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Talk to a Farmer!
By: Jodie - 09 June 2017 - 0 Comments

Five reasons why you should shop at a farmers market!   By: Jodie Shield, RDN Curious where your sweet bell peppers and juicy ripe tomatoes come from? Stop by a farmers market and talk [...]

What to Eat for Healthy Teeth
By: Jodie - 01 June 2017 - 0 Comments

How to Improve the Health of Your Teeth through Diet By: Petya Boyadzhieva, Dominican University Nutrition Student Brushing your teeth with fluoride toothpaste and flossing are crucial for healthy teeth and gums, but did [...]

How to Build a Healthy Hamburger
By: Jodie - 26 May 2017 - 0 Comments

Follow these five steps, and relish the real thing! By: Jodie Shield, RDN May is National Hamburger Month—fire up the grill! Sure, I love a portabella or turkey patty, but this dietitian can’t resist [...]

Eat Your Way To A Better Love Life
By: Jodie - 19 May 2017 - 2 Comments

Three foods that can spice up your love life! Guest Post By: Sarah Savinkov, Nutrition and Dietetics Student at Dominican University Valentine’s Day is February 14th. Sweetest Day is October 21st. May is Date [...]

Pomegranate-Red Wine Spritzer
By: Jodie - 12 May 2017 - 0 Comments

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. [...]

Kentucky Derby Chocolate Bourbon Balls
By: Jodie - 05 May 2017 - 0 Comments

Grab your floppy sunhat, nibble on one of these chocolaty, no-bake goodies and you’re off to the races! By: Jodie Shield, RDN The Kentucky Derby has been at the top of my bucket list [...]

Skinny Shrimp Scampi
By: Jodie - 27 April 2017 - 3 Comments

This Italian “fast food” favorite gets a healthy makeover. By: Jodie Shield, RDN A delicious homemade dinner in 15 minutes and it’s under 300 calories – you’re not dreaming! My Skinny Shrimp Scampi recipe [...]

Zucchini Nut Bread
By: Jodie - 21 April 2017 - 1 Comment

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 [...]

Top Three Teas to Relieve Stress
By: Jodie - 14 April 2017 - 0 Comments

Sip your stress away with these relaxing herbal teas. Guest Post By: Skyler Huspen, Dominican University Nutrition Student It’s 10 p.m. The baby has finally stopped crying. The dishes are finally done. Your head [...]

How to Cook Perfect Easter Eggs
By: Jodie - 07 April 2017 - 0 Comments

Hop to it and steam those eggs! By: Jodie Shield, RDN I love decorating Easter eggs and I love eating them, too. But I can’t stand eating hard-boiled eggs with green yolks. Worse yet, [...]