Jewish Community Center of Washington, DC

Parenting Center Workshop: Dinner in 30 (February 2017)

Thursday, February 16, 2017
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Edlavitch DCJCC

Quick, Easy, and Healthy Dinner Solutions

Thursday, February 16, 2017
$15; Discounted Member Rate $12
Led by Jessica Braider, Health Coach 

Does the dinner-time scramble make you crazy? Do you depend on takeout and boxes of mac ‘n cheese? In this workshop we will focus on tricks and tips for getting a healthy dinner on the table in 30 minutes or less.  We will discuss the roadblocks to making dinner (kids underfoot, prepping ingredients, clean-up, etc.) and how we can overcome them.  With a little planning, a touch of patience, and a splash of humor, you can have a delicious, healthy dinner on the table in 30 minutes! 

The workshop will:·        

  • Help you identify the obstacles to making dinner regularly.·         
  • Teach you how to make a weekly meal plan·         
  • Send you home with recipes and approaches that are easy and fun·         
  • Give you confidence to start cooking easy healthy dinners on a regular basis  

About Jessica Braider
Jessica Braider is a certified health coach and mother of two very active and playful boys. As a health coach she fulfills her passion for food and her love for working with parents and children to build healthy and happy families. Jessica received her training as a health coach from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. She also holds a Master of Social Work from the University of Michigan. In addition to offering health coaching to parents, families, and individuals, Jessica also facilitates workshops on a variety of food and health related topics. When she is not working directly with clients, you can find her in the kitchen experimenting with recipes, blogging about food at, or enjoying time outside with her kids.


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