Considering an engaging, entertaining, and action-oriented wellness expert for your program?

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Judy Barbe, Registered Dietitian, Food and Nutrition Consultant

I am a thought leader stimulating solution-oriented conversations on wellness, nutrition, and food waste.
  • Speaker
  • Food waste expert
  • Cooking teacher
  • Media source
  • Recipe developer
  • Writer
  • Author, Your 6-Week Guide to LiveBest, Simple Solutions for Fresh Food & Well-Being

Listen in! A fun team building virtual group cooking class

Rather than attendees doodling and daydreaming, we focus on practical solutions, goal setting, and personal application to initiate behavior change to improve energy, reduce burn out, and increase productivity.

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I've spoken to thousands of people at conferences and webinars.

  • Produce for Better Health

  • Credit Union National Association

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Food and Nutrition

  • National Association of Concessionaires

  • National School Nutrition Annual Conference

  • Alaska State Bar

What they said

"FANTASTIC event today! Judy provided great enthusiasm that was contagious. Thank you so much—our attendees loved it!"
Ryan Crinnigan, Manager, Lifelong Learning and Engagement, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

"Judy, you changed my life! Your pointers and simple tips, delivered with humor and a whole lot of deep culinary knowledge, changed my kitchen forever! I am deeply grateful."
Maria Shroyer, MS, RD, LDN, Delaware WIC Program

"Judy took us to the next level of teamwork with a fun, awesome program. We cooked together virtually for our team building event. It was so great, the team is still talking about it!"
Chris Lorence, Executive Director, Credit Union National Association

"Judy brought authority, relatability, and timely practical guidance. Her approach was personable, the culinary demonstration, entertaining, and empowering. What an exquisite marriage of sound nutrition info/guidance and supportive next steps. She raised the bar, delivering beyond what we expected. A winner! "
Cynthia Moore MS, RDN, CDCES, NBC-HWC Hygeia Wellness Park co-founder

"Judy did a fantastic job! A wonderful session with everyone fully invested in her tips and tricks of confident cooking. She was extremely personable and did an amazing job representing us. I highly recommend her for future events and would love to work with her again."
Ali Cantrell, Alabama Beef

"Judy’s FUN presentation combined science and practical application. She puts her audience at ease while empowering a joyous relationship with food! For a positive shift from your cookie-cutter seminar, I recommend Judy for her professional, entertaining style."
Cara Nichols, conference planner


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Team building cooking classes

>>Personalized cooking classes for team building activities. >>Unique recipes with a healthy twist for brands and commodity organizations.

My recipes and recommendations have been featured on:

  • Reader's Digest
  • Cooking Light
  • The Healthy
  • Prevention
  • USNews
  • MSN
  • Shape
  • NBCNews
  • Woman's Day

What others say

"Judy was fun, engaging, and shared important information that folks need to be aware of. She was an absolute pleasure to work with!"
Jill Rice, meeting planner
"Judy captivated the audience! Her robust portfolio of experiences allows her to engage the audience with her expertise. I recommend her and look forward to working with her again."
Chris Frelund, Iowa Beef Industry Council

"Judy brings a sane approach to topics that sometimes attracts "true believers" on either side of the equation. She presents an imaginative and creative approach where others can get too preachy and complicated. She made the topic of nutrition much more entertaining and exciting than others have forced us to sit through!"
Dan Boerske, FASE, CAE, National Association of Concessionaires

"Judy has the unique ability to take scientific nutrition principles and put them in to easy-to-understand, practical applications for everyday life. She mixes humor with a clear understanding of what it takes to move the needle on behavior change."
Linda Mendoza, RD, CD

"I appreciate Judy's professionalism, experienced insight, and attention to detail. The project was just what we hoped and on time! Working with Judy is a delight!"
Robyn Stuewe, MA, RDN, LD, Midwest Dairy Council

"Judy was an absolute pleasure to work with. Her presentation style was engaging and informative. Her impressive visuals with professional and well-organized. We look forward to working with her again."
Tracey Giambertone, RDN, CDN, Long Island Dietetic Association

"Judy was great! Everyone really loved the presentation!"
Produce for Better Health Foundation

"Judy’s presentation at the Idaho School Nutrition Association conference was so successful; it was touted as the best presentation of the entire conference! Judy’s practical tips on reducing food waste and living your best life combined with her unique ability to connect with all audiences makes her the ultimate speaker for any event."
Chelsea Schoenfelder, Health and Wellness Manager

"Judy's writing is clever, clear, and fresh. Great word selection and tone!"
inTEAM associates

"Judy's the most organized, professional and engaging speaker that I've worked with in almost 30 years of community nutrition! She exceeded expectations of the planning committee and participants. As the main speaker for an afternoon workshop, Judy educated and entertained. A true test of her skills is that attendees asked insightful questions during the breaks and stayed until the program finished...on a Saturday afternoon!"
Anne Goetze, RDN, FAND, Director of Nutrition Affairs, Oregon Dairy and Nutrition Council

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