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Susan Greeley, RD, Institute of Culinary Education

Susan Greeley is a registered dietitian and chef-instructor at the Institute of Culinary Education. She has been a registered dietitian nutritionist for 25 years. She published the cookbook Cooking With Trader Joe’s: Lighten Up! in 2012 and contributes to blog posts and podcasts for FitBit as a nutrition expert and consultant. Susan holds a master’s degree in nutrition communication from Tufts University and bachelor of science in dietetics from Miami University. She began teaching for ICE’s Health-Supportive Culinary Arts program in 2021 and is passionate about creative cooking and nutrition education. Find her on Instagram and LinkedIn.

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All Contributions from Susan Greeley, RD, Institute of Culinary Education (6)

What Are Hearts of Palm?

Hearts of palm are the delicate white stalks harvested from the inner cores of palm trees. The tender veggies have been consumed…

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What Is Jicama? How to Enjoy the Refreshing, Juicy Root Vegetable

Jicama—also called Chinese yam, yam bean root, Mexican potato, fon goot, or sicama—is a root vegetable native to Mexico and Central America….

A whole bulb of the root vegetable jicama, on a light blue background, with matchstick-cut slices of peeled jicama beside it see article

What Are Collard Greens, and How Do You Cook Them?

Collard greens, or collards, are a leafy green vegetable like lettuce, Swiss chard, and spinach. Along with mustard greens, turnips, and cabbage,…

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What Is Wild Rice, and How Do You Cook It?

Wild rice comes from the seed of an aquatic grass plant, the grains of which are harvested as wild rice. It is…

Wild rice in a bag and scoop on a wooden table see article

What Are Beets, and How Do You Cook Them?

Beets, aka beetroots, are a highly nutritious root vegetable related to Swiss chard. Grown for both the edible leaves and root, they…

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Get to Know Swiss Chard: Top Tips and Recipes

Chard, also called Swiss chard, is a leafy green that comes from a variety of beets grown for the edible stems and…

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