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Avocado: From Plate to Face

Avocado: From Plate to Face

Discover how avocados can help you achieve a healthy body, glowing skin, and silky hair. By: Kalelys L Calero, Dominican University Nutrition and Dietetics Student Avocados have a creamy texture and an amazing flavor, which makes [...]

How to Make Sun Tea

How to Make Sun Tea

Cool down with this summer with this hot drink! Guest Post By: Skyler Huspen, Dominican University Nutrition Student It’s the end of June and sweltering outside. You’re hot, and you’re thirsty. You want tea, but there’s [...]

Talk to a Farmer!

Talk to a Farmer!

Five reasons why you should shop at a farmers market!   By: Jodie Shield, RDN Curious where your sweet bell peppers and juicy ripe tomatoes come from? Stop by a farmers market and talk to a [...]

What to Eat for Healthy Teeth

What to Eat for Healthy Teeth

How to Improve the Health of Your Teeth through Diet By: Petya Boyadzhieva, Dominican University Nutrition Student Brushing your teeth with fluoride toothpaste and flossing are crucial for healthy teeth and gums, but did you know [...]

How to Build a Healthy Hamburger

How to Build a Healthy Hamburger

Follow these five steps, and relish the real thing! By: Jodie Shield, RDN May is National Hamburger Month—fire up the grill! Sure, I love a portabella or turkey patty, but this dietitian can’t resist a juicy, [...]

Eat Your Way To A Better Love Life

Eat Your Way To A Better Love Life

Three foods that can spice up your love life! Guest Post By: Sarah Savinkov, Nutrition and Dietetics Student at Dominican University Valentine’s Day is February 14th. Sweetest Day is October 21st. May is Date Your Mate [...]

Pomegranate-Red Wine Spritzer

Pomegranate-Red Wine Spritzer

Spritz up Mother’s Day brunch with this heart-healthy, red wine-infused cocktail! Guest Post By: Shea Mills, Nutrition Student at Dominican University In my family, Mother’s Day means brunch. Just like mothers, brunch is multidimensional. Brunch is [...]

Kentucky Derby Chocolate Bourbon Balls

Kentucky Derby Chocolate Bourbon Balls

Grab your floppy sunhat, nibble on one of these chocolaty, no-bake goodies and you’re off to the races! By: Jodie Shield, RDN The Kentucky Derby has been at the top of my bucket list ever since [...]

Skinny Shrimp Scampi

Skinny Shrimp Scampi

This Italian “fast food” favorite gets a healthy makeover. By: Jodie Shield, RDN A delicious homemade dinner in 15 minutes and it’s under 300 calories – you’re not dreaming! My Skinny Shrimp Scampi recipe delivers big [...]

Zucchini Nut Bread

Zucchini Nut Bread

Fill your kitchen with the sweet aroma of this super-easy quick bread made with fresh zucchini. By: Jodie Shield, RDN Ahhh! Who can resist the sweet aroma of homemade bread? When I’m short on time and [...]