A Portrait of Jessica Ball, M.S., RD
A Portrait of Jessica Ball, M.S., RD

Jessica Ball, M.S., RD

Jessica Ball is EatingWell's Associate Nutrition Digital Editor. She studied at Michigan State University to get her bachelor's of science in dietetics with a minor is food systems and sustainability. She went on to complete her master's of science in dietetics and dietetic internship at the University of Vermont. She covers nutrition news, sustainability, gardening and budget-friendly cooking content. The things that make her the happiest: food, friends, fresh air and plants… Ok, and wine and cheese. This registered dietitian is in pursuit of all things food, flavor and sustainability.
Each of these dinner recipes have over 15 grams of protein per serving and showcases budget-friendly ingredients like beans, eggs, chicken, canned fish and more.
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And I'll protest if they take it off their menu.
They are called for in almost every recipe I make and they're less than $1 per pound.
You should never try to change the shape of your body to fit the size of your clothes.
Gardening can be accessible and budget-friendly, no matter your experience level.
The food-service giant is partnering with the Humane Society of the United States to become more plant-forward and reduce carbon emissions in the coming years.
Want to try going meatless for a month? Follow along with our daily tips and easy plant-based recipe ideas.
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For those without a dairy intolerance, you might reap some benefits.
This recall affects over 30 products produced between February and April of 2022.
Want to try going meatless for a month? Follow along with our daily tips and easy plant-based recipe ideas.
For those without a dairy intolerance, you might reap some benefits.
This recall affects over 30 products produced between February and April of 2022.
They cost less than a dollar per pound on average and boast some impressive nutrition and culinary benefits.
Learn more about the nutrition of America's favorite nut.
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Though it's not a glamorous topic, alcohol-related digestive distress can cause some very real consequences. Here are some common symptoms and what to do about it.
We all could use some tips to help our dollar go further when shopping for food.
This controversial protein packs an impressive nutritional punch.
Correct your dish before it even gets to the table.
With a little time and planning, marinating can boost the flavor of almost any dish. Learn the formula for successfully marinating chicken, pork, beef, seafood, vegetables and tofu.
For something fun, refreshing and unique, try this vibrant and flavor-packed type of wine.
Get more of this important nutrient with these flavorful foods.
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Our nutrition editor shares her favorite healthy Mediterranean diet meals that are budget-friendly and delicious.
This snack can be sweet or salty, and paired with other foods or eaten alone. It does it all.
Green powders that you can mix into liquid are all the rage these days, but are they healthy? Here's what a registered dietitian has to say.
Stay full and satisfied with these protein-boosting ingredients.
Join us this month to make greener choices and cut down on food waste.
Let's green up our diets and help cut down on food waste this month. We've got you covered with delicious recipes featuring greener choices and seasonal produce that are good for you and the environment. From tasty dishes like our Sweet Potato Black Bean Burgers to our Use-All-The-Broccoli Stir-Fry, these dinners will help you feel good about what's on your plate.
Even though they're made from plant-based sources, meat-free burgers have food safety considerations of their own.