SPEAKING | TRAINING SERVICES
LET FOOD BE THY MEDICINE AND MEDICINE BE THY FOOD. (HIPPOCRATES)
CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS
I teach various health and wellness classes and healthy cooking classes through High School Districts 214 and 128 Community Education Programs.
Click here for District 214.
Please look for my classes under "Culinary" and "Health & Wellness"
Click here for District 128
Please look under the "Adults" category listings and find my classes under "Culinary" and "Health, Wellness, & Fitness" categories.
Workshops, available for YOUR organization at YOUR location!
Feed Your Gut, Calm Your Mind for Parents – How Gut Health Impacts Mental Health
Does your child struggle with focus and attention issues or feelings of anxiousness, sadness, or worry?
This information-packed presentation will educate you on the connection between our diets and our mental health AND give you practical steps you can easily implement that can have a positive impact on your family.
Sugar Blues for Parents
This interactive workshop will help you understand the effect sugar has on our kids’ bodies and why so many are addicted. You’ll walk away with practical steps to put your family on the road to better health and wellbeing!
How to Get Your Picky Eater to Try (and LIKE) New Foods
You’ll learn a variety of tried and true techniques to get nutritious foods in your child with fewer battles and more compliance, from a parent and practitioner who is intimately familiar with this challenge.
For Kids and Parents:
Sugar Blues for Kids (and Parents)
This workshop, for kids AND parents, will help you identify hidden sugars (and other problem ingredients) and ways to reduce them from your child’s diet, in a fun and engaging way.
Suggested age range – 7 to 11 years old
Feed Your Gut, Calm Your Mind for Adults – How Gut Health Impacts Mental Health
This information-packed presentation will educate you on the connection between our diets and our mental wellbeing. You’ll walk away with practical steps you can easily implement that can have a positive impact on your health.
Sugar Blues 101 for Adults – Understanding Sugar Cravings
This interactive workshop will help you understand the negative effects sugar has on your body and why you might be addicted.
Sugar Blues 102 for Adults – Overcoming Sugar Addiction
In this workshop, we’ll delve into deconstructing YOUR cravings and discuss different approaches to kicking the sugar habit. You’ll walk away with practical steps to put you on the road to a healthier you!
Cooking for Food Allergies and Restricted Diets
Has someone in your family been:
• Diagnosed with serious food allergies?
• Told to take gluten and casein out of their diet?
• Put on an elimination diet?
How can you cook with all these restrictions? This course offers practical substitutions for many common allergens and includes recipes free from the top 8 allergens, as well as tips and resources for dealing with these dietary challenges long term.
Feed Your Gut, Calm Your Mind for Practitioners – How Gut Health Impacts Mental Health
This information-packed presentation will educate you on the connection between our diets and our mental and emotional wellbeing. You’ll walk away with practical steps you can suggest to your patients that they easily can implement at home.
Jill is available for speaking engagements to large or small groups.
• Support Groups (Autism, Down Syndrome, ADD/ADHD, EoE, Medically Fragile, etc.)
• PTA/PTO Organizations
• Parenting Groups
• Stay-at-home or Working Moms/Dads Groups
• School Staff (Teachers, Psychologists, Social Workers, Nurses, Therapists, Administrators)
• Health Care Professionals
• Good foods for the special needs child. How do I get my kid to eat the healthy foods they need?
• The brain-gut connection - How what your kids eat impacts their mental health (and YOURS, too!)
• Sugar and its impact on children with ADHD and ASD