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Healthy City Guide: Calgary, Alberta

Jessica Pecush

Culinary & Holistic Nutrition Consulting

Jessica Pecush Nutrition

Program Coach + Culinary Nutrition Expert

A Culinary Nutrition Expert, Certified Holistic Nutritional Consultant™ professional and educator-at-heart, Jessica dedicates her passion for Culinary and Holistic Nutrition toward helping others attain their most VIBRANT state of health and wellness. This occurs via a core focus on OPTIMAL DIGESTION, using a variety of whole foods, therapeutic foods and from-scratch culinary techniques.

Beyond being plant-RICH, Jessica’s nutritional approach is also gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free and refined sugar-free. As such, Jessica strives to provide her clients with both invaluable service and a memorable experience that not only meets their needs and grows their knowledge base and culinary skill set, but thoroughly enhances their state of health and wellness for the long-term.

Jessica prides herself in thorough research, organization and information delivery that is highly personalized, demonstrates attention to detail and is realistic for her clients in terms of the demands of their lives. For Jessica, the greatest reward is witnessing that a client learned and tried something new, enjoyed what he/she tried and looks forward to trying it again! Stepping outside of your comfort zone and growing yourself in new and exciting ways, particularly when it comes to nutrition and your health, is one of the most valuable things you can do for yourself!

Jessica’s Background:

*A Certified Holistic Nutritional Consultant™ professional – an Honours graduate of the Natural Nutrition program – Canadian School of Natural Nutrition (Calgary, AB);

*A Certified Culinary Nutrition Expert – an Honours graduate of the Culinary Nutrition Expert Program – Academy of Culinary Nutrition (Toronto, ON);

*Certified in the Fundamentals of Fermentation – Academy of Culinary Nutrition (Toronto, ON);

*A graduate of the Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate Program – T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies (Cornell University);

*A certified and highly experienced Elementary school educator with the Calgary Board of Education and Alberta Education; an active member of the Alberta Teachers’ Association;

*Study in Physical and Health Education – University of Alberta (Edmonton, AB); and

*A personal journey with symptom management of an Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Ulcerative Colitis), to the point of long-term, symptom remission

Jessica sincerely looks forward to meeting you, as well as the possibility of working toward your most desired health and wellness goals with you!

In Pursuit of Vibrant Health,

Jessica Pecush, CNE, C.H.N.C., BEd., BPE

Area of Expertise:

General Health + Wellbeing, Special Health Conditions, Weight management


One-One Coaching, Private Classes, Group Classes, Recipe Development, Recipe Testing, Nutrition/Health Writing

Sharing My Wisdom