Allison Fishman Task Allison has had a wide-ranging career in culinary arts. She has authored cookbooks, hosted TV and online cooking shows, and contributed recipes to numerous lifestyle magazines, including Real Simple. Highlights: * Works as a life and career coach * Appeared as a host on Martha Stewart's Everyday Food; Lifetime's Cook Yourself Thin; TLC's Home Made Simple; and Yahoo's Blue Ribbon Hunter * Wrote two cookbooks (Cooking Light Lighten Up, America!: Favorite American Foods Made Guilt-Free, and You Can Trust a Skinny Cook) * Was a food stylist at the Food Network * Was editor at large for Cooking Light * Developed recipes for Real Simple, Cooking Light, Fine Cooking, and others * Wrote freelance articles for mindbodygreen.com, Reader's Digest, Business Insider, and other magazines About Real Simple Real Simple, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning, trusted online resource for for smart, authentic solutions to simplify your life. We reach 11 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact-checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.