Rachael Ray has a wildly successful career as a syndicated TV star, an iconic Food Network TV personality, bestselling cookbook author, founder and editorial director of her own lifestyle magazine, Every Day with Rachael Ray, and founder of the Yum-o! organization.
"I believe that quality of life is less about what's in your bank account and more about an adventurous spirit––whether its getting lost among the locals when you travel or as simple as trying a new recipe. I wanted to be able to showcase writers and authors who help us all live the good life - that is the purpose of forming this imprint and the focus of my own work.”––Rachael Ray
Jessica Seinfeld is the author of two New York Times bestselling cookbooks and the President and Founder of Baby Buggy, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing clothing and equipment to New York’s families. She lives in New York City with her husband and three children.
Buddy Valastro is the star of the hit TLC series Cake Boss and author of the New York Times bestsellers Cake Boss and Baking with the Cake Boss, as well as Cooking Italian with the Cake Boss. He is owner of Carlo's Bake Shop in Hoboken, a household name, as well as the Cake Boss factory in Jersey City, which supplies stores around the country. Buddy lives with his wife and four children in New Jersey.
Chloe Coscarelli won first place in the Food Network’s Cupcake Wars, making her the first vegan to win on a Food Network competition. Chloe is a graduate of the Natural Gourmet Institute of Health and Culinary Arts NYC, the University of California, Berkeley, as well as Cornell University’s Plant-Based Nutrition Program. She lives in Los Angeles.
Carrie Morey, daughter of Callie White, founded Callie’s Charleston Biscuits in 2005 with the goal of making her mother’s delicious biscuits accessible across the country. Touted by the Today show,Saveur, Food & Wine, Southern Living, The New York Times, and Oprah, her biscuits and pimento cheese collection are sold at high-end retail stores all over the country. Carrie lives in Charleston, South Carolina.
Annabel Karmel is the bestselling author of twenty-five books on nutrition and cooking for babies, children, and the whole family. A mother of three and the UK's leading expert on feeding children, Annabel has apeared on the Today show, the CBS Early Show, and The View.
Carla Hall is co-host of ABC’s daily lifestyle series The Chew. Carla first won the hearts of fans nationwide on Bravo’sTop Chef. When she returned for Top Chef All-Stars, she went on to win Fan Favorite with her warmth, enthusiasm, and delicious food. Carla attended L’Academie de Cuisine in Maryland and is owner and executive chef of Alchemy by Carla Hall, an artisan cookie company based out of Washington, DC. She lives in Washington, DC, with her husband, Matthew Lyons, and stepson Noah.
Kim McCosker is the author of 4 Ingredients Christmas, 4 Ingredients One Pot, One Bowl, and, with Rachael Bermingham, 4 Ingredients and 4 Ingredients Gluten-Free. She lives in Queensland, Australia, with her family.
Matt Amsden has established himself as one of the world’s premier raw food chefs. He founded his raw food delivery business, the first of its kind, to supply prepared raw meals throughout the United States. Janabai Amsden, his wife, has been coaching people throughout Asia and North America in cleansing and raw food preparation since 2001. In 2004, she founded the Euphoria Company, L.A.’s first raw food lifestyle store. She is a leader in green business and socially conscious entrepreneurship. Matt and Janabai live with their twin sons, Cochise and Guthrie, in Topanga, California.
The FastDiet became an instant international bestseller with a powerful, life-changing message: that it’s possible to lose weight, reduce your risk of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer, all while eating what you normally eat five days a week. You simply cut your caloric intake two days a week—500 calories for women, 600 for men. But as author Dr. Michael Mosely said, “It’s not really fasting. It’s just a break from your normal routine.