Kaleigh McMordie, MCN, RDN, LD

Kaleigh McMordie, MCN, RDN, LD


  • Intuitive eating registered dietitian
  • Holds a master's in clinical nutrition
  • Food blogger and recipe developer at Lively Table


Kaleigh McMordie, MCN, RDN, LD, is a registered dietitian in Lubbock, Texas specializing in intuitive eating and the non-diet approach. She believes that all foods have a place in the diet and that food should be a source of joy as well as a source of nourishment, not a source of stress. She works with local and virtual clients in her private practice to free them from the diet mentality and establish a healthy relationship with food and body.

As a food blogger and culinary expert, Kaleigh develops easy, healthy, and delicious recipes on her blog, Lively Table. She loves to use fresh, seasonal ingredients in her recipes, from main dishes to cocktails and treats. She doesn’t believe in eliminating food groups or that fancy ingredients are necessary for nutritious meals! Kaleigh has developed recipes for Verywell, Healthline, True Food Kitchen, and many food and culinary brands.


Kaleigh graduated from Texas Tech University with a bachelor’s degree in nutrition science and dietetics. There, she also interned with the Texas Tech Athletics.

She completed her master’s degree in clinical nutrition and her dietetic internship at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, where she interned with UT Southwestern Clements University Hospital, Zale Lipshy University, Children’s Medical Center, and Parkland Memorial Hospital.

A Word From Kaleigh McMordie, MCN, RDN, LD

As a registered dietitian, I believe in food as medicine and nourishment, but as a culinary dietitian, I also believe in food as a source of joy and a way of connecting with others. I believe that healthy eating and joyful eating can and should coexist, and that food freedom is possible! I am passionate about helping others find food and body freedom through intuitive eating. Cooking has been a huge part of my own journey with intuitive eating, and I love sharing that with all of you!

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