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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, [...]

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 [...]

Gingerbread Squares

Gingerbread Squares

Can’t catch me – I’m the gingerbread man! By: Jodie Shield, RD Decorating gingerbread men. Building gingerbread houses. Holiday baking with your kids is always special. But these two gingerbread projects can be tricky and time consuming. [...]

Election Day Stars-and-Stripes Cake

Election Day Stars-and-Stripes Cake

This patriotic cake will win your family’s vote! By: Jodie Shield, RD Republican? Democrat? First and foremost – we are all Americans.  Here’s a bipartisan cake  you will want to serve in honor of election day [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Healthy Birthday Cakes – Blast Off To the Moon Rocket Ship Cake

Healthy Birthday Cakes – Blast Off To the Moon Rocket Ship Cake

  By: Jodie Shield, RD Blast Off To the Moon Kids love pretending they are aliens from outer space.  Here are some ideas to help you launch an out-of-this world space party.  Play lots of adventure [...]

Healthy Birthday Cakes – Come Join the Parade Drum Cake

Healthy Birthday Cakes – Come Join the Parade Drum Cake

  By: Jodie Shield, RD   Whether you opt to host a birthday party in your home or at another location like a movie theater or bowling alley, you will need a cake.  My next  several [...]