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Brandi Koskie

Brandi Koskie

Managing Editor

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Brandi Koskie has a love for life that extends to living healthy. She enjoys finding new and interesting ways to infuse her cooking and recipes with flavor and nutrition and is always on the prowl for a tasty new treat that is at least somewhat guilt free. Brandi is a proud alum of the University of Oklahoma, from which she earned a bachelors degree in journalism. Her nutrition education comes from the school of hard knocks- in that she's a scavenger for health and wellness information and is always on top of the latest news and trends.

Brandi also believes that good health is influenced through giving. She gives back to her home community in many ways, her favorite is a more than three-year relationship with a young girl she mentors. She calls Wichita, KS home, where she lives with her husband and toddler daughter.

Fun Facts About Brandi

I Never Leave Home Without Flip Flops

Where I'd Rather Be OU Football Game on the 50

My Bragging Rights Let me fix dinner for you and you'll see

Personal Fun Fact I can recite the ABCs backward

Refrigerator Staple Cheese

My Favorite Healthy Food Grilled Vegetables with Balsamic Vinegar or Cheerios

My Guiltiest Pleasure Homemade Baked Macaroni & Cheese

Song That Gets Me Going in the Gym Killers "Jenny was a Friend of Mine"

Favorite Gym Activity Crunches on a fitness ball

Movie Seen Too Many Times to Count Dumb & Dumber

The Book I'd Read Again Roald Dahl's Big Friendly Giant (BFG)

First Paid Gig Cleaning houses, included dusting a Heisman trophy

Accomplishment Most Proud of My marriage


Recent Posts

WIN an Applegate Half Time Prize Pack — Enjoy the Best Lunch Kit Ever

29 September 2014, 4:59 pm

We love the new Applegate Half Time lunch kits so much that we want to share the awesome lunchtime joy with everyone! Seriously, you’ve gotta try these! And two of our DietsInReview readers are going to do just that — on us! Lunch has never been easier, tastier, or smarter. Take it from me, these [...]


Monica Geller’s Weight Loss Transformation Inspires 20 Years Later

23 September 2014, 3:00 pm

Yesterday was the 20th anniversary of the premiere of Friends – what I’ll be bold enough to call the quintessential TV show of the ’90s and early ’00s. I still quote it regularly and find ways to insert the nuisances of one of the best television comedies into my daily life. The fact that this [...]


Treat Your Workout with Chocolate Covered Pretzel Protein Balls

2 September 2014, 3:10 pm

Three words for you… Treat. Yo. Self. If you know Parks and Rec, you know the reference. Only we believe in treating yourself all the time, not just one day a year. Especially after a workout! When you’re on a run, crushing the weights, or sweating through a cycling class it’s easy to get tunnel [...]


Instagram Feeds Hamburglarized by McDonald’s and Nobody is Lovin’ It

14 August 2014, 1:38 pm

Hey McDonald’s! Get Your Garbage Food Out of My Instagram Feed! We’ve known they were coming, but sponsored posts have finally landed right smack dab in the middle of what may be my favorite social media channel. “It’s quiet over there” I wrote of Instagram recently, when a friend was questioning the medium’s purpose. That’s [...]


21 Recipes and Ways to Clean Out the Summer Garden Surplus in Your Backyard

8 August 2014, 2:54 pm

The summer growing season may be nearing its end, but your garden is probably just hitting its peak production! You can only personally eat so many tomatoes, cucumbers, cantaloupe, and zucchini. Your neighbors and co-workers will only allow you to share so many. And really, it seems a total waste to let them go. So [...]


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