New York Times bestselling author and creator of the Hungry Girl brand that encompasses TV shows, products and cookbooks in its name. Her show Hungry Girl can be seen on Food Network and Cooking Channel.
She created her Hungry Girl empire in 2004 by investing $10,000 of her savings.
She began writing a weekly column for People magazine online and Weight Watchers website. She also began contributing regularly to Redbook magazine.
She married Nickelodeon television producer Dan Schneider in 2002.
She has appeared on the cooking show of Rachael Ray.