Archive for 'Appetizer'

Classic Greek Salad

Classic Greek Salad

This super-easy fresh tomato and feta cheese salad with olives is Greek to me!  By: Jodie Shield, RDN Ripe, juicy, fresh tomatoes are the star ingredients in this classic Greek salad. Toss in chunks of cucumber, [...]

Watermelon Cutouts

Watermelon Cutouts

A cool and refreshing snack to help you celebrate August 3rd National Watermelon Day! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Anyway you slice it, watermelon is healthy and de-lish! Grab some cookie cutters, but skip the baking. Your [...]

Should You Eat Chicken Breasts or Chicken Thighs?

Should You Eat Chicken Breasts or Chicken Thighs?

The delicious truth about white meat, dark meat, and which is better for your heath. By: Jodie Shield, RDN What’s better for you: chicken breasts or thighs? If you have skin “on” the game, neither one’s [...]

Grilled Pizza

Grilled Pizza

Fire up your grill and enjoy a homemade pizza in minutes! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Who needs a wood-fired oven? If you have an outdoor grill, a homemade pizza with a thin, crispy-crust is only minutes [...]

Healthy Beat the Heat Recipes

Healthy Beat the Heat Recipes

Four of my favorite summer recipes because  . . . no cooking required! By: Jodie Shield, RDN When it’s hot outside, there is no way I’m turning on the oven! Sure, I could step outside and [...]

Cowboy Chow!

Cowboy Chow!

A super easy corn and black bean side – perfect for any southwestern or Mexican dish! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Midwestern corn is so sweet! My inspiration for this recipe: The City Moms are visiting a [...]

DIY Pico de Gallo

DIY Pico de Gallo

Fast and fresh Cinco de Mayo recipes! By: Jodie Shield, RDN After a long, stressful day there’s nothing better than having a homemade dinner awaiting you on the table. It’s extra special when dinner is prepared [...]

DIY Soft Pretzels

DIY Soft Pretzels

Whole wheat flour gives these soft pretzels a healthy twist! By Jodie Shield, RD Are you looking for a healthy snack that’s fun to make with your kids? I highly recommend you give my Whole Wheat [...]

Homemade Applesauce

Homemade Applesauce

Celebrate Johnny Appleseed Day with some fresh and easy homemade applesauce. By: Jodie Shield, RDN It may take years for apple trees to grow, but it takes only minutes to make my homemade applesauce. Plus, it’s [...]

Football Cheese Tray

Football Cheese Tray

Score points with this fan-tastic Super Bowl appetizer! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Looking for something easy and healthy to make for the big game? This pig skin party tray is sure to be a winner. No [...]