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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Watermelon Gazpacho

Watermelon Gazpacho

Ripe with eye-healthy nutrients, this sweetened take on a Spanish classic will have you throwing convention to the bulls! Guest Post By: Bryton Ashman, Dominican University Nutrition and Dietetics Student Before studying abroad in Spain, the [...]

Blueberry Greek Yogurt Cheesecake Bites

Blueberry Greek Yogurt Cheesecake Bites

Go ahead and indulge in this gluten-free and good-for-you dessert! Guest Post By: Sarah Savinkov, Dominican University Nutrition and Dietetics Student If you’re like me, then I’m sure you find it hard to resist a healthy [...]

Fruity Green Tea Smoothie

Fruity Green Tea Smoothie

No time for breakfast? Get your daily dose of nutrients and caffeine with this easy, fruit-filled green tea smoothie. By: Anna Velazquez, Nutrition and Dietetics Student at Dominican University When my sister, Kinga, and I were [...]

Classic Spinach Salad

Classic Spinach Salad

The joy of eating salad! By: Jodie Shield, MED, RDN Warm weather always puts me in the mood for something light to eat like a crisp and refreshing salad. Here’s one of my favorite recipes for [...]

Grilled Mixed Vegetable Bundles

Grilled Mixed Vegetable Bundles

By: Jodie Shield, RD Who said vegetables are a pain?  It doesn’t get any easier than cooking them on the grill.  And I want to let you in on a secret: wrapping them in foil makes [...]