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Cinnamon Crescent Cookies
By: Jodie - 16 December 2014 - 0 Comments

This tasty holiday treat is the Chicago Tribune’s cookie contest winner! By: Jodie Shield, RDN December ‘tis the cookie baking season. My lightened up Classic Cut-Out Sugar Cookies are so easy and a winner [...]

Maple-Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Pecans
By: Jodie - 13 December 2014 - 1 Comment

Holiday recipe countdown: Pecans add crunch to this easy and healthy sweet potato side dish.  By: Jodie Shield, RDN In previous blogs, I covered all of the health benefits you can get from eating [...]

Wild Rice and Cranberry Stuffing
By: Jodie - 09 December 2014 - 0 Comments

Holiday recipe countdown: Wild Rice and Cranberry Stuffing makes a perfect holiday side dish – whole grain and healthy! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Photo From Flicker: Tasty Yummies Stuffing – who can resist it? [...]

Cornish Hens with Citrus Marinade
By: Jodie - 06 December 2014 - 0 Comments

Holiday recipe countdown: Cornish hens make a festive main dish and are way easier to make than turkey! By: Jodie Shield, RDN What are you serving for Christmas dinner? Chances are, your menu will [...]

Herb-Crusted Standing Rib Roast
By: Jodie - 05 December 2014 - 0 Comments

Holiday recipe countdown: Pop this easy and elegant meal in the oven then sit back and enjoy your family and friends! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Have you planned your holiday menu? If so, you may [...]

Classic Cut-Out Sugar Cookies
By: Jodie - 01 December 2014 - 1 Comment

Holiday recipe countdown: How to lighten up 5 classic recipes without losing flavor! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Christmas. Hanukkah. Kwanza. These frosted, tasty sugar cookies are a hit no matter what holiday your family [...]

Two-Way Tetrazzini
By: Jodie - 28 November 2014 - 0 Comments

Go ahead and use turkey or chicken in this light, creamy Italian pasta dish! By: Jodie Shield, RDN After roasting a big, juicy turkey, one of the things I am most thankful for are [...]

How To Eat Healthy During the Holidays
By: Jodie - 25 November 2014 - 0 Comments

  Time to Eat Healthy app announcing the launch of new easy and tasty holiday recipes! By: Jodie Shield, RDN ‘Tis the season for . . . family, friends, fun, and of course, food. [...]

Roasted Root Vegetables
By: Jodie - 23 November 2014 - 0 Comments

Perfect holiday side dish – colorful and healthy with a sweet-savory flavor! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Last month I had the opportunity to visit a family owned and operated Concord grape farm during harvest [...]

Pumpkin-Cranberry Bread
By: Jodie - 18 November 2014 - 0 Comments

Fall in love with this easy, whole-wheat pumpkin bread recipe. By: Jodie Shield, RDN When I think about fall, the first thing that comes to mind: bright-orange pumpkins. Sure, they make festive Halloween and [...]