Big thanks to Jessica for bringing her skills and inspired recipes to our Real Food Reads Book Club!
Jessica is providing recipe pairings for each month’s book selection for book club hosts to throw down on some delicious treats –
whether your book club is you and your favorite chair or a whole circle of real food readers.
Jessica Jones, MS, RD, is the co-host and founder of Food Heaven Made Easy, an online resource for delicious and nutritious plant-based living. By day, Jessica works as an outpatient dietitian at a community clinic in Oakland, California. As a Registered Dietitian with a certificate of training in adult weight management, Jessica counsels hundreds of clients on weight management, pre-diabetes/diabetes, high cholesterol, hypertension, GI issues, wellness, and vegan/vegetarian nutrition using motivational interviewing as a tool for successful behavior change. She also teaches weekly classes in both English and Spanish on diabetes prevention and healthy living for kids and families. In the past, Jessica has worked as a Clinical Dietitian at the largest hospital Brooklyn and as a Senior Nutritionist for the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. In addition to her love of hands on nutrition education and counseling, Jessica has a passion for using media as a tool to promote healthy lifestyles. The California Native received a B.A. in Journalism from San Francisco State University, and has penned hundreds of articles about food, health and culture for publications like the Village Voice, Time Out New York, Buzzfeed, Self.com, and Today’s Dietitian.