Linda Gassenheimer

Linda Gassenheimer
MENTOR | IWF Florida

Her “Miami Herald” column “Dinner in Minutes” is distributed on the Tribune Wire Service to over 6 million readers each week. Her Quick Fix Diabetes column is also distributed on the Tribune Wire Service. In addition, she writes regularly for “Bottom Line Newsletter” and has written for “Food and Wine,” “Prevention Magazine” “Cooking Light,” and several other national publications.

She has appeared on national and international television shows including “Good Morning America,” “Canada AM,” and had her own segment called “Dinner in Minutes” on the Miami NBC TV affiliate. She has appeared many times on the Television Food Network.

She is the author of 32 books. Her newest books, The 12-Week Diabetes Cookbook, Delicious One-Pot Dishes, Quick and Easy Chicken, No-Fuss Diabetes Desserts, Simply Smoothies, Fast and Flavorful: Great Diabetes Meals from Market to Table, and Mix ‘n’ Match Meals in Minutes all published by the American Diabetes Association. Her latest books are Flavors of the Florida Keys (December, 2010), The Portion Plan (January, 2007), Prevention’s Fit and Fast Meals in Minutes, (August, 2006), Good-Carb Meals in Minutes and Good-Carb Diet for Life (September, 2005), and Low-Carb Meals in Minutes (October 2000) reached number 1 on’s bestseller list for all books and number 2 on the L.A. Times Hot Books List. It has been published in the UK where it reached number 1 on the UK bestseller list, in Norway and Australia.

She is Past President of the International Women’s Forum/Florida, on the Board of Funding Arts Network and a member of the Miami/Dade Schools Wellness Advisory Committee.

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