Sandra Lucas

  • Registered Nutritionist
  • Freelance health and food writer 
  • Culinary nutritionist providing instruction to groups and individuals including specialized programs for diabetics, seniors and vegans



Sandra Lucas was a writer for The Spruce Eats covering sugar-free cooking. She is a Registered Nutritionist and freelance health and food writer who enjoys growing and preparing her own food and transforming traditional recipes into healthful treats.

As an avid home cook Lucas has enjoyed feeding people for many years. Professionally she has worked with clients to understand new ingredients and ways they can incorporate homemade meals into their busy lives. She has written presentations, course materials and recipe tutorials aimed at educating novices about preparing real, unprocessed food. Her work involves coaching clients through necessary changes to diet and lifestyle following the diagnosis of a chronic condition.

As a culinary nutritionist, Lucas has participated in the programming and instruction of both private and group cooking classes, including specialized programs for diabetics, seniors and vegans.

As a food writer,  Lucas explores natural food products and creates new recipes, while sharing an enthusiasm for organics. She specializes in web writing and social media communications for the holistic health and natural food industries.


Sandra graduated from the Institute of Holistic Nutrition in Toronto, Canada, gaining her Certified Nutritional Practitioner designation. She has also studied at the Edison Institute of Nutrition.

About The Spruce

The Spruce, a Dotdash brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce family of brands, including The Spruce, The Spruce Eats, The Spruce Pets, and The Spruce Crafts collectively reach 30 million people each month.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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