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The DASH Diet: A New Eating Plan for Diabetes Health
By: Jodie - 05 January 2018 - 0 Comments

10 DASH diet basics to get you started. Guest Post By: Alyse Schulz, Nutrition & Dietetics Student, Dominican University According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 30.3 million [...]

What’s the Best Hangover Cure?
By: Jodie - 29 December 2017 - 2 Comments

3 reasons why drinking cranberry juice just might be the most effective hangover cure. Guest Post By: Bree Hanson, Dominican University Nutrition and Dietetics Student It’s the morning after a night out and you’re [...]

Cutout Sugar Cookies Guaranteed to Hold Their Shape
By: Jodie - 21 December 2017 - 0 Comments

Grab your cookie cutters! This no-spread, quick and easy cutout sugar cookie recipe tastes as good as it looks –- a chewy-crispy shortbread texture with a sugar cookie flavor. By: Jodie Shield, MED, RDN [...]

Chunky Homemade Applesauce
By: Jodie - 09 December 2017 - 0 Comments

Serve this sweet-tart applesauce warm as a snack or on top of latkes (potato pancakes).  By: Jodie Shield, MEd, RDN ‘Tis the season of sharing and I have some fabulous news.  This month, I am [...]

Is My Food Safe?
By: Jodie - 24 November 2017 - 1 Comment

Love those leftover! Food Safety App Review. By: Jodie Shield, RDN How long does lunchmeat last in the fridge? What temperature should you cook pork tenderloin? Does ketchup ever go bad?  If you’re not [...]

Pumpkin-Cranberry Bread
By: Jodie - 17 November 2017 - 0 Comments

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

Five Foods That Fight Diabetes
By: Jodie - 10 November 2017 - 0 Comments

Smooth out blood sugar highs and lows with these tasty unprocessed foods. By: Jodie Shield, MED, RD Sweet! November is National Diabetes Month, but hold your fork, knife, and spoon! If you, or any [...]

Sloppy-O-Joes
By: Jodie - 03 November 2017 - 0 Comments

Transform traditional sloppy joes into something homemade and healthy!  By: Jodie Shield, MED, RDN One of my all-time favorite comfort foods is a sloppy joe sandwich. But the thought of pouring a can of [...]

DIY Pumpkin Seeds
By: Jodie - 27 October 2017 - 0 Comments

Skip the store bought seeds and roast your own! By: Jodie Shield, RDN  When you’re carving your Halloween jack-o-lantern, make sure you save the seeds. Pumpkin seeds (AKA pepitas) are a good source of [...]

DIY Popcorn Balls
By: Jodie - 20 October 2017 - 0 Comments

Homemade popcorn balls are a super easy and healthy Halloween treat! By: Jodie Shield, MED, RDN Trick or treat? Give them something yummy and healthy to eat! This Halloween, skip the store bought candy [...]