Jessica Cox is a Registered Dietitian and chef with a passion for teaching people to eat healthy for a happy and delicious life. Jessica is a Wellness Dietitian at St. Vincent’s One Nineteen, a wellness facility in Birmingham, AL, where she teaches group nutrition and cooking classes, provides individualized nutrition counseling and promotes healthy eating in the community.
Prior to coming to One Nineteen, Jessica was the Culinary Nutritionist at eMeals, a meal planning service based in Birmingham, AL, where she developed original recipes for a variety of specialty diets including diabetic, heart healthy and low-calorie. Jessica still works on diabetic and heart healthy meal plans with eMeals each week. Jessica also worked in both the editorial department and test kitchen at Oxmoor House books, developing recipes, styling food, and writing content for cookbooks, including Cooking Light Crave, Cooking Light Real Family Food, and America’s Best Comfort Food: 175 Made-With-Love Family Favorite Recipes.
Jessica is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the Alabama Dietetic Association, the International Association of Culinary Professionals, and the Food and Culinary Professionals Dietetic Practice Group. She is a Contributing Editor for the Food and Culinary Professionals Dietetic Practice Group’s quarterly newsletter, Tastings. Her writing and original recipes have been featured in Cooking Light magazine, Kids Eat Right website, The Southeast United Dairy Industry Association’s blog, Local Table magazine, and several Oxmoor House cookbooks. Jessica is the Editor of America’s Best Comfort Food: 175 Made-With-Love Family Favorite Recipes (November 2012). She has also completed the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management.
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