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10 Ways to Spread the Peanut Butter Love!

10 Ways to Spread the Peanut Butter Love!

How to enjoy peanut butter without the jelly!  By: Jodie Shield, RDN March  is National Peanut Month – time to go nuts and spread the peanut butter love! Kids and adults love peanut butter, and that’s [...]

Should You Juice for Weight Loss?

Should You Juice for Weight Loss?

Uncover the truths about juicing’s effects on losing weight. Guest Post by: Gabriella Thompson, Dominican University Nutrition Student Is juicing the answer to your weight loss prayers? Will it help remove your extra holiday pounds and [...]

Five Foods That Fight Diabetes

Five Foods That Fight Diabetes

Smooth out blood sugar highs and lows with these tasty unprocessed foods. By: Jodie Shield, MEd, RD Sweet! November is National Diabetes Month, but hold your fork, knife and spoon! If you, or any of your [...]

Trick or Treat: What Can My Gluten-Free Child Eat?

Trick or Treat: What Can My Gluten-Free Child Eat?

Tips to help you unwrap the truth about gluten-free Halloween candy and treats. Guest Post By: Molly Hodul, Dominican University Nutrition Student As a parent of a gluten-free child, finding yummy, safe Halloween treats can be [...]

Top Ten Tips For Getting Kids to Eat Their School Lunch

Top Ten Tips For Getting Kids to Eat Their School Lunch

Banishing Lunch-Box Boredom By: Jodie Shield, RD The first day of school is around the corner.  I’m not sure who is more excited the kids or us moms?  While I love the lazy days of summer, [...]

Watermelon Fruit Bowl Salad

Watermelon Fruit Bowl Salad

Get your melon baller rollin’ and celebrate National Watermelon Day! By: Jodie Shield, RD Watermelon reminds me of the lazy, carefree days of summer. One of my fondest memories is sitting in the backyard at a [...]

How To Eat Healthy on Road Trips

How To Eat Healthy on Road Trips

Part II: What My Family Ate On Our Summer Vacation By: Jodie Shield, MED, RDN Family road trips – everyone has a story! I remember going on summer vacations with my parents and two brothers. Dad [...]

How to Eat Healthier at Concession Stands

How to Eat Healthier at Concession Stands

Part I: What My Family Ate On Our Summer Vacation By: Jodie Shield, MED, RDN When my kids were little, we loved cooling off on sweltering summer days at the swimming pool attached to our health club. [...]

Kids’ Favorite Sidewalk Games

Kids’ Favorite Sidewalk Games

Learn the rules for playing your child’s favorite summer games.  Third in a three-part series. By: Jodie Shield, MED, RDN One of my favorite childhood memories was playing four square, with my best pals Lori, Jean, [...]

Kids’ Top 3 Favorite Pool Games

Kids’ Top 3 Favorite Pool Games

Learn the rules for playing your child’s favorite summer games.  Second of a three-part series. By: Jodie Shield, MED, RDN It’s getting hot outside! Slather on sunscreen; grab a beach towel and head over to the [...]