"I've never been a huge sweets eater, and I've always loved a Mediterranean diet. We eat a lot of dark leafy greens, and a couple meals each week are meat-free. We enjoy eating a balanced diet."
"I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number you get in a diamond."Rachael Ray on Mae West
"Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie."Rachael Ray on Jim Davis
"My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people."Rachael Ray on Orson Welles
"No disease that can be treated by diet should be treated with any other means."Rachael Ray on Maimonides
"Adopting a new healthier lifestyle can involve changing diet to include more fresh fruit and vegetables as well as increasing levels of exercise."Rachael Ray on Linford Christie
"I tried to bake a cake for my mother's birthday - it took me four hours. It was terrible, and I cried for three days."
"Whatever it is you want to do, take a job in that field. You will learn by experience and, slow and steady, you'll get it done!"
"If you want to look at the state of humans, you should look at the state of animals first. People are choosing whether or not they can feed an animal and their family. And every shelter coast-to-coast is stuffed."
"We created a line of pet food called Nutrish that's made to human standards, and 100 percent of the proceeds go to animal rescue. One of our top-tier donors is the ASPCA, and they help us challenge animal shelters all across the country to get more animals placed in homes."
"Never be a food snob. Learn from everyone you meet - the fish guy at your market, the lady at the local diner, farmers, cheese makers. Ask questions, try everything and eat up!"