About Anne Lindsay

Anne Lindsay has been helping Canadians find healthier ways to enjoy good food for over 30 years, her six bestselling cookbooks are a testament to her success and are published in 17 countries.

Anne was the Toronto Star’s Home Economist in the 1970’s. In the 1980’s, her articles appeared in the Globe and Mail, the Ottawa Citizen, Canadian Living Magazine and numerous other papers and magazines in the U.S. and Canada. In the 1990’s she was Nutrition Editor at Canadian Living Magazine and a regular guest on CBC Newsworld and Cityline television.

Anne was a founding member of Breakfast for Learning, served on it’s Nutrition Education committee and as Chair of the Board. She has raised (and fed) a family while maintaining a hectic schedule as a professional Home Economist, writer and consultant.

She has won numerous awards including the General Foods award for Excellence, The Elizabeth Chant Robertson Award from the Home Economics Association and the Ontario Dietetic Association and a cookbook award from the International Association of Cooking Professionals.

In 2003, she was appointed to the Order of Canada. The Governor General states the following in regards to Anne’s appointment “One of the world’s leading experts in the field of nutrition. Anne Lindsay has coaxed, challenged and inspired Canadians to make healthy food choices. She has influenced modern cooking by making it simple, practical and fun. With the co-operation of the Canadian Cancer Society, the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada and the Canadian Medical Association, she authored five best-selling cookbooks, including The Lighthearted Cookbook. As a home economist, writer and public speaker, she has helped countless Canadians to eat well, live longer and enjoy a healthier lifestyle.

Anne Lives in Toronto with her husband. She loves cooking with her nine grandchildren, playing tennis, golf, skiing and biking.