Podcast 17: Double Date with Mary Purdy & Keith Hitchcock


It’s time to get out the good china and whip up some fancy food because we have a brand new double date! Our guests are fellow dietitian and podcaster Mary Purdy and her husband, content creator and producer extraordinaire Keith Hitchcock. In the next hour and a half they chat about how they share and split up fitness and cooking in their home, and endure our first ever lightning round!


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Mary Purdy is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, the Clinical Education Lead and Coach at Arivale, and host of the Mary’s Nutrition Show podcast. Her husband is videographer and digital media maker Keith Hitchcock who, among many other ventures, produces Mary’s podcast. The couple are based in Seattle and use their knowledge and sense of humor to discuss nutrition and provide many healthy tips.


  • Mary discusses her experience as a dietitian and Keith talks about how his own media production talents got his and Mary’s podcast off the ground.
  • Mary’s unexpected trip from acting to nutrition, and how theater drew her and Keith together.
  • The obstacles Mary and Keith overcame and learning experiences they had moving in together.
  • Mary’s unusual childhood habit and how she’s been able to build up a strong immune system.
  • How fitness and nutrition play key roles in their relationship.
  • Keith and Mary discuss some of their own culinary specialties.
  • Which fitness activities they share, and which they prefer to do on their own.
  • The debut of Nutrition Nuptials’ special lightning round segment, including what Mary thinks is key to everyday happiness!

Double Date: Mary Purdy & Keith Hitchcock

Contact Info for Mary and Keith’s Nutrition Show:


Mary on Facebook

Mary on Twitter 

Mary on LinkedIn

Mary on Instagram

Mary on YouTube

Mary’s Nutrition Show on iTunes


Links/References discussed on show:

Get Mary’s Quick Start Guide to Nutrition

Check out Mandy discussing yoga & meditation on a recent episode of “Mary’s Nutrition Show”

Make your own tortillas with a tortilla press

Serving the Broccoli Gods: True Tales and Tips from a Nutritionist on a Quest

If, by Janet Jackson


Have a question, story to share, or feedback on the show? Email podcast@nutritionnuptials.com

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Meet Your Hosts, Taco & Mandy:

Mandy Enright, MS, RDN, RYT is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and fitness instructor. She is the creator of the blog, Nutrition Nuptials, where she has been helping couples learn how to merge their lifestyles together and served as the inspiration for this podcast. Mandy is dedicated to helping teach people how to fit the foods they love into their lifestyle with an “all foods fit” philosophy. She is joined every episode by her co-host and husband, Taco. Taco and Mandy are active beach bums who live at the Jersey Shore and are always exploring restaurants, breweries, wineries, and perfect sunsets. You can check out their finds on Instagram by following #AdventuresOfTacoAndMandy.
Follow Mandy and the show on Instagram @nutrition_nuptials and on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and YouTube @mandyenrightRD

About the Show:

Nutrition Nuptials is all about helping couples learn how to go from a “ME” to a “WE” when it comes to their household habits, particularly when it comes to nutrition, fitness, and overall well-being. The backbone of the story is the STORIES you will hear, because every couple has their trials and triumphs. Know that you’re not alone! Hear Taco & Mandy discuss stories they have experienced personally in their time together. And join them for their Double Date episodes when other couples join the show to share their experiences.  There’s laughs and learnings for all!

How You Can Support the Show:

We love our listeners for taking the time to listen to us chat about couples-related matters.  In order to give you the best possible show, we have a few simple ways you can support the show and help spread the word.
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Thanks for joining us today and for saying

“I DO”

to YOUR happily, health-fully ever after!



Double Date: Mary Purdy & Keith Hitchcock

2 thoughts on “Podcast 17: Double Date with Mary Purdy & Keith Hitchcock

  1. Can’t wait to give this episode a listen! I love the double date theme and all of the conversation looks so interesting!

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