Archive for 'Tag Archives: 'cooking with kids''

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 [...]

Stock Up on Beat-the-Heat Meals

Stock Up on Beat-the-Heat Meals

Cool tips for stocking your kitchen with four healthy summer meals!  By: Jodie Shield, RDN Scorching heat. Sticky humidity. If you can’t stand the heat . . .  get out of the kitchen!  But your family [...]

Mini Peach Cobblers

Mini Peach Cobblers

Just Peachy – August is National Peach Month! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Be a peach mom. So what if August 24th is National Peach Pie Day! Surprise your family with mini peach cobblers instead. They’re way [...]

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 [...]

How to Eat Healthy When It’s Hot!

How to Eat Healthy When It’s Hot!

Five tips to help you get dinner on the table without breaking a sweat! By: Jodie Shield, RD If you can’t’ stand the heat . . . get out of the kitchen.  But your family’s hungry, [...]

DIY Soft Pretzels

DIY Soft Pretzels

Whole wheat flour gives these soft pretzels a healthy twist! By Jodie Shield, RD Are you looking for a healthy snack that’s fun to make with your kids? I highly recommend you give my Whole Wheat [...]

Homemade Applesauce

Homemade Applesauce

Celebrate Johnny Appleseed Day with some fresh and easy homemade applesauce. By: Jodie Shield, RDN It may take years for apple trees to grow, but it takes only minutes to make my homemade applesauce. Plus, it’s [...]

Maple-Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Pecans

Maple-Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Pecans

Holiday recipe countdown: Pecans add crunch to this easy and healthy sweet potato side dish.  By: Jodie Shield, RDN In previous blogs, I covered all of the health benefits you can get from eating just a [...]

Two-Way Tetrazzini

Two-Way Tetrazzini

Go ahead and use turkey or chicken in this light, creamy Italian pasta dish! By: Jodie Shield, RDN After roasting a big, juicy turkey, one of the things I am most thankful for are the leftovers. [...]

15 Ingredients Every Kitchen Must Have

15 Ingredients Every Kitchen Must Have

What’s for dinner? 15 Ingredients = 5 Healthy Meals.   By: Jodie Shield, RDN When you’re starving and in a hurry, what do you cook? Here are 15 ingredients to always keep on hand so a delicious [...]