About Healthy Aperture

Healthy Aperture is a unique image-based recipe discovery platform. It is the only site of its kind moderated by registered dietitians and solely focused on healthy food blogs.

Basically, we expose the best of what’s healthy to eat on the web.

As the only food blog photo sharing site founded and hosted by registered dietitians, Healthy Aperture prides itself on publishing only the finest food imagery created by bloggers of healthy food.  The site was founded by registered dietitians Regan Jones, and Janet Helm of Nutrition Unplugged.

Visitors to Healthy Aperture can browse recipes by page or Category. Clicking on an image title will provide visitors with additional information about the recipe, including Categories and sharing options. Clicking on the image transports visitors directly to the submitter’s blog where the full recipe can be found.

Bloggers wishing to showcase images on Healthy Aperture should first review our FAQs. Then, please feel free to Register with the site and start submitting.

Brands and Agencies who would like to amplify their health, nutrition or food marketing campaigns through the Healthy Aperture Blogger Network, should email Regan[at]HealthyAperture[dot]com for Sponsorship information.


Meet the Team

Our Editorial Team is made up of professionals who have experience in the fields of nutrition, recipe development, food styling and food photography. We only accept images that meet our standards in each of these areas. The goal is to celebrate the beauty and appeal of  healthy food and to showcase how taste and healthy can happily co-exist.

Regan Jones, RD - Owner, Editor in Chief & Sponsorship Director

Regan Jones is registered dietitian and owner of ReganMillerJones, Inc. - a nutrition communications firm specializing in marketing, recipe development & photography, as well as social & traditional media relations. It is also the parent company of HealthyAperture.com, TheRecipeReDux.com and RDs4Disclosure.org. Jones, who began her career as an Assistant Editor at Cooking Light and Weight Watchers Magazines, has been featured in hundreds of television and radio segments nationwide. Self-described as a “registered dietitian by education, but food-lover by birth,” she enjoys traveling, reading and writing for The Healthy Aperture Blog. When not behind the computer or camera, you can find her enjoying life’s little indulgences from her home in Georgia with her husband and two young sons. 

Janet Helm, MS, RD - Co-Founder

Janet Helm is a registered dietitian who wears multiple hats – as a public relations executive, blogger and nutrition journalist.  Currently, she is the Chief Food and Nutrition Strategist in North America for Weber Shandwick, a global public relations firm. Janet is also the co-founder of Healthy Aperture, founder of Nutrition Blog Network and author of The Food Lover’s Healthy Habits Cookbook. She blogs at Nutrition Unplugged and for WedMD and is a former media spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She received a bachelor’s degree in mass communications and nutrition, and a master’s degree in dietetics from Kansas State University. Janet lives in Chicago with her husband and 10-year-old twins.

 Lindsay Livingston, RD - Image Curator, Pinterest Curator, Guest Blogger & Social Media Coordinator 

Lindsay is a Registered Dietitian, freelance writer, nutrition communications specialist and the author of the healthy living blog, The Lean Green Bean. She lives in Columbus, Ohio with her husband and their two dogs & two cats. She's addicted to social media, loves crossfit and can usually be found in the kitchen developing simple, healthy recipes! 

Kristina LaRue, RD, LD/N - Features Editor of Athlete Eats

Kristina is a Registered & Licensed Sports dietitian for the Orlando Magic and University of Central Florida Athletics. She provides nutrition services for Tara Gidus Nutrition Consulting and works in the treatment of eating disorders with Joyful Nutrition. She is a co-author of The Flat Belly Cookbook for Dummies and the blogger behind Love & Zest where she shares recipes, life, and nutrition. She graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics and completed her dietetic internship at Oakwood University in 2011. .She loves running and training for marathons and triathlons, gardening, creating (mostly healthy) recipes, decorating, blogging, photography, and volunteering with the women’s recovery ministry at her church. On the weekends you can find her at the Farmer’s Market or a local coffee shop spending quality time with her husband, Eric.

Gretchen Brown, RD - Features Editor of Gluten Free Kitchen

Gretchen F. Brown, R.D., is the founder of Kumquat Blog, a gluten-free blog devoted to the belief that gluten-free food can and should be easy to prepare, wholesome, and delicious enough for everyone.  She recently authored a cookbook, Fast & Simple Gluten-Free, featuring fresh and classic favorites in 30 minutes or less. Gretchen has worked in the test kitchens and photography studios of Oxmoor House and is now a freelance recipe developer, food stylist, food writer, and food photographer.  She has been gluten-free for several years, as a result of a lifetime of stomach pains and health problems. A military spouse for nearly 11 years, she lives with her husband, son, and daughter in Upstate New York.

