Areas of Expertise:
- Children's Nutrition
- Family Nutrition
- Food Preparation and Meal Planning
- Food Safety
Maples focuses on better eating for children, families and seniors, and guides chefs in developing healthier menus. Through wellness events, Maples teaches people how to plan and prepare meals that meet their lifestyle, health and nutrition needs. Maples is certified in adult weight management, child and adolescent weight management and counseling for heart health. She is a graduate of the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill and earned a master's degree from the University of North Carolina – Greensboro.