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The #1 Reason You Should Be Exercising
By: Jodie - 22 April 2014 - 0 Comments

Find out why getting “physical” is good for your heart. Guest Post By: Valerie Latona It’s Spring—just about that time when everyone starts exercising to get in shape for summer. But there’s a more [...]

Eggs in a Basket
By: Jodie - 19 April 2014 - 0 Comments

Get your family hoppin’ Easter morning with this healthy version of eggs and hash browns! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Need a festive and easy breakfast before the Easter egg hunt begins? Cooking Light featured [...]

10 Easter Treats Under 225 Calories
By: Jodie - 15 April 2014 - 0 Comments

Find out how many calories are in your Easter Basket. By: Jodie Shield, RDN Why does the Easter Bunny bring candy? Given that he’s a rabbit, carrots would seem more appropriate. Nevertheless, come Easter [...]

Spring Greens Citrus Salad with Pecans
By: Jodie - 12 April 2014 - 0 Comments

Celebrate spring with this leafy green salad topped with homemade poppy seed dressing! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Spring is in the air – finally! Traditionally, the second week of April is always Garden Week [...]

Vegan Delish App Review
By: Jodie - 08 April 2014 - 0 Comments

Guest post by: Nicole Arcilla (Dietetic Intern at Benedictine University) Whether you go meatless once a week or everyday, finding tasty and easy vegetarian recipes can be a challenge.  Not any more!  Check out [...]

Margarita Poached Chicken
By: Jodie - 01 April 2014 - 0 Comments

Hold the salt! This south of the boarder dish is bursting with flavor and it’s good for you, too! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Just got back from Arizona and I had to share this [...]

Try It. You’ll Like It!
By: Jodie - 29 March 2014 - 0 Comments

How I Get My Kids To Take A Taste. Guest Post By: Jennifer Seyler, RDN This year’s National Nutrition Month theme is “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right.” Sounds easy, but not if you have preschoolers [...]

Let’s Do Dinner!
By: Jodie - 25 March 2014 - 1 Comment

Five tips for making mealtime family time.  By: Jodie Shield, RDN March is National Nutrition Month and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages all families to make a commitment to eating more meals [...]

Finding a Healthy Balance
By: Jodie - 21 March 2014 - 0 Comments

How to stay focused during National Nutrition Month! Guest post by: Laura Hoover, RDN March is National Nutrition Month, a nationwide campaign designed to “focus attention on the importance of making informed food choices [...]

Go Irish Soda Bread
By: Jodie - 17 March 2014 - 0 Comments

Kiss fat and calories goodbye with this whole grain quick bread. By: Jodie Shield, RDN St.  Patrick’s Day without soda bread – blarney! You don’t have to be Irish to enjoy my easy and [...]