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About Serena Ball RD
Based near St. Louis, Serena Ball, MS, RD is a registered dietitian contributor to FoodNetwork.com where she writes about nutrition trends and develops recipes. She co-created and writes the Healthy Kitchen Hacks column for Food & Nutrition Magazine.
Her first cookbook, the best-selling The 30-Minute Mediterranean Diet Cookbook: 101 Easy, Flavorful Recipes for Lifelong Health was released in 2018.
Serena cooks up healthy recipes for her regular TV appearances on The Morning Show on FOX TV2, St. Louis.
She blogs at TeaspoonOfSpice.com about delicious recipes and time-saving Healthy Kitchen Hacks with fellow dietitian Deanna Segrave-Daly. For her blog, Serena also creates hands-and-pans recipe videos. She produces bi-weekly Teaspoon Of Spice Facebook LIVEs to demonstrate simple and fun ways to put Healthy Kitchen Hacks into practice.
Serena is co-owner of Teaspoon Communications, a nutrition communication group of culinary-minded registered dietitian nutritionists. She co-created The Recipe ReDux, a health blogger community platform.
Serena's second cookbook, The Easy Everyday Mediterranean Diet Cookbook: 125 Delicious Recipes from the Healthiest Lifestyle on the Planet, will be available in October 2020.
Serena is happiest in her bright aqua-blue kitchen developing healthy recipes for her five regular kitchen customers: her four children and husband.
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Discover how easy it is to adopt a Mediterranean diet
Indulge in healthy meals that are effortless to prepare, courtesy of The 30-Minute Mediterranean Diet Cookbook. With this book in hand, you’ll learn about the diet’s guiding principles, commonly used ingredients, and the potential health benefits like lowering cholesterol and reducing the risk of heart disease.
What sets this healthy cookbook apart:
- Fast meals: Dishes can be prepared in 30 minutes (or less), and recipes highlight prep and cook time.
- An easy transition: Adopting a Mediterranean diet is painless with fuss-free, everyday meals that are perfect for people short on time or with limited experience in the kitchen.
- Delicious recipes: Whether you want to start the day with a hearty breakfast or wind down with a delectable dinner, you’ll find straightforward recipes made from simple ingredients.
Embrace healthy eating habits with these quick and simple Mediterranean dishes.
Fresh off the success of their first cookbook, 30-Minute Mediterranean Diet Cookbook, authors Deanna Segrave-Daly, RD and Serena Ball, MS, RD, present their newest collection of 125 healthful and delicious recipes based on the Mediterranean lifestyle. Forget about fad diets and the latest trends--this book features recipes for pasta, whole grains, roasted vegetables, hearty breads dipped in olive oil, and more, all of which can be made in 30 minutes or less, and some in just 20 minutes. The recipes are budget friendly too, for anyone with a family to feed, and there are healthy kitchen hacks throughout for saving time in the kitchen. Most of the recipes are easily adaptable for gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, nut-free, and vegetarian lifestyles, and just like the authors' best-selling first book, the recipes are impeccably tested by a registered dietician, and they taste great too--Greek Zucchini Pita Nachos, Broccoli-Cheese Risotto, Artichoke Cheese Strata, and more.