Archive for 'Holiday Favorites'

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 [...]

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 [...]

Raspberry-Acai Mimosas

Raspberry-Acai Mimosas

Toast 2015 with a light, refreshing mimosa! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Cheers to your health! Thanks WCIU for having me share some of my favorite lighted up holiday cocktails on the You and Me in the [...]

Roasted Shrimp Cocktail

Roasted Shrimp Cocktail

New Year’s Eve Recipe Countdown: Serve this easy, healthy seafood appetizer in a martini glass and celebrate in style! By: Jodie Shield, RDN If you love shrimp, but hate boiling away the flavor, try roasting them [...]

Caprese Bites

Caprese Bites

New Year’s Eve Recipe Countdown!  Get the party started with a healthy no-bake appetizer! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Need a tasty, easy hors d’oeuvre to serve at your New Year’s Eve bash? My go-to recipe is [...]

Holiday Eggnog Light

Holiday Eggnog Light

New Year’s Eve recipe countdown! Play it safe and make your own healthy holiday eggnog! By: Jodie Shield, RDN During the holidays eggnog is the rage. The dairy case is filled with cartons of the rich, [...]

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 [...]

Roasted Root Vegetables

Roasted Root Vegetables

Perfect holiday side dish – colorful and healthy with a sweet-savory flavor! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Last month I had the opportunity to visit a family owned and operated Concord grape farm during harvest time. What [...]

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 [...]