Meet the Experts

Jennifer Nickle

Precision Nutrition Chef of Culinary Development


Jennifer Nickle (also known as “Chef Jen”) handles meal program development and logistics, recipe development, and serves as Precision Nutrition’s professional culinary cohort.

As a contributor to the Precision Nutrition content team, Nickle provides recipes, menu guidance, and cooking expertise. Nickle is known for developing menus, meals and dishes that combine nutritional value with tons of flavor.

Nickle also serves as one of Precision Nutrition’s culinary cohorts to professional athletes. She has worked closely with tennis champion Sloane Stephens. Nickle’s nourishing menus and recipes have helped Sloane to recover from injury and achieve peak physical condition.

Prior to Precision Nutrition, Nickle has been a chef at some of New York, Toronto and Montreal’s most prestigious restaurants, including Compass (“Best New Restaurant in NYC, Zagat, 2003”), Ristorante Cavalli, Patria, and Byblos.

From 2008 to 2014, Nickle served as the personal chef for Georges St-Pierre, a two-time welterweight ultimate fighting world champ and three-time Canadian Athlete of the Year. Nickle accompanied St-Pierre, along with his nutrition coach Dr. John Berardi and his team of trainers, to multiple title defenses.

Nickle has been featured on, The Globe and Mail, Toronto Life, and other media outlets.

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Articles by Jennifer Nickle

Conquer your cravings:
Break the sinister cycle
that makes you overeat.

From ruining your progress to making you feel like a failure, food cravings aren’t your friend (no matter what they say). In this article, we break down the real reasons you can’t stop over-snacking, and explain how to combine smart behavioral strategies with healthy junk food alternatives—so you can finally conquer your cravings. Want to […]

How to eat healthy on a budget:
5 ways to prioritize nutrition while reducing cost. [Infographic]

Local organic produce, artisanal sourdough, strictly grass-fed meat: Yes, they’re ‘good’ for you… but they’re also too expensive for most people. The great news? There are foods available that are both nutrient-dense and budget-friendly. In this infographic, we’ll show you five ways to eat healthy on a budget — while making your taste buds happy too.

3 steps for prepping (and loving) your veggies. [Infographic]

Everyone knows that eating plants is crucial to health and fitness. Yet many people just don’t like vegetables. That’s why we recruited our top two food magicians and they created this simple 3-step formula for loving your veggies. Trust us, it’s converted even the most hardcore veggie-phobes.

What to do when you don’t like vegetables.

What can you do when you have serious health and fitness goals...but you just don’t like vegetables? First, know that you’re not crazy (and you’re not alone). Next, try our 3-step formula to go from spitting out to seeking out the veggies you used to hate.