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About Kara

“I feel so passionately about nutrition and the way it effects every single aspect of our lives. I do this because it fills me with joy. I do this because I grow from sharing knowledge and listening to others. I do this because it energizes me. I do it because it does me. I do this because I enjoy working with the elements that the earth provides for our healing. My motto is ‘Do Nutrition!’ Quit letting your diet do you!

— Kara Kroeger

Her Bonafides

Kara Kroeger is a graduate of the American Health Sciences University and the Rocky Mountain Center of Botanical Studies. For twelve years she has passionately focused on improving peoples' health with her valuable services. 

While meeting her clients where they are, she works to creatively inspire change by enhancing one's connection with food and how it affects the body.

Kara has worked as a nutritionist with a variety of clients through her own private practice, as well as in integrative medical settings with leading alternative medical doctors.  She has taught classes of the culinary arts at the innovative Central Market in Austin. She has been an instructor and personal dietary coach at Pure Austin Fitness and Outdoors.

Working in cooperation with her clients, she has helped them greatly improve common health issues such as insulin resistance, diabetes, obesity, Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADD/ADHD, food intolerances, adrenal exhaustion, elevated blood pressure and lipids, and neurochemical imbalances. Additionally, many athletes have benefited from Kara's services with improved performance and enhanced endurance. 

Kara, also a chef and author of The Healthy Weight Eating Program & Cookbook, has a true appreciation for delicious food and unique, easy cooking techniques. Kara is a nutritional chef for private clients, catered events, and works with the prominent local foods supper club, Dai Due.  This in-depth culinary experience has given her an expansive knowledge of food and its preparation. She enjoys teaching her clients how to shop for and cook nutritious and inspiring meals and keeps a keen awareness on how to make things fun in the kitchen no matter where you are starting from. 

Additionally, Kara works to bring attention to her clients' emotional patterns, making connections between the emotions, mind, and body that accelerate improvement. She believes that nutrition is the foundation on which health is built and feels inspired to share the knowledge she has to help others.

Her Philosophy and Style

She believes nutrition is the foundation on which health is built and is deeply inspired to share her knowledge to help others. Creating health is a personal process for each of her clients and Kara is excited and grateful to be a part of that process. 

Kara has a true love of delicious, local and seasonal food and uses unique and easy cooking techniques. She loves teaching her clients how to shop for and cook nourishing and inspiring meals that are simple to make.

Her approach is professional, simple, straightforward, scientific, fun, and optimistic. She looks beyond the surface and has a genuine love for people and their well-being. Kara listens intently to each clients’ needs. To enhance their success, she also encourages clients to become aware of emotional patterns and the results they may have on the mind and body. The new habits Kara’s clients learn will empower them through their lives to create ongoing physical and emotional health.

Her Results

Working as a team with each client, she designs plans to fit health and nourishment into busy schedules, achieve weight loss goals, decrease symptoms, prevent disease and enhance athletic performance. Many of her clients have seen great improvement with such ailments as food sensitivities/allergies, blood sugar balance, adrenal exhaustion, brain chemistry imbalances, ASD, ADD, and other metabolic syndrome issues like elevated blood pressure and lipids.

Her Life

On a personal note Kara enjoys her dear friends, traveling Central Texas and afar, Austin’s live music scene, gardening, going to the farmer’s market, reading, discovering new recipes to cook, listening to NPR, sleeping, yoga, nature, learning and working to keep life balanced.