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Sloppy-O-Joes

Sloppy-O-Joes

Transform traditional sloppy joes into something homemade and healthy!  By: Jodie Shield, MED, RDN One of my all-time favorite comfort foods is a sloppy joe sandwich. But the thought of pouring a can of salty, prepackaged [...]

DIY Pumpkin Seeds

DIY Pumpkin Seeds

Skip the store bought seeds and roast your own! By: Jodie Shield, RDN  When you’re carving your Halloween jack-o-lantern, make sure you save the seeds. Pumpkin seeds (AKA pepitas) are a good source of protein and [...]

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 [...]

Lemon Chicken

Lemon Chicken

When hunger strikes, this easy Greek-style chicken is my go-to, family-pleasing healthy meal.  By: Jodie Shield, RDN Every cook should have a few family-pleasing recipes that they can rely on in a pinch.  Since my family [...]

Skinny Shrimp Scampi

Skinny Shrimp Scampi

This Italian “fast food” favorite gets a healthy makeover. By: Jodie Shield, RDN A delicious homemade dinner in 15 minutes and it’s under 300 calories – you’re not dreaming! My Skinny Shrimp Scampi recipe delivers big [...]

Zucchini Nut Bread

Zucchini Nut Bread

Fill your kitchen with the sweet aroma of this super-easy quick bread made with fresh zucchini. By: Jodie Shield, RDN Ahhh! Who can resist the sweet aroma of homemade bread? When I’m short on time and [...]

How to Cook Perfect Easter Eggs

How to Cook Perfect Easter Eggs

Hop to it and steam those eggs! By: Jodie Shield, RDN I love decorating Easter eggs and I love eating them, too. But I can’t stand eating hard-boiled eggs with green yolks. Worse yet, peeling those [...]

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 [...]

3 Must-Eat Fall Vegetables

3 Must-Eat Fall Vegetables

You’re going to fall in love with these super-healthy, autumn veggies and quick and easy recipes. By: Jodie Shield, MEd, RDN Nowadays tomatoes and asparagus – really just about any fruit or vegetable- are available year [...]