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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 [...]

Fresh Herb Sprouted Focaccia

Fresh Herb Sprouted Focaccia

Sink your teeth into this tasty and healthy sprouted focaccia bread. Guest Post By: Kaitlyn Ashner, Dominican University Nutrition and Dietetics Student Have you ever wanted to bake focaccia bread but nixed the idea for fear [...]

10 Healthy Breakfasts Under 10 Minutes

10 Healthy Breakfasts Under 10 Minutes

Ready … Set … Breakfast is served! By: Jodie Shield, MED, RD In a rush? No time to make breakfast? Kids aren’t hungry? Sound familiar? These are some of the most common reasons why kids (and [...]

Chicken with Feta and Black Olives

Chicken with Feta and Black Olives

Packed with Mediterranean flavors, this light chicken dish is heart-healthy and a breeze to make. By: Jodie Shield, MED, RDN When I’m short on time and want a home cooked meal, Chicken with Feta and Black [...]

Top 7 Foods for Healthier Eyes

Top 7 Foods for Healthier Eyes

For improved eye health, take a closer look at your grocery list. Guest Post By: Bryton Ashman, Dominican University Nutrition and Dietetics Student Our eyes are one of the most fascinating and complex parts of the [...]

Hemp: Weed or Healthy Seed?

Hemp: Weed or Healthy Seed?

Discover why there’s such a buzz about hemp seeds the latest superfood. By: Anne King, Dominican University Nutrition and Dietetics Student Hemp seeds are a nutritional-powerhouse, but they’ve gotten a bad rap. Here’s the deal. Hemp [...]

Should You Ditch Your Caffeine Habit?

Should You Ditch Your Caffeine Habit?

Celebrate “Lazy Day” without the jitters with these caffeine-kicking tips. By: Ian Cook, Dominican University Nutrition and Dietetics Student Have you ever been so wired on caffeine that you can’t relax? You may have a busy [...]