Jenn Fillenworth

Jenn is the lady behind Jenny with the Good Eats. She is a Registered Dietitian, chef, and has a master’s degree in nutrition. She lives with her husband, Aaron, and their dog, Dexter. In her free time, she enjoys craft beer and petting all the dogs.
Recipe: Meaty Mushroom Lasagna
What would some of our favorite comfort food classics looks like if we asked a nutritionist to give them a makeover? In this series of recipes, you see how smart choices around vegetables, meats, and cheese make for a lighter, more nutritious take on everything from mac and cheese to meatloaf without ever compromising the flavor. This lasagna tastes just like the classic, but it’s packed with extra vegetables.
Feb 3, 2020
Recipe: Healthier Veggie Mac & Cheese
What would some of our favorite comfort food classics looks like if we asked a nutritionist to give them a makeover? In this series of recipes, you see how smart choices around vegetables, meats, and cheese make for a lighter, more nutritious take on everything from mac and cheese to meatloaf without ever compromising the flavor.
Feb 3, 2020
Recipe: Easy Juicy Turkey-Veggie Meatloaf
What would some of our favorite comfort food classics looks like if we asked a nutritionist to give them a makeover? In this series of recipes, you see how smart choices around vegetables, meats, and cheese make for a lighter, more nutritious take on everything from mac and cheese to meatloaf without ever compromising the flavor. When I was growing up, meatloaf was a staple recipe in our household. I specifically remember my dad and I being overjoyed to hear it was on the weeknight menu.
Jan 29, 2020
Recipe: Healthier Chicken and Rice Casserole
The comfort food classic gets an update that's heavy on veggies.
Dec 16, 2019
Recipe: Easy Roasted Vegetable Enchiladas
What would some of our favorite comfort food classics looks like if we asked a nutritionist to give them a makeover? In this series of recipes, you see how smart choices around vegetables, meats, and cheese make for a lighter, more nutritious take on everything from mac and cheese to meatloaf without ever compromising the flavor. Enchiladas are a go-to weeknight meal for me because they’re easy to assemble and have a short bake time.
May 1, 2019
We Asked a Nutritionist to Make Your 5 Favorite Comfort Food Healthier
When I was growing up in the Midwest, comfort food was anywhere and everywhere. (I mean, Michigan is famous for meat, potatoes, and cheese — think of all the delicious comfort meals you can make with just those three ingredients!) There’s something deeply satisfying about a home-cooked meal that’s hearty and familiar, but now, as a dietitian and chef, I rely on the memories of those dishes to help create new, healthier versions.
May 1, 2019