Ashley holds a Master of Education degree in Nutrition Education from Framingham State University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Clinical Nutrition from the University of New Hampshire. She completed her Dietetic Internship at the University of Northern Colorado with a concentration on Nutrition Management, and has been a Certified Personal Trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine. Ashley holds a certification in Adolescent and Pediatric Weight Management and is a Certified LEAP Therapist for food sensitivities. Ashley has recently been published in SGB Weekly regarding Sports Nutrition for the performance endurance athlete.
Ashley strongly believes in the food first approach. Food is personal, social, emotional, interesting and can be used as preventative medicine. As a “flex-a-tarian” Ashley eats everything from cookies to kale salads and can teach you how to navigate the grey zone of moderation with ease and expertise. Seven years of experience in counseling therapeutic diets at Northern Colorado Rehabilitation Hospital has provided Ashley with a wide range of knowledge on functional foods, therapeutic meal planning and the food first approach.
Gaining further expertise she is currently pursuing certification as both a Certified Eating Disorder Registered Dietitian and a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Nutrition. Ashley served on the board of the Northern Colorado Dietetics Association for the past six years where she received the Recognized Dietetic Technician of the Year Award in 2012 and 2013, nominated for the Outstanding Registered Dietitian of the Year Award in 2014, 2015, 2016 and received the Outstanding Dietitian of the Year Award in 2017.
A Bostonian transplant, Ashley has enjoyed running marathons in Colorado including The Mt. Evan’s Ascent and The Oyster. When she is not outside, you can find her playing board games, in escape rooms, reading cultural studies books and trying new ice cream parlors.
"I started working with Ashley when I needed to eat to gain muscle to swim faster, I worked with her for 3 months and cut 12 seconds of my time! She has also helped me transition to swimming and eating in college, it helps knowing I can always shoot her an email no matter how far away I am".
"Restaurant challenges with Ashley have helped me practice having a normal relationship food, she empowers my wise mind and is helping me eat intuitively"
"Ashley listened to me and developed a meal plan that fits my life, I have lost 61lbs in the past year and am going strong!"