Archive for 'Tag Archives: 'chocolate''

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 [...]

What Is Clean Eating?

What Is Clean Eating?

Get the dirt on this popular eating trend! Guest Post By: Ginger Hultin, MS, RD, CSO, LDN Clean eating. Eating “clean”. What does this mean exactly? A popular buzz word in magazines, on-line and among celebrities, this [...]

Dark Chocolate with Sea Salt Fondue

Dark Chocolate with Sea Salt Fondue

So sinfully rich and delicious, nobody will know it’s a healthy dessert! By: Jodie Shield, RDN This Valentine’s Day get out your fondue pot and go skinny-dipping! Treat your sweetheart to my rich, creamy homemade Dark [...]

Chocolate Orange Pistachio Bark

Chocolate Orange Pistachio Bark

DIY Halloween candy with a heart-healthy twist! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Need a hauntingly good-for-you Halloween treat? This festive homemade pistachio bark is loaded with heart-healthy dark chocolate and 100% orange juice. Don’t be scared to [...]

Turkey Chili Mole

Turkey Chili Mole

Time to get “crock” ing and enjoy a warm bowl of chili! By: Jodie Shield, RD Brrrrrr!  It’s cold or should I say chili?  Time to fire up your crock pot and cozy up to a flavor-packed [...]

Five Tips for Dealing with Halloween Candy Overload

Five Tips for Dealing with Halloween Candy Overload

  How to prevent your kids from turning into candy monsters! By: Jodie Shield, RD At my house when kids chant, “Trick or treat, give me something good to eat.” You know what I say? Define [...]

Chocolate Pudding Cake

Chocolate Pudding Cake

Grab your spoon and celebrate National Chocolate Pudding Day! By: Jodie Shield, RD Calling all chocolate lovers.  Need a quick fix?  Try my chocolate pudding cake – satisfaction guaranteed.  It’s rich and creamy yum and super [...]

Health by Chocolate: Top 3 Reasons to Eat It

Health by Chocolate: Top 3 Reasons to Eat It

By: Jodie Shield, RD As if anybody needs a reason to eat chocolate!  But if you do, here’s the bittersweet truth about everybody’s favorite sweet stuff – – just in time for Valentine’s Day. Chocolate is . [...]

Heart-Healthy Chocolate Brownies

Heart-Healthy Chocolate Brownies

Chocolate Lovers Go Ahead and Eat Your Heart Out! By: Jodie Shield, RD Valentine’s Day is around the corner.  Looking for a killer chocolate dessert that won’t murder your diet? This quick and easy Chocolate Brownie recipe [...]

Are You Ready for Valentine’s Day?

Are You Ready for Valentine’s Day?

Tips For Cooking  With Chocolate By: Jodie Shield, RD My family’s favorite chocolate candy is Fannie Mae Pixies a.k.a. chocolate covered turtles. Well, I  just got back from the candy store.  Did you know a one pound box [...]