Archive for 'Dessert'

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Frosty Peppermint Pie

Frosty Peppermint Pie

Chill out over the holidays with this super-easy and healthy frozen yogurt pie. By: Jodie Shield, RDN When the weather outside is frightful, baking sugar cookies and licking the batter is delightful. But when this holiday [...]

Dutch Apple Crisp Pie

Dutch Apple Crisp Pie

Honey crisp apples and oats are the star ingredients in this healthy, homemade pie. By: Jodie Shield, MED RDN Which do you prefer: apple pie or apple crisp? Trick question because you can have both when [...]

Watermelon Fruit Bowl Salad

Watermelon Fruit Bowl Salad

Get your melon baller rollin’ and celebrate National Watermelon Day! By: Jodie Shield, RD Watermelon reminds me of the lazy, carefree days of summer. One of my fondest memories is sitting in the backyard at a [...]

Cappuccino Ice Cream Pie

Cappuccino Ice Cream Pie

Celebrate National Ice Cream Month with this super easy ice cream dessert! By: Jodie Shield, MED, RDN On a hot, sticky, summer night this refreshing pie is the perfect dessert. I tweaked Betty Crocker’s original recipe [...]

Blueberry Crisp

Blueberry Crisp

July is National Blueberry Month! By: Jodie Shield, MED, RD Remember that gum chewing, spoiled girl in Willy Wonka, Violet Beauregarde, who turned into a giant blueberry because she couldn’t control herself from eating the forbidden [...]

Gingersnap Cookies

Gingersnap Cookies

Enjoy a lighter version of this year’s  Chicago Tribune cookie contest winner! By: Jodie Shield, RDN December ‘tis the cookie baking season. My lightened up Frosted Sugar Cookies are so easy and a winner with my [...]