Photo courtesy of The Sassy Dietitian

November 26, 2019

Laura Ligos MBA ’12 is a New York-based sports dietitian and online real food-based blogger, educator and nutrition expert. She completed a dietetic internship and Master of Business Administration at Dominican University.

Laura recently published her first book, The Complete Clean Eating Cookbook: 200 Fresh Recipes and 3 Easy Meal Plans for a Healthy Diet. The book is available for purchase on

As a lifelong athlete, she went on to pursue many ventures as a dietitian but knew her passion was in sports nutrition as well as teaching people how to cook and build a real food lifestyle. She educates people in her hometown as well as through her blog at and on her Instagram account (@thesassydietitian). Laura is also a CrossFit Level 2 trainer at her local CrossFit gym where she loves coaching her athletes and helping them live an active life through movement and nutrition.

She currently resides in Albany, New York with her husband and her Wheaten Terrier pup, Bode who you can see running through sprinklers daily on her Instagram account.