Butcher’s Bites is Athens’ own locally-manufactured ready to eat meal preparation service providing freshly prepared and nutritionally balanced meals.

Mission Statement

Our goal is to provide individual ready-to-eat meals with balanced macronutrient profiles from clean, whole-food sources.

Meet the Owners: Dr. Ian Butcher & Dr. Tara Slingerland

Ian Butcher

Ian Butcher was born and raised here in Athens an 05’ Federal Hocking Graduate and Alumni of Ohio University, leaving only for a short time to complete his Doctorate and Master’s in Chiropractic and Applied Clinical Nutrition from NYCC. He has since moved back home where he currently practices Chiropractic care and Clinical Nutrition out of his Athens Advanced Chiropractic office on Columbus Rd. As a health-care provider, with additional certifications as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist and Chiropractic Sports Physician, Ian is a firm believer in practicing what he preaches, which is to maintain a healthy lifestyle through proper nutrition and exercise while helping the community achieve the same.

Tara Slingerland

Tara Slingerland grew up close by in Circleville, OH and discovered Athens through a high-school college visit. After completing her undergraduate degree here at Ohio University, she too went on to New York Chiropractic College where she also completed her Doctorate in Chiropractic and Master’s in Applied Clinical Nutrition. Tara moved back to Athens, OH where she currently practices out of Innovative Wellness Solutions with Athens Advanced Chiropractic on Columbus Rd. As a health-care provider, Tara has focuses her practice in women’s health; she believes that developing a balanced relationship with both food and exercise are necessary components when achieving optimal wellness.

It is Ian and Tara’s mission to ensure their community has access to the proper resources to reach individual wellness goals.

Feel good, look good, live better.