Enjoy the Kitchen

Vincent Alvarez

Welcome to Enjoy the Kitchen! My goal is to inspire and motivate you to get in the kitchen and prepare healthy meals using whole foods.

I really enjoy the kitchen!  It’s my place to create and experiment with food. It allows me to unwind and relax from the day and provides me an opportunity to be grateful and thankful. Most importantly it connects me to nature, family and  friends.


  • Skilled in the kitchen creating healthy plant based meals
  • Experienced with all aspects of meal planning
  • Knowledgeable with kitchen safety and sanitation
  • Enjoy growing my own vegetables

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
Certified Personal Trainer through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
Certified Nutrition Support Clinician (CNSC)
Certified Integrative Mental Health Professional (CIMHP)
Certified Culinary RX with Rouxbe Cooking School
CSULB graduate in Nutrition and Sociology
NSCA Member
ASPEN Member
CPR certified
First Aid Certified
Clinical Dietitian at Sharp Healthcare -1997 – Present
Lifestyle Educator for Kaiser Permanente – 2000 – 2021
Adjunct Nutrition Professor at Grossmont College, San Diego – 1998 – 2000
Nutrition and Exercise Consultant

Motivational speaker, trainer, facilitator and coach providing wellness’ seminars, workshops, and health fairs for companies such as:
Sorin Biomedical
Sharp Healthcare
Kaiser Permanente
Western Digital
Downey Savings
VA Healthcare
American Cancer Society
American Lung Association
Girls Inc.
L3 Communications
Department of Health, San Diego County
San Diego Zoo
Wild Animal Park

Provides nutrition for weight management, sports nutrition and training, disease prevention and management, nutrition for kids, teens, adults, geriatric, and mental health.

Avid runner completing several half marathons, 10Ks, and 5Ks. One of the first to complete the Triple Crown Half Marathon Series in San Diego.

Ultramarathon cyclist completing distances of 500 miles in 3 days, 210 miles in 13 hours.

Maintains a weekly resistance training and flexibility program

Completed several workshops in Mindful Meditation, Compassion and Yoga and has a daily sitting practice.

Founder of Athletes For the Quality of Life

Vince has a passion to help others with his expertise in Nutrition and Exercise.

Video Crew: Soup and Salad Productions