Annessa Chumbley is a registered dietitian and creator of Flourish! LLC. Flourish’s mission is to see lives transformed through true nourishment of the mind and body. Having worked in Bariatrics for several years, Annessa holds each one of her patients in a special place in her heart. Annessa began Flourish when she started cooking classes for her patients, and the classes exploded with more attendees than the room could hold. Through Flourish she created and produced healthy cooking videos for Bariatric patients. She began doing her own weekly “Living Well” segment for Indianapolis’ FOX 59 Morning News, and then was requested to move to WISH-TV’s new lifestyle talk show, IndyStyle, where she contributes weekly segments and backup co-hosting.
Annessa is a TV personality for local cooking show, Survival Secrets…Firing Up Your Day!, a show that helps those on a budget eat and cook healthfully. She does cooking demonstrations and keynote presentations for corporations, Bariatric centers, Whole Foods, events, health expos, and farmers markets. She is recipe creator for prestigious healthcare corporations. Her tips and tricks have been featured in several magazines, newsletters, and radio shows.
She attended Florida College, graduated cum lade from Western Kentucky University, and completed her dietetic internship through Indiana University. She is involved in volunteering at homeless shelters, food banks, and girls clubs. Annessa lives in Indianapolis with her husband and baby girl. She is passionate about the power of nutritious food! Get ready for some “health food cravings!”