Health Organizations

Nancy S. Hughes: Creating healthy recipes, often with videos and photography, for health organizations publications specifically for people with restricted dietary requirements.

We develop healthy recipes that are easy to prepare, but which are above all, delicious. As we develop recipes, we try to put ourselves in the readers’ positions and then provide what they are craving in a healthy way. Our recipes are mainstream and feature readily available ingredients. Health organization clients have relied on us for over 2 decades for our knowledge of ever-changing nutritional guidelines and consumer trends, but most importantly, for recipes that the readers enjoy and trust.

Health Org AHA

American Heart Association

  • Heart-Healthy Recipes Development
  • Nutritional Analysis
  • Cookbook Author

Nancy has worked with the American Heart Association every year since 1995, providing recipes that follow one of the strictest guidelines within American health organizations. Nancy loves the challenge of providing healthy, great-tasting recipes for people who want to stay on track to protect their heart and overall health. The secret to staying on track is to have recipes that people will enjoy and want to make over and over again. She has written over 15 cookbooks with the American Heart Association, including Low-Salt, Low Saturated Fat, Soul Food, Healthy Family, Low Cholesterol, No-Fad Diet, One Dish Meals, Low Calorie, Desserts, Diabetes, Heart Healthy, and 5th, 6th, and 7th editions of The New American Heart Association Cookbook, fondly referred to as ‘Big Red’.

American Diabetes Association

  • Cookbook Author
  • Diabetic Recipes Development
  • TV Personality and Spokesperson

Nancy has worked with the American Diabetes Association for over 2 decades writing cookbooks and promoting them on national radio and TV, including a satellite media tour, videos and photography. With diabetes on the rise, there is an urgent need for ‘I-can-do-that’ recipes for family friendly breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks that are quick to get on the table. In her American Diabetes Association books, Nancy offers helpful time-saving tips for supermarket shopping, preparation, and cleanup. Among her cookbook titles, Nancy has written the best-seller, The 4-Ingredient Diabetes Cookbook, along with 15-Minute Diabetic Meals, The Diabetes Fast-Fix Slow-Cooker Cookbook, and The Quick & Easy Low-Carb Cookbook for People with Diabetes. Nancy has been a spokesperson and featured chef for diabetes support groups in Alabama and Florida. The 4-Ingredient Diabetes Cookbook can be purchased here

Health Org ADA