Archive for 'Tag Archives: 'birthday party''

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 [...]

Orange Sorbet Jack-O’-Lanterns

Orange Sorbet Jack-O’-Lanterns

Trick or treat? Give them something healthy to eat like DIY orange sorbet made with 100% orange juice! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Hosting a Halloween party and need a healthy, refreshing “orange” treat? Grab your ice [...]

Red, White, and Blueberry Bites

Red, White, and Blueberry Bites

Get your 4th of July party started with this healthy, patriotic treat! By: Jodie Shield, MED, RDN Not sure what to serve at your 4th of July picnic or barbecue? Treat your friends and family to [...]

Dessert Please! But It Is Breakfast Time!

Dessert Please! But It Is Breakfast Time!

Tips for feeding toddlers and celebrating Opposite Day – January 25th! Guest post by: Jennifer Seyler, RD   As a registered dietitian, I understand the importance of eating a variety of foods and the desire to consume [...]

Pecan Pull-Aparts

Pecan Pull-Aparts

Your family will go nuts over this gooey breakfast treat! By: Jodie Shield, RD Since Mother’s Day is around the corner, I just had to share this recipe for Pecan Pull-Aparts with you.  It’s my late-mother’s [...]

Healthy Birthday Cakes

Healthy Birthday Cakes

  By: Jodie Shield, RD A birthday party just wouldn’t be the same without a cake.  A cake signals that it’s time to sing “Happy Birthday,” make a wish, blow out the candles, and open the [...]

Happy-Healthy Birthday Cup Cake Cones

Happy-Healthy Birthday Cup Cake Cones

By: Jodie Shield, RD Who needs birthday cake? Cupcakes are the rage these days and serving them in an ice cream cone makes them even more special.  This tasty dessert combines two classic birthday concepts – [...]

How to Plan a Fun and Healthy Birthday Party for Your Child

How to Plan a Fun and Healthy Birthday Party for Your Child

  By: Jodie Shield, RD All foods, even cake, ice cream, and candy, have their place in a healthy diet.   That’s the position of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (www.eatright.org).  Kids can eat anything they want in [...]

Happy and Healthy Brithday Parties!

Happy and Healthy Brithday Parties!

  By: Jodie Shield, RD What makes kids happy at birthday parties?  For some it’s the chocolate cake smothered in vanilla ice cream.  For others it’s the goodie bags bulging with candy.  While these tasty treats [...]

Healthy Birthday Cakes – Batter Up! Baseball Brownie Cake

Healthy Birthday Cakes – Batter Up! Baseball Brownie Cake

  By: Jodie Shield, RD Batter Up! Calling all baseball fans!  Take birthday guests out to the ball game.  This party works well for older kids especially boys, but no need for girls to be left out.  [...]