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.

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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
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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, […]

A Healthy Lunch Is In The Bag

June 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

A nutritious brown bag lunch is not only easy to prepare, but economical and healthier than the usual cafeteria fare or fast-food options. Not to mention, a good midday meal can help bolster those notorious mid-day slumps and keep you on your game. Here are a few tips for bagging a healthy lunch. Think Outside […]

Adding An Extra Pinch Of Health To The Passover Seder

April 3, 2014 | 1 Comment

Like the 10 commandments, the passover seder menu can seem like it’s written in stone. Passed down through generations and laden with family tradition, it feels almost sacrilegious to deviate from what our grandparents served their guests. But it’s that very menu, with all the starch, fats and sugar coated desserts (most often eaten for […]

Flourless Chocolate Almond Cake

April 3, 2014 | 1 Comment

This amazing dark chocolate cake has ground almonds in the batter and toasted almonds sprinkled on top, making rich in plant-based Omegas. INGREDIENTS: 3 Tablespoons dark chocolate cocoa powder – 65% or higher ½ cup raw almonds 2 Tablespoons sugar ¾ cup date or maple crystal sugar (or regular sugar) 3 oz. dark chocolate, – […]

Asparagus Season!

March 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

Asparagus has always been a delicacy to me. When I was young, my older sister found a large patch of asparagus growing wild in a wooded area behind the neighborhood grade school. Each spring she would forage her way through the pointy stalks, bringing home with her handfuls of this wonderful vegetable for us all […]

Healthy Chocolate Recipes? Yes, Please!

February 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

Sweets Without The Guilt The term “Healthy” has a bad rap!  When we hear the term “healthy” we automatically think “tastes bad”.  Right?  But, just because something has that label doesn’t mean it is any less delicious than the less healthy version! Chocolate, for instance, can be healthy for us but the sugar that usually […]