Archive for 'Appetizer'

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 [...]

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 [...]

How to Cook Perfect Easter Eggs

How to Cook Perfect Easter Eggs

Hop to it and steam those eggs! By: Jodie Shield, RDN I love decorating Easter eggs and I love eating them, too. But I can’t stand eating hard-boiled eggs with green yolks. Worse yet, peeling those [...]

Healthy New Year’s Eve Appetizers

Healthy New Year’s Eve Appetizers

Get your party started with these 3 crowd-pleasing appetizers!  By: Jodie Shield, RDN Whether you’re hosting or attending a New Year’s Eve party, serving appetizers is a must. Here are my top three go-to recipes. Sure [...]

Fast and Fresh Bruschetta

Fast and Fresh Bruschetta

This freshly diced tomato, basil and garlic appetizer is the perfect Italian light bite. By: Jodie Shield, RDN Juicy, ripe tomatoes handpicked from your garden or local framer’s market – does it get any more delish? [...]

How To Cook Bacon – Perfectly!

How To Cook Bacon – Perfectly!

Cook your bacon in the oven and no more painful splash burns or greasy pans to clean! By: Jodie Shield, RDN How do you prefer your bacon – crispy or chewy? My sister-in-law, Mickey, has perfected [...]

Not Sure What To Do With Leftover Easter Eggs?

Not Sure What To Do With Leftover Easter Eggs?

Four easy and healthy recipes featuring hard-cooked eggs. By: Jodie Shield, RDN The Easter Bunny has come and gone, but those pretty, hard-cooked eggs keep going on and on. If you’re running out of ways to [...]

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 [...]

Spicy Ranch Dressing

Spicy Ranch Dressing

DIY salad dressings are easy, tasty, and healthy. Last recipe featured in a 3 part series. By: Jodie Shield, RDN Tired of buying expensive, processed salad dressings? Make your own! It’s so easy and much healthier [...]

Fresh Herb Vinaigrette

Fresh Herb Vinaigrette

Fresh Herb Vinaigrette DIY salad dressings are easy, tasty, and healthy. First recipe featured in a 3 part series. By: Jodie Shield, RDN Tired of buying expensive, processed salad dressings? Make your own! It’s so easy [...]