Meet An Original Superfood
We don't like to brag, but lately Kretschmer Wheat Germ has been getting a lot of attention. At first it surprised us—we've been around since 1936 when Charles Kretschmer of Carrollton, Michigan developed and sold the first toasted wheat germ—but we’re still kind of a “best kept secret” with fitness folks and healthy eaters. All we can say is it's about time!
So what’s the word? Good news for your taste buds … and your everything else, too.
Packed with nutrients, protein and fiber, Kretschmer Wheat Germ—produced proudly in Manhattan, Kansas—is making headlines as one of healthiest foods on the planet. Kretschmer products are part of the Sun Country Foods family, a company dedicated to healthy eating, located in Norwood, Massachusetts.
Meet the Kretschmer Health and Wellness
Elizabeth Fassberg, MPH, RD, CDN, is principal recipe developer and wellness expert for Kretschmer Wheat Germ. She is the founder and owner of Eat Food, a food and nutrition services company in New York City providing custom wellness, nutrition and education programs. From her years as a food editor at consumer magazines to pursuing a master‘s degree in public health, Elizabeth brings her lifelong love of food together with a mission to teach communities how to eat better and healthier.
Matthew Kadey, MSc, RD
Matthew Kadey, MSc, RD, is a nutrition, food and travel writer, chef, recipe developer and accomplished cyclist living in Waterloo, Ontario. Among the many magazines that Matt’s articles and photography have appeared in are Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Runner’s World, Vegetarian Times, Bicycling, Men’s Journal, Shape, Prevention, Living Without, Natural Health, Alive, Fit Pregnancy, Health and Muscle and Fitness.
Matt’s travels include trips to Ethiopia, Syria, Jordan, Ireland, New Zealand, Belize, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Laos, Cambodia and Nicaragua. He has traveled many of these lands by bicycle because, he believes,“while points A and B are interesting, it is what’s between them that is really exciting.”
On his blog muffintinmania.com, Matt proves that great things come in small packages. In the spring of 2012, Matt’s first cookbook, The Muffin Tin Chef, was published and is based on his popular blog.
Liz Della Croce
Liz Della Croce is the creator and author of The Lemon Bowl, a healthy food blog. Since 2010, Liz has been sharing delicious recipes that just so happen to be healthy. By using ingredients with an emphasis on seasonality, Liz has built a growing audience of loyal readers who crave good food for their families. Liz has appeared live on the Today Show and tapes regular cooking segments for her local NBC affiliate station. Her recipes have also been featured on several websites, including The Cooking Channel and Foodista.
As a new mother, Liz loves spending time chasing around her little guy and watching him experience new foods for the first time. She loves to exercise, lives for summers on Lake Michigan and has a passion for photography. The farmers’ market and the kitchen are her happy places. Liz and her husband reside in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Michaele Musel has 15 years of passionate and professional culinary experience, particularly in the realms of food media and project and event management. Recent clients include the Eat Real Festival LA, the Patchwork Arts and Crafts Festival, Craftcation, Crafted at the Port of LA, Double R Ranch/Snake River Farms, Edelman PR (Butterball Turkey, Bushes Beans, Egg Board), The Lamb Board and Superior Farms.
Michaele, a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Chicago, has an extensive background in recipe ideation and development. She uses her proven talent for researching and identifying culinary trends to create exciting, purpose-driven culinary events and menus. Michaele is also a skilled test kitchen operator and food stylist.