Shelly JamesShelly James is a food writer. She has served as editor of two esteemed publications: Home Cooking magazine and Recipe Digest magazine. James had a syndicated column called "Serving Up Midwest Memories." She is also the author of many Complete Idiot's Guide cookbooks.
Heidi McIndoo, M.S., R.D., L.D.N., owns and operates Apple a Day Nutrition, a consulting company that provides individuals and groups a wide range of nutritional services—from nutritional counseling and meal planning to nutrient analysis of recipes and menus. She served as national media spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association and has written health and nutrition articles for numerous publications, including Fitness, Shape, and Self. She earned her BS in dietetics from the University of Connecticut and her MS in nutrition communications from Tufts University. She is the coauthor of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Low-Sodium Cooking, Second Edition.