Matthew Kadey, MS, RD


Matthew Kadey is a registered dietitian based in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. He works full time as a freelance nutrition writer and recipe developer, and is the author of three cookbooks: "Rocket Fuel: Power-Packed Food for Sports + Adventure" (VeloPress 2016), "The Muffin Tin Chef" (Ulysses, 2013) and "The No-Cook, No-Bake Cookbook" (Ulysses, 2014).

He received a master's degree in sports nutrition from Florida State University and won a James Beard Award for food journalism in 2013.



  • 3 Novel Ways To Eat Sweet Potatoes

    People often think of sweet potatoes as a fall and winter food but, with the right recipes, it makes a crazy-good dish all year!

  • 3 Reasons and 3 Ways to Eat Bananas

    Bananas get a bad rap from a lot of fitness fans. Although sugary, this tropical fruit provides some seriously positive health benefits.

  • 5 Health Foods You Should Stop Throwing Away

    You know that part of a fresh vegetable you cut off and throw away? Think again and don't scrap the scraps. Simple preparations will open the door to better nutrition.

  • 4 Reasons And 3 Ways To Spice Up Your Meals

    Want to shed fat, live longer, and make your meals more exciting and satisfying? Here's why, when mealtime rolls around, it's time to turn up the heat.

  • 3 Protein Pops To Keep You Cool In The Heat

    Summer heat getting to you? Chill out with these frosty popsicles that play by the nutritional rules.

  • Get Your Grill On With These 3 Protein-Packed Vegetarian Foods

    Just because you're a vegetarian, or aren't in the mood for meat, doesn't mean you can't fire up the grill. These unexpected, protein-rich, and hella tasty recipes will show you and your guests that there's life beyond the cheeseburger.

  • The 3 Best Seafoods To Cook This Summer

    Want to upgrade your diet and add a bit more summer to your summer menu? Cast your line for any or all of these nutritious seafood options, then head to the kitchen and create these refreshing dishes.

  • 3 Reasons to Fire Up the Grill on the 4th of July

    Planning your next cookout? This time, skip the beef burgers and try something new! Experience the thrill of the grill with these red-hot recipes.

  • 3 Ways To Power Up Your Oatmeal

    Want to reap the health benefits of this breakfast staple without boring your palate? Sidestep oatmeal burnout with these high-powered oat recipes.

  • 5 Non-Traditional Proteins That Break The Breakfast Mold

    For stronger, bigger muscles and a trim waistline you need breakfast protein, period. Eggs are full of protein, but so are these next-level meals. Tomorrow morning, try something new!

  • The 4 Best Eating Habits To Start This Year

    Need to refresh your diet for 2018? Forget the draconian methods and instead go with these fuss-free eating strategies that will boost your health, spur fat loss, and sprout new muscle all year long.

  • 4 Best New Fitness Foods To Try In 2018

    "Variety is the spice of life" applies to food, too, so broaden your diet (and get healthier in the process) by introducing these unusual foods into your kitchen.

  • 3 Reasons And 3 Ways To Eat Healthy Chocolate

    Want an indulgent treat that won't blow up your diet? It turns out chocolate might be the ultimate cheat food for building a better body.

  • 3 Surprising Twists On Muscle-Building Poultry

    Need a break from an endless string of chicken-breast meals? Put some spark in your dinner routine with these underappreciated types of poultry. Get the nutrition you need to keep healthy and spur muscle growth without that slab of white meat!

  • 3 Reasons And 3 Ways To Eat Cottage Cheese

    Want a food that can sculpt your muscles, strengthen your bones, and keep your metabolism revving? Learn why cottage cheese belongs in your fridge!

  • 3 Healthy Cooking Methods You Shouldn't Overlook

    There are plenty of ways to cook up healthy, flavorful food. Grilling and sautéing are popular go-to cooking styles, but don't forget these tried-and-true alternatives.

  • 3 Novel Ways To Add More Protein To Your Smoothies

    Want to blend up a drink that helps you build muscle even better than your usual protein drink? Shake up your smoothie routine with these three stealth ingredients and recipes.

  • 3 Great Breads For Every Day

    Despite bread's bad rap, you can still eat it and stay lean. Here's how to spot the bread winners and bag the best loaf.

  • How To Choose The Best Yogurt For Your Fitness Goals

    The dairy aisle has never had so many yogurt options. Find out what each form of this ancient food has to offer the modern fit-conscious consumer!

  • The 5 Best Healthy Splurges At The Supermarket

    The supermarket is full of overpriced foods unworthy of your attention or money. But there are certain foods whose nutrient profile and added benefits make them more than worth the extra cash.