Lisa C. Andrews, MEd, RD, LD

As seen on WCPO Channel 9 & Fox 19


Sound Bites empowers individuals and groups to take charge of their health through balanced nutrition. Lisa Andrews, a seasoned dietitian, transforms overwhelming scientific nutrition information into consumer friendly, easy to follow “sound bites”.

Group Nutrition Lectures & Cooking Demos

Need an engaging speaker to provide lunch and learns or cooking demos? Webinars or in-person presentations available.


Individual Diet Counseling

Virtual Diet Counseling-Ohio

Looking to lose weight or prevent diabetes? A Registered Dietitian can help. Virtual or phone visits available to anyone in Ohio.



Health & Nutrition Freelance Writing

In search of a seasoned writer for your web site, food brand or cookbook? Lisa combines research-based information with actionable tips.


Lettuce Beet Hunger Food Pun Swag

Are you a pun fan? Food pun swag is fun to wear & makes a great gift! 10% of proceeds go towards food insecurity programs in Cincinnati.

Due to COVID19, shipment of some items may take up to 3-4 weeks. 

How to prevent the COVID19 ‘spread’

How to prevent the COVID19 ‘spread’

If the anxiety of having to be housebound while watching another news conference about COVID19 is making you eat more, you're not alone. When we're under stress (mental or physical), the hormone cortisol can really do a number on our appetites. Lack of sleep related...

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COVID-19 Silver Lining

COVID-19 Silver Lining

Within a week, our world here changed. While we watched the news of the Corona virus spreading into our state with announcements about "social distance" and virtual classrooms, everything from March Madness to soccer season, stopped.My girls' first response was...

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The Healing Gout Cookbook

The Healing Gout Cookbook

Dear friends, family and followers- This fall, I was commissioned to write my first cook book about gout. Having worked at the VA for several years, volunteering for the Arthritis Foundation and having chronic arthritis myself (rheumatoid), I felt comfortable sharing...

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Instant pot white bean and spinach soup

  Instant pot white bean and spinach soup The cooler weather does not seem to be going away any time soon, but that means you've got 'thyme' to enjoy lots of great soup recipes! This a version of something my mother made during winter months in Youngstown, Ohio....

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Chicken Cacciatore- cross post

I love the network of dietitians I have met over the years through work, school, at workshops and most recently, online. I am all about supporting other RDs in the profession (especially when they share their great recipes)! This recipes comes from Jenna Volpe from...

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Meal Planning 101

Meal Planning 101

I get a lot of questions from clients about how to plan meals. While meal planning is seen as tedious, it's best to start with a few simple tenets. Consider these points first before you start your plan: Do you like to cook or need more convenient type foods? What do...

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Cyber Sale- use code BF20

Cyber Sale- use code BF20

While I'm not a fan of stores being open on Thanksgiving day, as a small business owner, I have to take advantage of all the Black Friday/Cyber Monday/small business madness. And- there is no shame in shopping in your PJs after a big Thanksgiving dinner! SO- if you...

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Lisa Andrews is Nutrigirl!

I’ve paired my love of food, science and people by becoming a Registered Dietitian. My nickname Nutrigirl started about 20 years ago when I needed an email account. Having a painfully long, Italian last name didn’t lend well to an email address, and so Nutrigirl was born. I’d be lying if I said I am “mild mannered”. Outgoing by nature, my friends and clients know I’m not going to sugar coat my nutrition advice. With so much food and health information out there (good and bad), Nutrigirl is your nutrition hero. I’m here to provide sound, nutrition advice, while making sure you are enjoying your food! When I like a health article, recipe or nutrition-related advice, I will stamp it #Nutrigirlapproved.


We knew after adopting Snickers in July, 2014 that she was no ordinary kitty. She is a tortoise cat and has “tortitude”. Snickers is a true foody and always in the kitchen at meal time. Despite her candy bar name, Snickers literally reaches for kale, spinach and broccoli when we’re prepping it. Snickers likes a challenge and will seek hydration from the sink, toilet or your water glass. If she likes what you’re making (or eating), she’ll give you the “high paw” and you know your recipe is #Snickersapproved.



Lisa Andrews helped our company administer a “Biggest Loser” weight loss competition. Several employees lost almost 20% of their body weight! She provided healthy recipes, coupons, and met with employees to discuss their individual needs. Lisa’s wealth of nutrition knowledge helped many of our employees change their lifestyle and improve their overall health. We loved working with her and would definitely make use of her expertise in the future!

– Nancy Myles, PHR, SHRM-CP-Human Resource Manager, Kadant Black Clawson




Lisa Andrews spoke at our manufacturing facility several times as part of our Wellness Program. Lisa was able to present nutrition in an easy to understand manner and gave great tips for easily packing a nutritious lunch and getting through the holidays without going overboard. Our employees greatly enjoyed Lisa’s presentations.

– Mary Kay Swadener, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Human Resource Manager



Lisa was wonderful to work with! She was thoughtful in her approach and shared her expertise around nutrition in an accessible and approachable way. She helped us create the curriculum and recipes for a pilot program, Culinary Camp. Her work strengthened the program and inspired kids to learn about cooking and make healthier choices.

– Michelle Stawicki, Design Impact, Social Innovation Specialist



I had Lisa speak to a group of company president’s and she kept it light while giving us great information. With so many strategies out there for diet and nutrition, she was able to make it concise and clear. She was well prepared for all of our Q&A. I recommend Lisa for your group or company.

– Joe Desch, OneTouchPoint


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