Cooking with My Friends

Cooking with My Friends is a video series in which host, Alane Boyd, travels to cook healthy meals with chefs and home cooks around the world! Season 1 features Alane’s BurgerFit burgers. Alane’s co-host for the episode creates a dish that pairs perfectly with the burger being featured, making a delicious meal!

BurgerFit is a cookbook using ground meat burgers to include vegetables so any toddler, family member, or friend can eat healthier (and sometimes not even know it!). Burger recipes include easy starter vegetables like mushrooms and spinach to more diverse vegetables like beets.

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Alane has kept her 40 lb weight loss off since 2013 and created BurgerFit and Cooking with My friends as a way to get her family eating better. Her health journey started in 2012 after be diagnosed with high blood pressure and obesity. Frustrated and determined, Alane decided to make small, sustainable changes in her diet so that it would be maintainable for a lifetime. Now Alane maintains a healthy weight range and has incorporated quick, and easy recipes that keep her picky family members eating better!

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Cooking with My Friends – Episode 8 with Kent Birdwell

Cooking with My Friends: Episode 8 Southwest BurgerFit Burger Alane Boyd and Kent Birdwell Episode 8 of Cooking with My Friends was filmed in Whitleyville, Tennessee, with Kent Birdwell at his parents’ estate. Kent is the owner of The Blue Pig in Cookeville, Tennessee. “Kent makes some of the best food I have ever tasted. I…

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Cooking with My Friends – Episode 7 with Jamie Szybala

Cooking with My Friends: Episode 7 Ethiopian Lentil BurgerFit Burger Episode 7 of Cooking with My friends brought Alane to Tuscon, Arizona, to see Jamie Szybala, owner of Thrive Wellness Collective. Alane and Jamie have been friends for years, and her last trip to see Jamie inspired Alane to start the Cooking with My Friends…

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Cooking with My Friends – Episode 6 with Joey Wolf

Cooking with My Friends: Episode 6 Sweet Potato & Rosemary BurgerFit Burger For this episode of Cooking with My Friends, Alane traveled to Shreveport, Louisiana, to meet her friend Joey Wolf. Alane and Joey met at Louisiana Tech University where they both went to college. They have stayed friends ever since and have even traveled…

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Cooking with My Friends – Episode 5 with Megan Haley

Cooking with My Friends: Episode 5 Radish & Lemon BurgerFit Burger Megan Haley of Happy Belly Nashville & Alane Boyd Alane traveled to Nashville, TN, for the fifth episode of Cooking with My Friends with Happy Belly owner, Megan Haley. Happy Belly Nashvilleis a personal chef service specializing in food and nutrition that supports holistic health. Together, they…

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Cooking with My Friends – Episode 4 with Bryan Ladd

Cooking with My Friends: Episode 4 Spinach & Mushroom BurgerFit Burger Alane Boyd and Bryan Ladd film another installment of Cooking with My Friends in Alane’s Tennessee kitchen. Together, they cook a keto-friendly meal together featuring Alane’s spinach and mushroom BurgerFit burger. Bryan’s story is truly inspirational. He started the keto diet after realizing he…

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Cooking with My Friends – Episode 3 with Stephanie Zarling

Cooking With My Friends: Episode 3 Cassava Flour Tortillas Alane stays home in Cookeville, Tennessee for this recording of Cooking With My Friends and invites over her friend Stephanie Zarling for Episode 3. Together they learn to make cassava flour tortillas. These tortillas are a perfect substitute if you are looking for a gluten free,…

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Want to cook with Alane?

If you love cooking healthy, delicious meals and think you could be a great guest on Cooking with My Friends, reach out to us! Alane travels the world and would love to talk about collaborating with you.

Contact pr@alaneboyd or send a direct message on Instagram. In your message to us, please provide any links you have to your website, social pages, or products; where you are located; and a time frame during which you want to shoot the episode.


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BurgerFit Cookbook

Author and creator, Alane Boyd

How I’ve kept my 40 lb weight loss and got my family eating healthier.

Through Alane’s weight loss journey, she has developed real meat burger recipes that include loads of vegetables. For almost a decade, she has maintained an over 40-pound weight loss and inspired others to eat better and live a healthier lifestyle. Her BurgerFit burgers are a great way to start helping anyone eat more vegetables, even toddlers.

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