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West African Peanut Stew
By: Jodie - 27 February 2015 - 0 Comments

Explore the world through new flavors and help fight world hunger. By: Jodie Shield, RDN Mardi Gras feasting is officially over. Got any fasting plans for Lent? Check out CRS Rice Bowl and discover [...]

Tennis Ball-Tini
By: Jodie - 23 February 2015 - 0 Comments

Be a winner and toast National Tennis Day with this refreshing cocktail! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Who knew? February 23rd is National Tennis Day, which just so happens to be my birthday. Must be [...]

Red Beans and Rice
By: Jodie - 21 February 2015 - 3 Comments

Soul Food That’s Good for Your Heart, Too!  By: Jodie Shield, RDN February is Black History Month. And to help everyone get in the mood, I wanted to share my favorite soul food recipe [...]

Let Them Eat Gumbo!
By: Jodie - 17 February 2015 - 0 Comments

New Orleans-style recipes with a healthy twist! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Who needs Fat Tuesday? Be a saint and enjoy some spicy, lean Mardi Gras cuisine. My guilt-free gumbo is sinfully delicious and only [...]

Dark Chocolate with Sea Salt Fondue
By: Jodie - 14 February 2015 - 0 Comments

So sinfully rich and delicious, nobody will know it’s a healthy dessert! By: Jodie Shield, RDN This Valentine’s Day get out your fondue pot and go skinny-dipping! Treat your sweetheart to my rich, creamy [...]

Is Canned Food Healthy?
By: Jodie - 10 February 2015 - 0 Comments

Kick these four canned byproducts to the curb!  By: Jodie Shield, RDN Canned foods are clear choices for convenience and cost-savings. Nutrition gets a little trickier. On one hand, the heating process of canning [...]

Revved-Up Oatmeal
By: Jodie - 07 February 2015 - 0 Comments

Start your day with an energizing bowl of oatmeal! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Having trouble waking up? Jump-start your morning with a quick bowl of homemade oatmeal. It’s so good and good for you, [...]

How to Build a Heart-Smart Breakfast
By: Jodie - 03 February 2015 - 0 Comments

Rise and shine to a quick, tasty breakfast – all under 400 calories! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Breakfast skippers beware. Breakfast eaters tend to be slimmer and there are tons of studies to back [...]

Football Cheese Tray
By: Jodie - 30 January 2015 - 0 Comments

Score points with this fan-tastic Super Bowl appetizer! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Looking for something easy and healthy to make for the big game? This pig skin party tray is sure to be a [...]

Top 6 Reasons to Eat Oatmeal Everyday
By: Jodie - 24 January 2015 - 0 Comments

Enjoy a quick and tasty breakfast with health benefits!  By: Jodie Shield, RDN What’s so hot about oatmeal? This humble breakfast cereal is a nutritional superstar! One bowl of cooked oatmeal provides 150 calories, [...]