Archive for 'Snacks'

Chunky Homemade Applesauce

Chunky Homemade Applesauce

Serve this sweet-tart applesauce warm as a snack or on top of latkes (potato pancakes).  By: Jodie Shield, MEd, RDN ‘Tis the season of sharing and I have some fabulous news.  This month, I am going to [...]

Pumpkin-Cranberry Bread

Pumpkin-Cranberry Bread

Fall in love with this easy, whole-wheat pumpkin bread recipe. By: Jodie Shield, MED, RDN When I think about fall, the first thing that comes to mind: bright-orange pumpkins. Sure, they make festive Halloween and Thanksgiving [...]

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 [...]

Fruity Green Tea Smoothie

Fruity Green Tea Smoothie

No time for breakfast? Get your daily dose of nutrients and caffeine with this easy, fruit-filled green tea smoothie. By: Anna Velazquez, Nutrition and Dietetics Student at Dominican University When my sister, Kinga, and I were [...]

How to Make Sun Tea

How to Make Sun Tea

Cool down with this summer with this hot drink! Guest Post By: Skyler Huspen, Dominican University Nutrition Student It’s the end of June and sweltering outside. You’re hot, and you’re thirsty. You want tea, but there’s [...]

Pomegranate-Red Wine Spritzer

Pomegranate-Red Wine Spritzer

Spritz up Mother’s Day brunch with this heart-healthy, red wine-infused cocktail! Guest Post By: Shea Mills, Nutrition Student at Dominican University In my family, Mother’s Day means brunch. Just like mothers, brunch is multidimensional. Brunch is [...]

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 [...]

Sangria Lite

Sangria Lite

Chill out and sip a refreshing sangria! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Sangria lovers say good bye to sugary-sweet, calorie-laden mixes. Wait until you sip a chilled glass of my sangria lite! I use only fresh ingredients [...]

Spinach and Artichoke Dip

Spinach and Artichoke Dip

Serve this fan- tastic warm, creamy dip at your Super Bowl Party – it’s a crowd pleaser! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Hey football fans!  Beer isn’t the only thing that needs to taste great and be less [...]