Cool Food Panel

We're excited to introduce our 2015 Cool Food Panel—a mix of food experts and bloggers here to share recipes, stories, videos and tips throughout the year!

Meet the Panel:

Katie Workman of The Mom 100

Katie Workman of is the author of Dinner Solved! and The Mom 100 Cookbook. She is also the founding editor in chief of; a regular contributor to NPR; columnist for the Associated Press, Cooking Light, Eating Well, and, and a food writer whose articles have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Everyday with Rachael Ray, New York magazine, The Daily Beast, and many others. She also posts regularly on her blog, She sits on the board of City Harvest, New York’s leading food rescue nonprofit, and lives with her husband and two children in New York City. Be sure to follow Katie on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and YouTube!

Ashley Cote of Spoonful of Flavor

Ashley is a food and travel writer, recipe developer and photographer. She is always up for a new adventure, loves developing new recipes and craves unique food and wine. She shares her favorite recipes at Spoonful of Flavor, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.




Chef Billy Parisi of Billy Parisi

Hello, I'm Billy Parisi, but to some I'm known as "Chef Billy Parisi."  I do a little bit of this and a little bit of that, but for the most part I'm a Food & Content Creator, Sometimes TV Host, Digital and Social Strategist, Influencer, Picture Taker, Coffee Drinker, Daddy, Husband, College Sports Enthusiast, Fashionisto, Film & Music Lover! Be sure to follow Billy on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and YouTube

Silvia Martinez of Mama Latina Tips
Silvia, a wife and mom of two, is one of a unique and small group of bilingual mom bloggers in the U.S.! She founded in April 2009 and is partner and editor-in-chief of DisneylandiaAlDia.comSee her traditional Mexican and Latino food-inspired recipes and more at Mama Latina TipsFacebook, Twitter, Pinterest and YouTube!




Angie McGowan of Eclectic Recipes

Angie is a mom of two and her personal food blog, Eclectic Recipes, is where she shares the recipes from her kitchen. She also has many recipes that can be found at Babble’s Family Kitchen. She hasn’t had any formal training in food, and is a stay at home mom who loves to cook for her family. She creates recipes that are fun and easy with ingredients that are easy to find. She creates lots of recipes for various brands such as Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Jimmy Dean, Yoplait and more. Follow Angie on Eclectic RecipesFacebookTwitter or Pinterest


Kristina LaRue RD, CSSD, LDN, CLT of Love and Zest

Kristina is a consultant sports RD to the Orlando Magic and the University of Central Florida for Tara Gidus Nutrition Consulting. She specializes in sports nutrition, weight management, food sensitivities and intolerances, and eating disorders. Kristina appears regularly as a nutrition expert on Fox 35 Orlando. She is a co-author of the Flat Belly Cookbook for Dummies and writes the food and nutrition blog Love & Zest,, where she shares recipes, life, and nutrition. She graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics. As a registered dietitian she holds certification as a LEAP therapist for Food Sensitivities and Intolerances (CLT) and is a Board Certified Sports Dietitian (CSSD).” Follow Kristina on FacebookTwitterPinterest and Instagram


Dawn Lopez of Homemaking Hacks

Dawn is a shortcut-chasing mom and wife. She enjoys sharing cute & clever ideas for families on her blog Homemaking Hacks. Among easy to prepare recipes, simple shortcuts & adorable projects she draws readers in using her own creative authentic stories. Her goal is to paint a picture of how readers can re-create these ideas for themselves right at home and walk away with something valuable. Check out her latest finds on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram!


Natalie Lesnefsky of At Home With Natalie

I'm Natalie. A wife, mom of four and Author of I love motherhood, being creative + making our house a home. I love to celebrate life and throw parties. We are embracing our life with a full house and choosing joyful, creative and family centered living. Follow Natalie on FacebookTwitterPinterest, YouTube and Instagram.



Tracie Stoll of Cleverly Inspired
Tracie Stoll is a wife, momma to teen twins and avid DIYer. On her blog she shares ways to inspire her readers to be clever in their own home. Since 2010, Tracie has been sharing DIY projects, design ideas, crafting, remodeling and decorating along with some easy tasty family recipes…all on a mindful budget. She is a graduate of the University of Dayton where she studied art and communications. Tracie has been featured on popular sites such as Country Living, CNN living, Good Housekeeping, Better Homes and Gardens, Huffington Post, Apartment Therapy, Seventeen and Design Sponge. She is a featured blogger for Martha Stewart Living, True Value Hardware and is an award winning social media influencer with IZEA and Clever Girls Collective. Tracie's belief is that your home should reflect the personalities of those who dwell inside and it doesn't have to break the bank! You can find her on your favorite social media channels @cleverlyinspired -FacebookTwitterPinterest and YouTube!