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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 [...]

Go Fish! 5 Tips for Getting Kids to Take a Bite

Go Fish! 5 Tips for Getting Kids to Take a Bite

How to get your kids hooked on fish and lure them toward a lifetime of healthy eating. By: Jodie Shield, RD Is your family eating seafood twice a week? According to the most recent Dietary Guidelines, [...]

10 Healthy Breakfasts Under 10 Minutes

10 Healthy Breakfasts Under 10 Minutes

Ready … Set … Breakfast is served! By: Jodie Shield, MED, RD In a rush? No time to make breakfast? Kids aren’t hungry? Sound familiar? These are some of the most common reasons why kids (and [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

10 Easter Treats Under 225 Calories

10 Easter Treats Under 225 Calories

Find out how many calories are in your Easter Basket. By: Jodie Shield, RDN Why does the Easter Bunny bring candy? Given that he’s a rabbit, carrots would seem more appropriate. Nevertheless, come Easter morning there’s [...]

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 [...]

Watermelon Cutouts

Watermelon Cutouts

A cool and refreshing snack to help you celebrate August 3rd National Watermelon Day! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Anyway you slice it, watermelon is healthy and de-lish! Grab some cookie cutters, but skip the baking. Your [...]