Archive for 'Vegetables'

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 [...]

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 [...]

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Parmesan

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Parmesan

This easy recipe will help you fall in love with fresh  Brussels sprouts!  By: Jodie Shield, RDN Not a fan of Brussels sprouts? Try roasting them in the oven, and you will be lovin’ these veggies. [...]

Fresh Mozzarella-Tomato-Basil Grilled Cheese

Fresh Mozzarella-Tomato-Basil Grilled Cheese

Beat the summer heat and enjoy an Italian grilled cheese! By: Jodie Shield, MED, RDN Grilled cheese is the ultimate comfort food. During the hot, sticky summer months I like to lighten it up by using [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Lightened Up 7 Layer Salad

Lightened Up 7 Layer Salad

A popular party and picnic salad gets a “healthy” makeover. By: Jodie Shield, MEd, RDN   Wait until you try my lightened up version of the Pioneer Woman’s Layered Salad. It’s so easy. You simply layer [...]

Spring Greens Citrus Salad with Pecans

Spring Greens Citrus Salad with Pecans

Celebrate spring with this leafy green salad topped with homemade poppy seed dressing! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Spring is in the air – finally! Traditionally, the second week of April is always Garden Week and April [...]

Classic Greek Hummus

Classic Greek Hummus

A super easy and delicious appetizer that just so happens to be gluten-free By: Jodie Shield, RD The holiday season is here!  It’s time to eat, drink and be merry or as I like to say [...]