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Melissa Jaeger

RD, LD
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Melissa Jaeger

Melissa Jaeger, RD, LD, received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from the College of Saint Benedict. She completed her dietetic internship through Iowa State University and is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Melissa completed the Certificate of Training program in Childhood and Adolescent Weight Management; she enjoys working with children helping them develop and expand their cooking skills. Melissa has also completed Monash University’s training for the Low FODMAP Diet for Irritable Bowel Syndrome. She grew up playing a variety of sports and eventually focused on dance, which sparked her interest in nutrition. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking and baking, biking and photography. Melissa is excited to work at Hy-Vee and share her passion for nutrition.

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To contact Melissa, call her at (515) 695-3773 or email her at [email protected]. Please note - only virtual dietitian coverage is provided at this location - you can connect with Melissa via email, phone or video call.


Services

Gift Gadget Virtual Cooking Class

Are you putting a kitchen gadget on your wish list this holiday season? Join our Hy-Vee dietitians and learn how to use these gadgets! You will learn how to use an Air Fryer, Instant Pot, and food processor while making three delicious recipes! All who register will also receive a Gift Gadget Guide.

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Gift Gadget Virtual Cooking Class


Freezer Meal Prep Workshop

Free up time in your week by prepping ahead in this virtual class. In under an hour, prepare 5 freezer meals to feed 4-6 people. Stock your freezer with wholesome freezer meals. Click schedule now to see what the menu includes this month!

Registration includes a link to Aisles Online with all the ingredients grouped together so you can easily shop for everything you need.

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Freezer Meal Prep Workshop


Holiday Carb Swap Virtual Cooking Class

Hy-Vee dietitians will be hosting “Holiday Carb Swap” classes throughout the month of November. During these classes, your Hy-Vee dietitian will teach you how to make swaps with healthy low-carb additions to fit your holiday traditions. Cost is $10

Saturday, November 6, at 1:00 p.m.

Monday, November 8, at 10:00 a.m.

Tuesday, November 16, at 12:30 p.m.

Thursday, November 18, at 5:00 p.m

Monday, November 29, at 5:30 p.m. (offered in Spanish)

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Ofrecimiento de Español

Holiday Carb Swap Virtual Cooking Class English


Group Diabetes Store Tour

Your Hy-Vee dietitian will help you navigate the aisles on this virtual store tour. Learn the basics of a diabetes meal plan. Plus, get shopping tips and product recommendations to help add more nutrition to your cart. This is a complimentary 45-minute store tour.

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Dietitian Discovery Session

Are you looking to improve your personal health or the health of your family? By scheduling this complimentary session, you will meet your Hy-Vee registered dietitian and learn about the services offered and what package is the perfect fit for you to start your wellness journey.

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Discovery Sessions


Healthy Habits - $99

Healthy Habits is a 4-week menu program for customers seeking an eating plan to support a balanced lifestyle with 1:1 support from your dietitian. It includes:

  • Dietitian-inspired simple recipes
  • Convenient grocery lists
  • Balanced meal plans and snack ideas designed to help make your life easier
  • Weekly 1:1’s with your dietitian to track progress, ask questions and stay motivated

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Healthy Habits


Nutrition Store Tours

Your Hy-Vee dietitian will help you navigate the aisles on a Nutrition Store Tour. Focus on any of the following topics: general wellness, heart health, diabetes, food and fitness, plant-based eating or one of the top 8 food allergies. Tours are virtual or in-person, in a group or individually.

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Event Schedule
11/17/2021 - 4/30/2022
Dietitian Discovery Session!

Are you looking to improve your personal health or the health of your family? You will meet your Hy-Vee registered dietitian and learn about the services offered and what package is the perfect fit for you to start your wellness journey.

12/9/2021
Kids Food Group Nutrition Tour

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
In these virtual tours, Hy-Vee dietitians will educate families and classrooms on the five food groups, what a balanced diet looks like and why it is important, and how to make grocery shopping nutritious and fun! Register today!

1/20/2022
BEGIN Program

8:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Join our 10-week nutrition program to meet your health goals this New Year! Program includes one-on-one sessions, group classes and health screening panel. Register today!

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