Cool Food Panel

We're excited to introduce our 2017 Cool Food Panel—a mix of food experts and bloggers here to share recipes, stories, videos and tips throughout the year!

Meet the Panel:

Bobbi Burleson of Bobbi’s Kozy Kitchen

Bobbi is a mom of two and grandmother to one who lives with her boyfriend and two furbabies. She is a cancer survivor who loves sharing her journey to change the way she ate and to show that “cooking simple delicious food is easy.” Bobbi shares not only recipes, but a little about herself, her experiences and her crazy family on her blog which began in 2011. Check out her out on Bobbi's Kozy KitchenFacebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram!

  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.



Christina Lane of Dessert for Two
Christina’s blog is centered around creating smaller portions and meals for two, since a lot of recipes (especially dessert!) called for lots of servings that aren’t always necessary. Born and raised in Texas, Christina has written two books including Dessert for Two: Small Batch Cookies, Brownies, Pies, and Cakes and Comfort and Joy: Cooking for Two. Check out her out on Dessert for TwoFacebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram!


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


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.



Dawn Lopez of Cutefetti

Dawn is a shortcut-chasing mom and wife. She enjoys sharing cute & clever ideas for families on her blog Cutefetti. 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 FacebookTwitterPinterest and Instagram!


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 Everyday

Angie is a mom of two and her personal food blog, Eclectic Everyday, 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 EverydayFacebookTwitter or Pinterest



Dani Meyer of The Adventure Bite

Dani, her husband and two sons live in Central Oregon. Their website is “dedicated to helping busy families get out of ‘the cooking rut’ for good!” They create easy twists on whole food weekday meals, simple entertaining recipes and desserts you can whip up in no time. They test their recipes in their professional studio as well! Check out her out on The Adventure BiteFacebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram!


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 FacebookTwitter, Pinterest and YouTube



Justine Sulia of Cooking and Beer

Justine moved from New Jersey to central Colorado and now explores the world of food and craft beer!) a little better. She shares her favorite ideas and recipes on her blog and loves to explore the exciting and new ingredients in her area, as well as food and beer pairings. Check her out on Cooking and BeerFacebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram!