Archive for 'Vegetables'

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 [...]

Fresh Herb Vinaigrette

Fresh Herb Vinaigrette

Fresh Herb Vinaigrette DIY salad dressings are easy, tasty, and healthy. First recipe featured in a 3 part series. By: Jodie Shield, RDN Tired of buying expensive, processed salad dressings? Make your own! It’s so easy [...]

Classic Greek Salad

Classic Greek Salad

This super-easy fresh tomato and feta cheese salad with olives is Greek to me!  By: Jodie Shield, RDN Ripe, juicy, fresh tomatoes are the star ingredients in this classic Greek salad. Toss in chunks of cucumber, [...]

Five Vegetables Everybody Will Eat!

Five Vegetables Everybody Will Eat!

Celebrate summer with these quick and easy veggie recipes!  By: Jodie Shield, RDN June is all about fresh produce. Farmers’ Markets are open again and backyard gardening is in full swing. No doubt that’s why June [...]

String Beans with Bacon

String Beans with Bacon

Bacon adds a savory-sweet flavor to fresh green beans. By: Jodie Shield, RDN When I have friends over for dinner, I love to serve a quick, tasty veggie. My go-to recipe is Oven Roasted Asparagus – [...]

Spinach Salad with Strawberries and Feta

Spinach Salad with Strawberries and Feta

Celebrate National Salad Month with spring greens, fresh strawberries, slivered almonds, and a splash of vinaigrette! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Nibble on this. May is time to get your greens on. It’s National Salad Month and [...]

Cowboy Chow!

Cowboy Chow!

A super easy corn and black bean side – perfect for any southwestern or Mexican dish! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Midwestern corn is so sweet! My inspiration for this recipe: The City Moms are visiting a [...]

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 [...]

Winter Minestrone Soup

Winter Minestrone Soup

Slurp away on this warm and healthy hot winter soup! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Brrrrr! It’s cold outside. Time to make a warm pot of homemade soup. Thought I would try the Barefoot Contesssa’s Winter Minestrone. [...]

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 [...]