About Karen Ansel | Charity Ferreira

Karen Ansel | Charity Ferreira

Karen Ansel, MS, RD, CDN, is a journalist and author specializing in nutrition, health, and wellness. She is a spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association and a contributing editor for Woman’s Day magazine. She is the co-author of The Baby & Toddler Cookbook and her work has been published in Cooking Light, Eating Well, Prevention, Fitness, Women’s Health, Woman’s Day, and O, The Oprah Magazine. A graduate of the California Culinary Academy and a former pastry chef, Charity Ferreira is a food writer, recipe developer, and senior editor at Yoga Journal. She is the author or co-author of numerous cookbooks, including Williams-Sonoma Eat Well and Essentials of Mediterranean Cooking, and The Baby & Toddler Cookbook. Her writing has appeared in Cooking Light, Gourmet, Bon Appetit, Sunset, and San Francisco Magazine.