Articles by Jackie Newgent RN, CDN

Jackie Newgent RN, CDN (3 Articles)

Jackie Newgent RDN, CDN is a registered dietitian nutritionist and classically-trained chef. With a passion for helping people (including her father) with diabetes, she’s author of The With or Without Meat Cookbook: The Flexible Approach to Flavorful Diabetes Cooking and the award-winning The All‐Natural Diabetes Cookbook, both published by the American Diabetes Association. Jackie is also author of 1,000 Low-Calorie Recipes and Big Green Cookbook. Her next book, The All-Natural Diabetes Cookbook—2nd Edition, arrives in 2015.


Jackie is a recreational culinary instructor at the Institute of Culinary Education. a frequent contributor to Everyday with Rachael Ray and Coastal Living magazines, and a freelance recipe developer for Food Network Kitchens. She’s been a columnist for top magazines, including Woman’s World’s “Diet Club”, Fitness’ “Healthy in a Hurry”, and Glamour’s “Eat More”. As a media personality, Jackie’s television appearances have included ABC’s Good Morning America, NBC’s Dateline, and The Daily Buzz. She’s a past national media spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics. Jackie’s unique recipe makeovers can be found on her blog, “tasteovers by jackie.”
She received her B.S. in Allied Health Professions from The Ohio State University and Certificate in Professional Cooking from Kendall College. Jackie believes in a plant-centered approach to eating and is a veggie fanatic. She resides in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

Peach and Black Bean Salsa with Chips

  Peach and Black Bean Salsa with Chips   Salsa usually refers to a tomato-based, sometimes spicy sauce that’s served dip-style with tortilla chips. Here, however, the tried and true gets a new twist. Instead of tomato, there’s juicy peach. (Hint: Use a fully ripened peach so that it’s [...]

Tahini-Dressed Roasted Eggplant

  Tahini-Dressed Roasted Eggplant   Like Middle Eastern cuisine? You’ll love this dazzling side dish of tahini-dressed roasted eggplant rounds, arranged in layers that are lovingly interspersed with fresh parsley. It’s a showstopper, so also consider serving it as a stand-alone appetizer. [...]

Savory Mediterranean Oats

  Savory Mediterranean Oats   (From “The With or Without Meat Cookbook”, p. 19) When it’s all about cooking just for you, treat yourself to this clever morning main dish designed for one. Think of it like a creamy risotto, but with oats as the grain of choice. The goat cheese and basil [...]
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