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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]