Archive for 'Dessert'

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 [...]

Classic Pecan Pie

Classic Pecan Pie

No matter how you slice it, this pecan pie is to die for!  By Jodie Shield, MED, RDN Pecan Pie Day in July? Not sure what that’s all about. I would have guessed November to coincide [...]

Patriotic Yogurt Parfait

Patriotic Yogurt Parfait

Grab your spoons and enjoy the fireworks nibbling on this easy, creamy Fourth of July dessert. By: Jodie Shield, RD This Fourth of July, skip the apple pie. I’ve started a new tradition in my family [...]

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 [...]

Dark Chocolate with Sea Salt Fondue

Dark Chocolate with Sea Salt Fondue

So sinfully rich and delicious, nobody will know it’s a healthy dessert! By: Jodie Shield, RDN This Valentine’s Day get out your fondue pot and go skinny-dipping! Treat your sweetheart to my rich, creamy homemade Dark [...]

Cinnamon Crescent Cookies

Cinnamon Crescent Cookies

This tasty holiday treat is the Chicago Tribune’s cookie contest winner! By: Jodie Shield, RDN December ‘tis the cookie baking season. My lightened up Classic Cut-Out Sugar Cookies are so easy and a winner with my [...]

Orange Sorbet Jack-O’-Lanterns

Orange Sorbet Jack-O’-Lanterns

Trick or treat? Give them something healthy to eat like DIY orange sorbet made with 100% orange juice! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Hosting a Halloween party and need a healthy, refreshing “orange” treat? Grab your ice [...]