Author Archives: Jeannie Solomon

Jeannie Solomon

Jeannie SolomonJeannie Solomon is an accomplished and well-respected certified nutrition and wellness coach at the PJCC who focuses on holistic nutrition and whole-body wellness, providing the guidance needed to pursue a healthy, nutritious lifestyle.


Summer Parfait

July 17, 2015 | 1 Comment

This ultimate summer dessert is light, delicious, and bursting with fruit. Ingredients 2 cups of sliced strawberries or other fruit of choice 1 pint or 2 cups heavy whipping cream ¼ cup confectioners’ sugar (more or less to taste) ½ cup blueberries, raspberries or fruit of choice for topping Directions To make whipped cream: Pour […]

Book Review – Jerusalem: A Cookbook

April 30, 2015 | 1 Comment

Food in Israel is unique and full of exciting flavors that have come together into a melting pot of centuries of influence from surrounding lands. Bringing the complexity of Jerusalem life to the dinner table, Sami Tamimi and Yotam Ottolenghi’s Jerusalem: A Cookbook is as much a social studies lesson as it is a culinary delight. […]

Wellness Coaching. What’s In It For Me?

January 6, 2015 | 1 Comment

As a wellness coach, I am asked this question on a regular basis. I like to respond by relating the coaching I do to that of any other coach: A coach is someone who can help you make specific improvements to your technique which will add value to your overall game.  A good coach does […]

Strategies For Reinventing Your Resolutions

December 31, 2014 | 1 Comment

Making, and then breaking, the same promises every year can be exhausting. Jeannie   Solomon, PJCC Wellness Coach, uses helpful strategies to help clients stay on track. Here, she shares her “tools of the trade” to help you reinvent your resolutions and—ultimately—yourself. Define Your Wellness Relationships, sleep, exercise, work, and spirituality (to name a few) are all […]

Olive Tapenade: Easy to Make & Delicious

December 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

OLIVE TAPENADE RECIPE Ingredients 1/2 pound pitted mixed olives 1 small clove garlic, minced 2 Tbl. capers 2-3 fresh basil leaves 1 Tbl. freshly squeezed lemon juice 2 Tbl. extra-virgin olive oil Directions Thoroughly rinse the olives in cool water. Place all ingredients in the bowl of a food processor. Process to combine, stopping to […]

A Healthy Spin on Latkes: The “No-tato” Pancake

November 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

Traditional potato latkes are delicious but more and more people are looking for healthier ways to make these wonderful fried patties.  We’ve come up with a recipe that is heavier on protein and veggies and light on the carbs.  And, as a bonus, they taste great! Enjoy! Quinoa & Veggie Latkes Recipe INGREDIENTS: 3 cup […]

Olive Oil 411

November 13, 2014 | 1 Comment

Did you know that different oils have different heat thresholds? Are you unclear on the benefits of olive oil and other cooking oils?  This video will give you a brief info session on oils! Interested in more information on Olive Oil? Join us November 20, 2014 for A World of Olive Oil: From the Middle East to […]

Cultivating Good Health

October 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

Any time is a good time to cultivate good health by developing a wellness plan that will help you flourish. Don’t know where to begin? Draw inspiration from your garden and apply the same concepts to your health. Preparation Planning your garden is the first step to its success and the same holds true for your […]

Homemade Honey & Oats Granola Bars

September 12, 2014 | 1 Comment

Healthy, Tasty, Portable.  What’s not to like? Finding a snack that will provide you with energy and is easy to pack and carry isn’t always easy.  Granola Bars fit the bill but can be pricey. This recipe for homemade granola bars will be satisfying and easy on the pocket book! And, an added bonus, oats are […]

Summer Smoothie with a Vitamin Boost

July 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

Strawberry Peach Refresher Smoothie Serves 2 Are you ready for something cool, delicious, and good for you? This smoothie uses the mild tasting green, bok choy, which is known as a cancer-fighting cabbage because of its good source of beta carotene.  In just one 9 calorie cup of bok choy, you receive 63% vitamin A, […]