Alexa Bosshardt, MPS, RDN, is a research chef and hands-on industry consultant who has devoted most of her career to providing recipe formulation and nutritional marketing services to food and beverage manufacturers and restaurant chains. With a culinary degree from Johnson & Wales and multiple degrees from Cornell University, Bosshardt has enjoyed more than a decade of teaching ServSafe and Culinary Nutrition courses, as well as corporate wellness classes. She currently consults for a number of food companies, as well as the American Sugar Refining Group (ASR). Read more of her articles on the sweet things in life at www.preparedfoods.com/bosshardt. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.