Quick Meals for the Busy Family

Between school, sports practices, homework, and extracurricular activities, finding time for healthy, yet quick, options for meals and snacks can be quite the challenge! Come learn how to fuel your young athlete with healthy packed lunches and snacks to ensure optimized performance both on and off the field!

Jessica Buschmann, MS, RD, LD, is a registered dietitian with Nationwide Children’s Hospital Sports Medicine. As part of her role at Nationwide Children’s, she provides nutrition services to Ohio Dominican University’s athletic teams and the general student population. She is also adjunct faculty at Otterbein University in the Health and Sports Sciences Department.

She is registered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration and licensed by the Ohio Board of Dietetics. Before joining the NCH Sports Medicine team, Jessica completed her undergraduate degree in Athletic Training at Otterbein and Master’s degree at Marywood University in Sports Nutrition and Exercise Science.

Jessica’s professional interests include Female Athlete Triad management and prevention, employee wellness and meal planning for optimal sports performance. Jessica’s personal interests include anything outdoors, running, cooking with friends and family, grocery shopping (especially at Farmer’s Markets!), trying new restaurants around Columbus, spontaneous and planned traveling adventures, and reading with a good cup of java in local coffee shops.