John Volturo of Scriball talks living with Celiac’s Disease on Food Exposed

This week, Jackie clears up the confusion around the gluten-free craze that’s been all over the media. She’ll tell you why you have gluten on your plate and what other foods you can eliminate to improve your diet. You’ll also learn what gluten-intolerance is and what Celiac Disease is and what its symptoms are.

Jackie’s guest this week is former senior vice president of marketing for Guthy-Renker and founder of Scriball – an interactive platform that connects brands with consumers. He’s also the father of two twin daughters and has recently been diagnosed with Celiac disease! He’ll talk about how Celiac affects his diet and how people with similar health challenges can navigate through the noise to find a diet that works for them.

Get ready to put veggies on your plate! This week’s recipe is Super Foods Veggie Delight – a dish that’s not only unbelievably delicious, but also unbelievably healthy! High in folate, Vitamins A,B and C this is sure to be a family favorite – even among the pickiest eaters!

Super Foods Veggie Delight

Servings: 3           Serving Size: 1 ½ cups

 

Ingredients:

1cupquinoa, uncooked

1cupcollard greens, chopped

¼cupblack lentils

1/3cupred bell pepper, finely chopped

¼cuponion, finely minced

1tbsp.extra virgin olive oil

2tbsp.roasted soy nuts

1tsp.NutriFit Lemon Garden Salt Free Spice Blend

2 ½cupsvegetable broth

 

Directions:

1. Rinse the quinoa in a colander three times until the water runs clear. Drain well.

2. Heat a nonstick saucepan over medium heat. Add the olive oil, onions, and bell pepper and saute for 2-5 minutes, or until onion is translucent. Add the quinoa to the pan and saute for 5 minutes, until the grains are coated and lightly toasted.

3. Add the broth to the  pan with the lentils, collards and seasoning; bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and coook until liquid is absorbed and quinoa is cooked.

4. Sprinkle the soy nuts over the top before serving.

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Food Exposed with Jackie Keller

Jackie Keller has dedicated her life to helping people improve their health and lives. On this segment, Jackie talks about why people go gluten-free and the symptoms and realities of Celiac Disease.

Learn the health benefits of each ingredient in her NutriFit recipe for Super Foods Veggie Delight and make it in your kitchen along with Jackie!

Be sure to tune in Tuesdays for full episodes of Jackie’s show – Food Exposed – where she discusses the latest news in health and wellness; share recipes, tips & coaching advice as well as interview top guests in the health and fitness world!

Connect with Jackie on Twitter (@Jackie_Keller) and on Facebook (facebook.com/username.jackiekeller). Learn more about Jackie’s company, NutriFit, at www.nutrifitonline.com and facebook.com/nutrifitonline

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Meet Jackie (Creator, Host): 

Jackie Keller is the Founding Director of NutriFit, LLC, Los Angeles’ premiere healthy food company. Since 1987, Jackie has dedicated her life to helping others live longer and healthier lives.


Meet  John (Guest):

John Volturo, best known for avant-garde marketing tactics, is behind some of the biggest aspirational consumer brands in the marketplace today. As the former senior vice president of marketing for Guthy-Renker, John spearheaded business development and marketing strategies for the direct marketing conglomerate and its world-renowned products like Chaz Dean Wen, Anthony Robbins, Winsor Pilates and Sheer Cover. Formerly the CMO of BeachMint, Silicon Beach’s most recognized startup, John was a primary player in the company’s genesis and early growth. In 2013 John founded Scriball, a community platform that unites brands and consumers through social, viral stories.


At Guthy-Renker (G|R), John was instrumental in multi-channel acquisition for the company; customer-marketing initiatives produced by John generated 14 new G|R subsidiaries, three of which had first-year revenues estimated at more than $35,000,000 each, with more than $400,000,000 P&L for all the G-R brands he managed. John also served as senior director of consumer marketing at BMG Direct, a membership-based music marketing industry leader. John oversaw multi-channel marketing and retention strategies for its 9,000,000-member merchandise club across five music genres, and over $800M in music and merchandise. In 2010, John served as the chief marketing officer for BeachMint, signing talent and launching six different celebrity-driven fashion and lifestyle brands in less than 18 months. John played a key role in securing more than $70,000,000 in venture capital funding and built a strategic marketing team to support the company’s quick and rapid expansion. In November 2013, John founded Scriball, a platform that connects brands and consumers through interactive immersive social storytelling. Scriball uses multi-media and sequenced content to inspire creativity and build brand-to-consumer or consumer-to-consumer-based content and conversations. John Volturo has lectured on strategic internet marketing and co-authored, How to Influence the Direction of the Consumer Dialog. John frequents panel and speaking engagements for marketing techniques, social media and emerging modes of social engagement.

John is a member of the CMO Club, the CMO Council, and a mentor to the Silicon Beach startup community. John received his MBA with a concentration in Marketing Management from Drexel University and his B.A. in Communications from Temple University. John is a strong supporter of the LGBT community and PTSD recovery organizations. John and his husband, Adam Christian, live in Los Angeles, Calif. with their twin daughters.

 

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