Full of great ideas for meal plans and recipes, the nationally syndicated column 7-Day Menu Planner helps you free up your time by bringing practical, nutritious, budget-friendly and easy meals to the table. Written by nutrition consultant and TV personality Susan Nicholson, 7-Day Menu Planner lets you spend less time in the kitchen and more time with your family.

About Susan Nicholson

Susan Nicholson is a columnist, speaker, author and consultant in the area of food and nutrition. Her column 7-Day Menu Planner appears in newspapers with total circulations of more than 2 million.

Known for her humorous, down-to-earth style and creative, healthy recipes, Nicholson has appeared on CNN, The Discovery Channel and Atlanta network television and has participated in many radio and newspaper/online outlet interviews.

Expanding on her writing abilities and knowledge of nutrition, Nicholson has authored multiple books, including Save Your Heart With Susan: Six Easy Steps to Cooking Delicious Healthy Meals in a Microwave and 7-Day Menu Planner for Dummies.

Nicholson previously owned and operated a cooking school and microwave specialty store and attended École de Cuisine La Varenne in Paris. Prior to her full-time culinary endeavors, Nicholson held regional sales positions with Mead Johnson's Nutritional Division and the Marriott Corp.'s Contract Food Services Division, providing a well-rounded perspective on not only culinary arts, but also the ins and outs of food creation and distribution.

A resident of Atlanta, Nicholson is a registered and licensed dietitian and a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the International Association of Culinary Professionals. She is an associate member of the Association of Food Journalists, and a founding member and past president of the Atlanta chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier, an esteemed worldwide society of professional women in the fields of food, hospitality and fine beverage.