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Meet The Team

Lauren Klukas PFT

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Lauren is the owner of The Complete Plate Inc. and author of "The Complete Plate - A Stronger, Healthier, and Happier You"


Lauren was a competitive swimmer and coach for Cascade Swim Club before
she became a certified personal trainer. In 2013, Lauren was diagnosed with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC), which inspired The Complete Plate philosophy, website, and the eponymous nutrition and cooking show. With a conviction for scientifically rooted content, she is currently attending Athabasca University for her bachelor of science (BSc) degree. She lives in Calgary, Alberta, with her husband and daughter.

Lauren Klukas Author of The Complete Plate

Janine Elenko RD

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Janine is the nutrition consultant for "The Complete Plate - A Stronger, Healthier, and Happier You"

Janine Elenko is a registered dietitian (RD) with a bachelor of science (B. Sc.) degree in Human Nutrition and is currently working towards a master’s degree in Public Health. After a dietetic internship in Ontario, Janine went on to work in stroke rehabilitation. Her passion lies in advocating social change within communities.

Janine RD nutrition consultant
Ashlee culinary consultant The Complete Plate

Ashlee Gillespie

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Ashlee is the culinary consultant for "The Complete Plate - A Stronger, Healthier, and Happier You"

A red seal chef who specializes in pastry, Ashlee adopted a love for raw and fresh ingredients during her work in Australia and New Zealand. Ashlee also developed tremendous insight into gluten-free cooking after she was diagnosed with celiac disease.

Behind the scenes

To create a project of this caliber requires a small village.


Read more about the talents behind the scenes.

Lindsay Nichols

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Lindsay is the photographer for "The Complete Plate - A Stronger, Healthier, Happier You.

Lindsay is a commercial photographer based in Calgary, specializing in commercial and small business image branding and architectural photography.

Lindsay Nichols Photographer The Complete Plate
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Figure 1

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Figure 1 is the publisher of "The Complete Plate - A Stronger, Healthier, Happier You.

Figure 1 is committed to the highest standards in book publishing, producing stunning illustrated books and savvy, bestselling business titles.

Figure 1 Publishing
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