Andrea Kirkland, MS, RD Andrea Kirkland, MS, RD, is a nationally recognized culinary registered dietitian with over 20 years' experience as a cookbook editor, recipe developer, and food writer and has developed over 1000-plus recipes. Andrea's passionate about sharing her knowledge on home cooking and meal planning and is on a mission to prove that when it comes to food the words healthy and delicious can co-exist. About Better Homes & Gardens Better Homes & Gardens, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is the only iconic home brand with a 100+ year history of providing trustworthy and achievable ideas for all doers and home-enthusiasts. We are the go-to resource for fresh takes on home, food, and gardening—inspiring people to bring their dreams to life at home on special occasions and every day. BHG reaches 45 million readers each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process.