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Chunky Homemade Applesauce

Chunky Homemade Applesauce

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 going to [...]

Is My Food Safe?

Is My Food Safe?

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 sure how [...]

Pumpkin-Cranberry Bread

Pumpkin-Cranberry Bread

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 and Thanksgiving [...]

Five Foods That Fight Diabetes

Five Foods That Fight Diabetes

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 of your [...]

Sloppy-O-Joes

Sloppy-O-Joes

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 salty, prepackaged [...]

DIY Pumpkin Seeds

DIY Pumpkin Seeds

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 protein and [...]

DIY Popcorn Balls

DIY Popcorn Balls

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 and be [...]

Go Fish! 5 Tips for Getting Kids to Take a Bite

Go Fish! 5 Tips for Getting Kids to Take a Bite

How to get your kids hooked on fish and lure them toward a lifetime of healthy eating. By: Jodie Shield, RD Is your family eating seafood twice a week? According to the most recent Dietary Guidelines, [...]

Lemon Chicken

Lemon Chicken

When hunger strikes, this easy Greek-style chicken is my go-to, family-pleasing healthy meal.  By: Jodie Shield, RDN Every cook should have a few family-pleasing recipes that they can rely on in a pinch.  Since my family [...]

Grilled Pineapple Chicken Skewers

Grilled Pineapple Chicken Skewers

Celebrate National Chicken Month – White or Dark Meat, You Decide! By: Jodie Shield, MED, RDN My family loves chicken, but alas, our house is divided. Should you eat white meat or dark meat? My older [...]