Archive for 'Dessert'

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 [...]

DIY Popcorn Balls

DIY Popcorn Balls

Homemade popcorn balls are a super easy and healthy Halloween treat! By: Jodie Shield, RD Trick or treat? Give them something yummy and healthy to eat! This Halloween, skip the store bought candy and be the [...]

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 [...]

What Is Clean Eating?

What Is Clean Eating?

Get the dirt on this popular eating trend! Guest Post By: Ginger Hultin, MS, RD, CSO, LDN Clean eating. Eating “clean”. What does this mean exactly? A popular buzz word in magazines, on-line and among celebrities, this [...]

Mini Peach Cobblers

Mini Peach Cobblers

Just Peachy – August is National Peach Month! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Be a peach mom. So what if August 24th is National Peach Pie Day! Surprise your family with mini peach cobblers instead. They’re way [...]

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 [...]