Sheena Chihak, RD Author's Instagram Title: Associate Editorial Director Education: Iowa State University Location: Des Moines, Iowa Expertise: Food, Nutrition, Cooking, Dietetics Sheena is a registered dietitian and the Associate Editorial Director for Better Homes & Gardens. She enjoys covering all things food related, but especially loves topics such as cooking basics, healthy eating, and her go-to dinners of choice—casseroles, skillet meals, and salads—that let her put multiple food groups into one dish.HighlightsOver 15 years of writing and editing food content for print (books and magazines) and digital media14 years of experience as a Registered DietitianBachelor of Science in Dietetics with second major in Journalism and Mass Communications Experience Sheena Chihak was the digital food and recipes editor at Better Homes & Gardens from 2012 to 2022, where she oversaw all food-related content creation. Prior to making the switch to digital, Sheena spent six years working her way from staff writer and assistant editor to a full-fledged editor on the print side for Better Homes & Gardens Special Interest Publications and Meredith Books.As Associate Editorial Director, Sheena currently oversees all editorial decisions for BHG digital. Education Sheena majored in dietetics and journalism, completing a one-year apprenticeship at Meredith Corporation in their books division as part of her education. After graduation from Iowa State University, she completed her dietetic internship at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. With knowledge from that internship and her formal education, she passed the exam required by the commission on dietetic registration to become a registered dietitian.Professional MembershipsAcademy of Nutrition and Dietetics 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.