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Molly Kimball, RD, CSSD is a Sports and Lifestyle Dietitian, Board Certified as a Specialist in Sports Dietetics by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She is WGNO’s nutrition and fitness expert, with weekly segments on Good Morning New Orleans, Get the Skinny with Molly.

She is also columnist for The Times-Picayune|NOLA.com, covering the latest trends in the nutrition and the fitness industry.

Molly manages the nutrition program at Ochsner’s Elmwood Fitness Center in New Orleans, advising clients in reducing body fat, building lean muscle, endurance training, disordered eating, and general health and wellness.

She has developed Eat Fit NOLA, a free partnership between Ochsner Health System and more than 50 local restaurants to develop & identify healthy menu items, and collaborates with local chefs in preparing and presenting fun, upbeat, and nutritious cooking classes.

As a Sports Dietitian, Molly has worked with hundreds of athletes, both amateur and professional, including players in the NFL, MLB, and NBA, as well as soccer players and professional boxers.

Serving as a spokesperson at various events targeting the New Orleans community, Molly is featured regularly as a nutritional expert on local and national news stories. She has been featured in national media outlets including Vogue, The New York Times, Newsweek, Shape, Health, Fitness, Runner’s World, Wine Enthusiast, Cosmopolitan, WebMD and CNN.com.


Recent Articles
  • Get the Skinny | In the Kitchen with Kyndra Holley + Cranberry Almond Broccoli Salad

    Kyndra Holley, from Seattle, WA - professional food blogger and International Best Selling cookbook author is sharing keto tips and tricks and delicious recipes in this week’s Get the Skinny with Molly. On her website Peace, Love and Low Carb you can find helpful resources and hundreds of low carb, keto, and paleo recipes - including recipes with 5 ingredients or less, 30 minute meals, and allergen friendly recipes.

  • Love it, Like it, Hate it: Mayonnaise

    We often think of mayonnaise as one of the least healthy foods on the planet, but it actually isn’t as bad as you may think it is – and we actually have plenty of “LOVE IT” and “LIKE IT” options for it in today’s Get the Skinny with Molly.

  • Get the Skinny in the Kitchen with Tsunami, supporting Eat Fit Dine Out | Thursday June 6

    Dine out tomorrow, Thursday June 6, at any of the restaurants & partners participating in Eat Fit Dine Out, including Tsunami!  Proceeds from the Dine Out give-back day benefit Eat Fit’s nonprofit initiatives, including nutrition education, Eat Fit on menus in schools, creating Eat Fit opportunities in under-served areas, and more. Eat Fit makes it easy to fuel our families well, at home and on the go! Download the Eat Fit smartphone app to find 100s of Eat Fit recipes plus local restaurants with the Eat Fit seal of approval on menus, including the nutrition facts for today’s featured dishes by Chef Fred Nonato of Tsunami!

  • Love it, Like it, Hate it: Croutons

    Croutons add texture and flavor to a salad, but most croutons also add a hefty dose of salty white carbs. But with a little creativity, there are plenty of other ways to add interest and crunch to a salad.  In today’s Love it, Like it, Hate it, Molly shares some of the best and worst ways to top your next salad!

  • Get the Skinny in the Kitchen | Molly’s Blueberry Cobbler – Made-Over by Ben!

    Back in the kitchen with Ben McLauchlin of Swerve – and Ben has re-made Molly’s blueberry cobbler recipe, making it better than ever but still low in carbs and gluten-free!

  • Love it, Like it, Hate it: Fruit Spreads

    Don’t get yourself in a jam by buying the wrong preserves!  Some are made with real, whole fruit and can be a great addition to a wholesome breakfast or the perfect PB&J, but many are made with more added sugar than real fruit – and some contain no real fruit at all!  In today’s Love it, Like it, Hate it, Molly gives us the skinny on the best & worst of jams, jellies, & preserves on shelves.

  • Get the Skinny in the Kitchen with Swerve: Strawberry Cake

    Swerve has changed the game on the baking aisle, bringing products to store shelves that make it easier than ever to make good-for-you decadent treats. And as usual, Swerve’s Ben McLauchlin loves to step things up a few notches, treating us to this beautiful and simple Strawberry Cake.  Top with Swerve’s frosting and fresh berries and you’ve got a party-ready dessert that’s naturally gluten-free and grain-free with just 5 grams net carbs per serving!

  • Love it, Like it, Hate it: Vinaigrettes & Salad Dressings

    We know that a hefty dose of creamy salad dressing is the quickest way to sabotage a healthy salad, but more and more options are making it easier than ever to keep a salad nutritious, in spite of creamy dressings – and on the flip side, many seemingly low-cal vinaigrettes and “light” dressings can be loaded with sodium and more than a day’s worth of added sugar! In today’s Love it, Like it, Hate it, we’re Getting the Skinny with Molly on the best & worst dressings and vinaigrettes in stores.

  • Get the Skinny in the Kitchen with Ben McLauchlin of Swerve | Blueberry Cheesecake Bar

    Satisfy your sweet tooth and indulge in the season’s beautiful blueberries with these nutritious + delicious Blueberry Cheesecake Bars.   Naturally gluten-free with zero added sugar, these Cheesecake Bars are the perfect make-ahead treats for spring break beach getaways, staycations, or just a delicious dessert for an everyday indulgence without the guilt.

  • Get the Skinny | In the Kitchen with Kyndra Holley + Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies

    Kyndra Holley, from Seattle, WA - professional food blogger and International Best Selling cookbook author is sharing keto tips and tricks and delicious recipes in this week’s Get the Skinny with Molly. On her website Peace, Love and Low Carb you can find helpful resources and hundreds of low carb, keto, and paleo recipes - including recipes with 5 ingredients or less, 30 minute meals, and allergen friendly recipes.

  • Love it, Like it, Hate it: “Natural” Nut & Seed Butters

    The peanut butter aisle used to be simple: Crunchy or Creamy.  Now there’s a variety of nut and seed butters to choose from – many with the claim of “natural” –  making even tougher to figure out what’s best, so today we’re Getting the Skinny with Molly on the best and worst of “natural” nut & seed butters.

  • Love it, Like it, Hate it: Coffee Creamers

    Coffee is one of the top sources of antioxidants. It’s linked to a lower risk of type 2 diabetes and Parkinson’s disease, and several reports say that coffee drinkers live longer, too.  But coffee creamer can make it or break it, so today we’re Getting the Skinny with Molly on best and worst bets for coffee creamers on shelves.

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