Archive for 'Recipes'

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 [...]

Maple-Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Pecans

Maple-Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Pecans

Holiday recipe countdown: Pecans add crunch to this easy and healthy sweet potato side dish.  By: Jodie Shield, RDN In previous blogs, I covered all of the health benefits you can get from eating just a [...]

Wild Rice and Cranberry Stuffing

Wild Rice and Cranberry Stuffing

Holiday recipe countdown: Wild Rice and Cranberry Stuffing makes a perfect holiday side dish – whole grain and healthy! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Photo From Flicker: Tasty Yummies Stuffing – who can resist it? I know [...]

Cornish Hens with Citrus Marinade

Cornish Hens with Citrus Marinade

Holiday recipe countdown: Cornish hens make a festive main dish and are way easier to make than turkey! By: Jodie Shield, RDN What are you serving for Christmas dinner? Chances are, your menu will include turkey, [...]

Herb-Crusted Standing Rib Roast

Herb-Crusted Standing Rib Roast

Holiday recipe countdown: Pop this easy and elegant meal in the oven then sit back and enjoy your family and friends! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Have you planned your holiday menu? If so, you may want to [...]

Two-Way Tetrazzini

Two-Way Tetrazzini

Go ahead and use turkey or chicken in this light, creamy Italian pasta dish! By: Jodie Shield, RDN After roasting a big, juicy turkey, one of the things I am most thankful for are the leftovers. [...]

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 [...]