Archive for 'Tag Archives: 'baking''

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 [...]

Gingerbread Hemp Seed Muffins

Gingerbread Hemp Seed Muffins

Spice up your muffins with a gingerbread twist! Guest post by: Anne King, Dominican University Nutrition Student  Pumpkin and spice is the sweet, fragrant memory that dances through my head when I think of my mother’s homemade [...]

Dutch Apple Crisp Pie

Dutch Apple Crisp Pie

Honey crisp apples and oats are the star ingredients in this healthy, homemade pie. By: Jodie Shield, MED RDN Which do you prefer: apple pie or apple crisp? Trick question because you can have both when [...]

How To Cook Bacon – Perfectly!

How To Cook Bacon – Perfectly!

Cook your bacon in the oven and no more painful splash burns or greasy pans to clean! By: Jodie Shield, RDN How do you prefer your bacon – crispy or chewy? My sister-in-law, Mickey, has perfected [...]

Blueberry Crisp

Blueberry Crisp

July is National Blueberry Month! By: Jodie Shield, MED, RD Remember that gum chewing, spoiled girl in Willy Wonka, Violet Beauregarde, who turned into a giant blueberry because she couldn’t control herself from eating the forbidden [...]

BBQ Chicken Quinoa Bake

BBQ Chicken Quinoa Bake

This savory Southwestern casserole will tickle your taste buds! So quick and easy, you’d never believe that it’s healthy too. Guest Post By: Molly Hodul, Dominican University Dietetics Student Quinoa is all the rage this year, [...]

Should You Eat Raw Cookie Dough?

Should You Eat Raw Cookie Dough?

Batter up!  Take your licks wisely. By: Jodie Shield, RDN One of my fondest childhood holiday memories is baking sugar cookies with my mom. I loved flattening out the dough with her big wooden rolling pin, [...]

Gingersnap Cookies

Gingersnap Cookies

Enjoy a lighter version of this year’s  Chicago Tribune cookie contest winner! By: Jodie Shield, RDN December ‘tis the cookie baking season. My lightened up Frosted Sugar Cookies are so easy and a winner with my [...]

5 Reasons Why Holiday Baking Is Important

5 Reasons Why Holiday Baking Is Important

Make time this season for baking cookies with your kids – you’ll be glad you did! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Christmas. Hanukkah. Kwanzaa. No matter what holiday you celebrate, they all feature some type of delicious [...]

Pumpkin-Cranberry Bread

Pumpkin-Cranberry Bread

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