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Eating a Meal


- Eating Disorders/Disordered Eating

- Intuitive Eating

- Health at Every Size

- Emotional Eating

- Body Image Concerns

- Digestive Issues

- Prenatal and Postnatal Nutrition

- Family Feeding

- General Health and Wellness Concerns

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Our Philosophy

Nutrition should be simple and approachable.

Food is more than just fuel for our bodies.

Learning to listen to your body is key to promote true health and

Weight and body size do not define you or your health.

With all the nutrition information that is constantly thrown at you and a new fad diet every few months, finding the “best” way to feed yourself can feel very confusing. Our approach to nutrition is simple and looks at the whole-person to help not only improve your relationship with food but also improve energy levels, sleep, digestion and mood.

Eating should be enjoyable, delicious, and satisfying. We can help you find your own unique balance by eating foods that nourish your body and mind. This includes eating foods for more than just nutritional content and getting back to enjoying all foods.

We help you learn to listen to the infinite wisdom within your own body to manage a wide range of physical, mental, and emotional issues related to nutrition and movement. You are the expert of your body, and we help guide you to further develop that expertise. We will work together to look at behaviors, thoughts, and attitudes that support your health and well-being.

We believe your body is worthy of being taken care of and respected regardless of size or shape. Even if we all ate the same and moved the same our bodies would not look the same - naturally bodies exist in a variety of shapes and sizes. Our approach is from a Health at Every Size perspective and looks at behaviors instead of only numbers to help you uncover the food fears, triggers, and body concerns that hold you back. 

Our Team

About Mariah


 Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
ACSM Certified Group Exercise Instructor
Master of Public Health Nutritional Sciences

University of Michigan School of Public Health

Bachelor of Science Exercise Physiology

University of Michigan School of Kinesiology

Mariah Lewis
Founder, Registered Dietitian

I originally developed an interest in nutrition because I really love food! I live by the same philosophies that I share with my clients and am passionate about helping people rediscover the joy in eating and movement. 


This passion developed through my own recovery from a strained relationship with food and movement. I've found that true health and happiness exists beyond diets, obsession, and rigid food rules, and I want to help others redefine what health means for them. My approach incorporates intuitive eating, health at every size and mindful eating - the same frameworks I live by daily.

For more on my recovery story, click the video below to watch my featured video with Side by Side Nutrition


Rebecca Schmitke
red Dietitian

I became a dietitian because I love connecting with others over food and nutrition. It is my passion to help others heal and develop a more nuanced, confident, and peaceful relationship between food and their bodies. I would love to come alongside you wherever you find yourself on this journey!


In addition to working with eating disorders, I have a robust background in prenatal and postpartum nutrition counseling. As a mother myself, I personally understand the complexities regarding changes in body image and nutritional needs during this beautiful yet often jarring season. Outside of nutrition counseling, I keep busy exploring the world with my two kids and husband. You’ll often find me drinking coffee, practicing yoga, painting furniture, or whipping up a new recipe in the kitchen.


 Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
Master of Science Human Nutrition

Michigan State University

Bachelor of Science Dietetics

Michigan State University



 Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
Click here for the requirements to become an RDN
Bachelor of Science Clinical Nutrition

University of California Davis

US Rowing Level 1 Coaching Certificate

Jessica Manginelli
Registered Dietitian

My passion for nutrition really took root because of my background in athletics. In college, I was a 4 year Varsity Rower, and prior to that I had been competing in various sports since the age of four. 


From being impacted by disordered eating habits myself that caused me to not be able to reach my potential in college and seeing other teammates struggle with body image and food, I learned that sports nutrition is a lot more than just eating protein. Now as I live life as a retired athlete, I see how the difficulties of additional body changes and changes in eating patterns affect an individual’s relationship with food. I strive to help all people mend their relationship with food and body and guide them to take steps toward stress free eating.


My goal is to help clients understand the why behind their decisions and to give them the space to challenge unhealthy behaviors so that they can focus on the aspects of their lives that they truly value.

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