About The Founders

See the faces behind Blog Brûlée.

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Regan Jones, RD

Regan Jones is registered dietitian and owner of ReganMillerJones, Inc. – a nutrition communications firm specializing in marketing, recipe development & photography, as well as social & traditional media relations. It is also the parent company of HealthyAperture.com, TheRecipeReDux.com and RDs4Disclosure.org.

Jones, who began her career as an Assistant Editor at Cooking Light and Weight Watchers Magazines, has been featured in hundreds of television and radio segments nationwide. Self-described as a “registered dietitian by education, but food-lover by birth,” she enjoys traveling, reading and writing for The Healthy Aperture Blog. When not behind the computer or camera, you can find her enjoying life’s little indulgences from her home in Georgia with her husband and two young sons.

 

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Gretchen Brown, RD

Gretchen F. Brown, RD, is the founder of kumquat, a gluten-free blog devoted to the belief that gluten-free food can and should be easy to prepare, wholesome, and delicious enough for everyone.  She recently authored a cookbook, Fast & Simple Gluten-Free, featuring fresh and classic favorites in 30 minutes or less.

Gretchen has worked in the professional test kitchens and photography studios, and is now a freelance recipe developer, food stylist, food writer, and food photographer.  She has been gluten-free for almost ten years, as a result of a lifetime of stomach pains and health problems. She lives with her husband, son, and two daughters in Northern Virginia.

 

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Deanna Segrave-Daly, RD

Based in Philadelphia, Deanna Segrave-Daly, RD, is a food-loving dietitian who co-owns Teaspoon Communications, a food–focused nutrition communications group that consults with a variety of health and food organizations.

Deanna is a contributor to many food-related websites and blogs as she specializes in encouraging healthy appetites through social media outlets. She writes, develops recipes and dabbles in food iPhoneography for her blog Teaspoon of Spice. Along with being the {Sweet Splurges} Features Editor at Healthy Aperture, she is also the co-founder of The Recipe ReDux, a healthy food blogger community that inspires monthly recipe challenges.

Her 8-year old daughter and picky eater husband keep her inspired to create appealing, good-for-you family cuisine.

 

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Robin Plotkin, RD

Robin Plotkin, RD, LD is the founder and CEO at Robinsbite, Inc., a nutrition and culinary communications company in Dallas, TX. As a culinary nutritionist, she uses food as the vehicle to educate, inspire and improve confidence in the kitchen, which as a result, naturally leads to better health.

Robin is an award winning culinary and nutrition expert and appears regularly in the national media and on-line through numerous social media channels. As a Dallas Morning News Health Blogger, she utilizes social media daily as a means to get her unique messages across to the general population, often highlighting her dietitian colleagues along the way. Robin is an executive board member of the Food and Culinary Practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and is an advisory member for the Dallas-based Chefs for Farmers organization.