a healthy body

is created on wise, not perfect, decisions. And it all starts with learning how to make food choices based on permission, NOT fear.

Let me walk with you on your journey to heal your relationship with food and body by discovering YOUR balance between intention and grace, discipline and permission.

hi, I’m Jess.

And I’m here to help you make a truce with food and exercise – while learning to love your body along the way.

Here in my little cozy spot, you’ll find everything I know about nutritious living, building strength, and finally making peace with your body. I believe faith, marriage, and kids come first – making health fall FOURTH in the priority line.

I eat ice cream with my kids, I skip workouts to take care of my family, and I love a hard-earned craft beer at the end of a long day.

Yes, there is a way to love your body and enjoy life… I call it being NEARLY NUTRITIOUS.

i’d love to help you…

I am a Certified Eating Disorders Registered Dietitian (CEDRD-S), a Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD), an American Council on Exercise Group Fitness Instructor, a Certified Wellness Coach, and a mama.  Let me help you with…

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Beat Body Bullying
& Learn to LOVE Yourself

Want to learn how to STOP your mind from bullying your body FOR GOOD? Watch this free training to learn the 3 SIMPLE STEPS to feeling confident in your own skin, physically empowered, and healing your body from the inside out.

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Fuel Your Workout

FREE SPORTS NUTRITION TRAINING COMING SOON! Sign up if want it when its ready!

Tired of killing yourself at the gym and feeling like you are getting nowhere (except tired)? Sign up to download your FREE SPORTS NUTRITION TRAINING to learn the the exact way your metabolism works during exercise and what to do to start working with your body, not against it.

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Love Food Again

COMING SOON! Tired of the up and down relationship with food? Have you noticed all the propoganda around diets and unsure what is true and what isn\'t? Download my myth buster handout to learn the facts and begin to heal your relationship with food today! 

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