Deanna Segrave-Daly, RD - Features Editor of Sweet Splurges

Deanna Segrave-Daly is a food-loving dietitian who writes, develops recipes and dabbles in food iPhoneography for her blog Teaspoon of Spice. Along with being the {Sweet Splurges} Features Editor at Healthy Aperture, she is also the co-founder of The Recipe ReDux. Her 6-year old daughter and picky eater husband keep her inspired to create appealing, good-for-you family cuisine.

Min Kwon - Features Editor of Make-Ahead Meals

Min is a dietetic intern, follower of Christ, and wife to the most wonderful man, who just so happens to be her faithful taste tester and the co-author of her blog. Once she came to know the life-altering power of food, she fell in love with the creative outlet known as cooking. Her goal is to take healthful ingredients often considered daunting and make them accessible to the average cook.  In her blog, she offers a glimpse into her journey of becoming an RD along with healthful tips and recipes.

Kylie Held Mitchell - Features Editor of The Garden

Kylie is the founder of Yeah…imma eat that, a healthy food blog where she shares recipes that are keeping her excited about healthy eating.  It was an irresistible love for food that encouraged the launch of the blog, however, along the way Kylie has found affection for food photography and recipe development.  She is currently a dietetic intern & MPH Candidate at The University of Texas School of Public Health in Houston.  When not cooking, you can find her instagramming her daily meals, working out in the early mornings and trying to convince her husband that they need a dog.

Danielle Omar, MS, RD - Features Editor of Inspired Vegetarian

Danielle Omar is a Registered Dietitian, clean-eating coach, cookbook author, and raw foodie wannabe. She is a passionate food and nutrition educator and founded her private nutrition practice to support busy men and women on their journey to becoming their healthiest self. An avid cook, she also enjoys sharing plant-based recipes and nutrition strategies on her Food Confidence blog. She is the author of Skinny Juices, 100 Juice Recipes for Detox and Weight loss. Danielle’s expert nutrition advice has been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Fitness, Shape, and Women’s Health magazine, as well as national television, including The Food Network and NBC Primetime.

Meme Inge, MS, RD - Features Editor of Frugal Feasts

Meme Inge is a registered dietitian/nutritionist living in New Orleans, LA. Growing up surrounded by a family of cooks, Meme has always been a lover of food ~ both healthy and not so healthy. She started the blog Living Well Kitchen as an outlet for sharing her kitchen creations and nutrition knowledge with others. Living Well Kitchen is busting with recipes, practical nutrition advice, local restaurant reviews, fitness fun, and any other ramblings she may have. Join her as she waxes poetic about fruits & veggies and tries to make southern staples just a little bit healthier.

Katy Skrzypek, RDN, LDN - Image Curator & Social Media Coordinator 

Back in the day, Katy was the very first Intern for Regan Miller Jones, Inc.  Now she is back on the team and loves her window into the blogging world that working for Healthy Aperture provides. She is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and a proud Mama, living in Nashville, Tennessee. When not dabbling in blogging on her site www.domesticrockstar.com or providing nutritional coaching, she takes pride in cooking healthy whole foods on a budget for her family and looking to many well established blogs for tips on food, life, family and parenting. There is never a dull moment kids and a rockstar spouse, but she loves to squeeze in time for walking outdoors, a good cup of coffee, pinteresting, organizing and spending quality time with close friends and family.

Rachael Hartley, RD, LD, CDE - Features Editor of FoodRx

Rachael Hartley is a private practice dietitian and blogger at Avocado A Day Nutrition. She is passionate about helping men and women improve their physical and mental health and wellbeing with nourishing and delicious whole foods, mindfulness and intuitive eating. As lifelong food lover, the kitchen is her playground and she enjoys experimenting with new ingredients, trying new cuisines and sharing those creations on her blog. When not working with clients or blogging, you can find her playing with her two big fluffy dogs, practicing yoga, or traveling with her husband. 


Michelle Pillepich - Healthy Aperture Editorial Assistant and Image Curator

Michelle is a graduate of The College of William and Mary with a Bachelors degree in Government and Hispanic Studies.  She plans to pursue a graduate degree in nutrition with the career goal of becoming a Registered Dietitian.  Michelle was raised, and currently lives in Northern NJ, and is excited to see where grad school will take her.  She loves to cook and bake, especially experimenting with new healthy recipes.  You can follow along with her delicious creations on Instagram @powerdbypeanutbutter.

[Inclusion into the photo gallery at Healthy Aperture does not imply that the site, its founders or the Editorial Team endorses the nutrition or health information presented at each individual blogger's site. Images and posts are approved based on photo quality and recipe content only.]

To inquire about Sponsorship & Advertising opportunities, please contact regan [at] healthyaperture [dot] com or for more information.