Archive for 'Recipes'

Easy Blueberry Pie

Easy Blueberry Pie

Who needs a rolling pin? Use RTE crusts and a freshly baked pie is only minutes away! By: Jodie Shield, RDN I love baking fresh pies, but homemade piecrust is another story! Sure it tastes amazing, [...]

Beet-Walnut Spinach Salad

Beet-Walnut Spinach Salad

Roasted beets add natural sweetness to this refreshing spinach salad! By: Jodie Shield, RDN This antioxidant-rich salad gets its naturally sweet flavor from roasted beets. Save time by baking them earlier in the day; all you [...]

Top 10 Pie Baking Tips

Top 10 Pie Baking Tips

How to bake a double-crust fruit pie perfectly! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Baking a homemade pie is simple and a great way to enjoy the season’s freshest berries, apples, and farmer’s market bounty. Here are some [...]

Red, White, and Blueberry Bites

Red, White, and Blueberry Bites

Get your 4th of July party started with this healthy, patriotic treat! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Not sure what to serve at your 4th of July picnic or barbecue? Treat your friends and family to red, [...]

Grilled Peach Gazpacho

Grilled Peach Gazpacho

There’s nothing more refreshing then a fresh, juicy peach! By: Jodie Shield, RD One of my favorite things that I do as a registered dietitian nutritionist is analyze recipes for the Chicago Tribune’s Good Eating section.  [...]

Tuscan Flank Steak

Tuscan Flank Steak

Grill this super lean, high-protein steak topped with lemon-rosemary sauce. By: Jodie Shield, RDN The Chicago Tribune recently ran several delicious flank steak recipes with international flare, but Tuscan Flank Steak was my favorite. Here’s why: [...]

DIY Marinades

DIY Marinades

Three super easy marinades bursting with fresh flavor! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Who cares if you don’t have any summer travel plans? Take your taste buds on an exotic adventure.  Simply fire up your grill and [...]

Grilled Flank Steak with Mango Chutney

Grilled Flank Steak with Mango Chutney

Beef flank steak is lean, tasty and perfect for grilling! By: Jodie Shield, RD Father’s day is almost here.  No doubt barbecues will be fired up in honor of good old Dad.  This year skip the spare [...]

Broccoli and Swiss Cheese Quiche

Broccoli and Swiss Cheese Quiche

Enjoy a lightened up version of this traditional French quiche. By: Jodie Shield, RDN Just retuned from my first trip to Paris -oh la la! So many wonderful things to eat, but my favorite was their [...]

Southwestern Turkey Burgers

Southwestern Turkey Burgers

Fire up your grill and let these lean burgers sizzle to perfection! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Building a healthy hamburger is easy when you have delicious recipes.  So far we’ve covered a basic recipe for grilling a [...]