook before the veggies), swap in different veggies (eggplant...

Eggs 101: a guide to nature’s most versatile food

Eggs 101: a guide to nature’s most versatile food

first or not, the egg has it all What other food could be crispy or creamy, sweet or savory, entree feature or humble ingredient, light and fluffy or dense and heavy?  I can’t think of a single one, so I’m staking my claim right now: eggs are the most versatile food...

Single-serving cheesecake

Single-serving cheesecake

Single-serving cheesecake - This version of a cheesecake is light and airy, with the same lemony sweet flavor as a classic cheesecake. Between the yogurt and the egg it has at least 23g of protein, and about 40g carbs from the yogurt, honey,...

Hi, I’m Sarah!

A few things you may not know about me:

I’ve been a potter for 8 years and counting, and a farmer for 2 – both provide depth and joy to my food world!

My favorite weekend treat is a latte and a fresh, classic
croissant.

I have a German shepherd mutt named Norman who has one pointy ear and one floppy ear, which makes him super adorable and never too serious.

I’m a little obsessed with home renovation and decoration, and finally have a fixer upper of my own to practice on!

Thank you Sarah for presenting such practical and timely information to our staff. You have a great talent for keeping the discussion lively and the information useful and fun to learn. You got rave reviews!

Sarah was very knowledgeable and helpful to me. I look forward to working with her in the near should I need assistance in determining or setting goals for myself in the future.

Sarah is fantastic–very easy to speak with and helpful in giving attainable goals and very knowledgeable. I really am happy and thankful to have her as my coach!

She is encouraging and very helpful, which makes her easy to talk to. She knows what she is talking about and I trust her guidance.

Sarah was lovely to talk to and had clear actionable suggestions. I look forward to talking with her again.

Featured Recipes

One Pot No-Boil Pasta Bake

One Pot No-Boil Pasta Bake

One Pot No-Boil Pasta Bake - This cozy pasta bake allows for easy prep and not too much cleaning - plus, it's very versatile! Feel free to add ground meat like beef or turkey (cook before the veggies), swap in different veggies (eggplant...

Single-serving cheesecake

Single-serving cheesecake

Single-serving cheesecake - This version of a cheesecake is light and airy, with the same lemony sweet flavor as a classic cheesecake. Between the yogurt and the egg it has at least 23g of protein, and about 40g carbs from the yogurt, honey,...

Vegetarian mini “meatloaf”

Vegetarian mini “meatloaf”

Vegetarian mini "meatloaf" - These little loaves bake up in a muffin tin, perfect for portioning at dinner, or stocking in the freezer. While they lack in meat, they pack in protein all the same, as a vegetarian-friendly option! -...

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