AFTD Pleased to Announce New Brand Ambassador Nicole Petrie

AFTD is please to announce that social media influencer Nicole Petrie as a new brand ambassador for the organization

ADTD is pleased to announce an official partnership with Nicole Petrie, a social media influencer and AFTD volunteer who is also a care partner for her mother. Over the next six months Nicole is going to post videos to TikTok (@nicolepetrie) to raise awareness of FTD, and help both care partners and people diagnosed with FTD. Together, we will be focusing on the importance of an accurate and timely diagnosis, and supports available for families affected by FTD. Her first post — just in time for Food for Thought — featured this great recipe to promote brain health.

Don’t forget to follow @theaftd on TikTok!

Lions Mane Chick’n

2.5 oz of Lions Mane Mushroom

Fried in 1/2 inch of Vegetable Oil


Dry Mixture:

1 cup Flour

2 tbsp Nutritional Yeast

1 tbsp Salt

2 tsp Garlic Powder

1 tsp Smoked Paprika

2 tbsp Dash Chicken Seasoning- No Salt

2 tsp Pepper

1 tsp Black Garlic

1 tsp Basil

1 tsp Turmeric

1/4 cup Corn Starch


Wet Mixture:

1/2 cup Cold Water

1/2 cup Plant Milk of Choice

3 tbsp Nutritional Yeast

1 tbsp Cornstarch

1 Cup All Purpose Flour



4-6 Stalks of Kale

Handful of Baby Spinach

1/2 Cup Blueberries

1/2 Cup Dried Cranberries

1 Cup Chopped Walnuts

Fried Lions Mane



2 tbsp Olive Oil

1 tbsp MCT Oil

1 tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar

2 tbsp Agave syrup

2 tsp Ground Turmeric

1/2 tsp Ginger

1/3 Juice of a Lemon

Salt & Pepper to Taste

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