La Jolla Community Center’s Wednesday Connect Series adds January events
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Flannery Nielsen
Flannery Nielsen

As part of La Jolla Community Center’s Wednesday Connect Series, two nutrition experts will be postponed to Jan. 20 at 10 a.m.

Topic: Healthy Made Easy: Tips for buying, preparing and ordering nourishing food. Two nutrition specialists – Tiffany Holt and Flannery Nielsen – will show you to how to build simple meals from ready-to-eat ingredients and to navigate meal delivery services to find where healthy meets convenience. Finding time to cook daily can be challenging, especially when you add in the planning, shopping, prepping and cleaning. Enter the assembly style meal! Learn how to simplify your cooking routine and create easy to prepare meals in a jiffy. They will also review popular meal delivery options, such as Daily Harvest, to help guide your appetite and dollar in the right direction.

Holt is an integrative registered dietitian with the Center for Integrative Health (CIH). At this position, she splits her time between clinical care allied with Family Medicine and nutrition research under the Krupp Foundation. Prior to working with CIH, Holt worked as the senior food service manager and acute care licensing lead for the UCSD Eating Disorders Center for Treatment and Research and serves as the president of San Diego chapter of the California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Nielsen is a registered dietitian nutritionist who works at Rady Children’s Hospital in addition to seeing individual clients at her private practice in San Diego. She trained at Bastyr University and UC San Diego Health and is passionate about integrative and functional nutrition, gut health, and intuitive eating. 


Wednesday Connect: Four-part Online Series: Introduction to Memoir Writing Class series with Kay Sanger to be held on Jan. 19, Jan. 26, Feb. 2, and Feb 9.

During this pandemic, when people have extra time at home, there is an opportunity to finally write a memoir. This Introduction to Memoir Writing will give you the tools you need to begin to tell your life story. In this four-week class you will learn how to write about your experiences, the people in your life, the memorabilia that surrounds you, and the places that have influenced you.

Author and writer Sanger has led workshops, written for dozens of publications and authored seven books, including, Write Your Memoir in 10 Steps. Sanger currently teaches writing and facilitates memoir writing groups in Southern California. She will present a free “introduction" to the series

as part of Wednesday Connect on Wednesday, Jan. 13 from 10-11 a.m. Cost of the four-part series is $80 for members; $100 for nonmembers. Registration is required. Visit for information.


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