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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, [...]

Grilled Pineapple Chicken Skewers

Grilled Pineapple Chicken Skewers

Celebrate National Chicken Month – White or Dark Meat, You Decide! By: Jodie Shield, MED, RDN My family loves chicken, but alas, our house is divided. Should you eat white meat or dark meat? My older [...]

Chicken with Feta and Black Olives

Chicken with Feta and Black Olives

Packed with Mediterranean flavors, this light chicken dish is heart-healthy and a breeze to make. By: Jodie Shield, MED, RDN When I’m short on time and want a home cooked meal, Chicken with Feta and Black [...]

Blueberry Greek Yogurt Cheesecake Bites

Blueberry Greek Yogurt Cheesecake Bites

Go ahead and indulge in this gluten-free and good-for-you dessert! Guest Post By: Sarah Savinkov, Dominican University Nutrition and Dietetics Student If you’re like me, then I’m sure you find it hard to resist a healthy [...]

Grilled Mixed Vegetable Bundles

Grilled Mixed Vegetable Bundles

By: Jodie Shield, RD Who said vegetables are a pain?  It doesn’t get any easier than cooking them on the grill.  And I want to let you in on a secret: wrapping them in foil makes [...]

How to Build a Healthy Hamburger

How to Build a Healthy Hamburger

Follow these five steps, and relish the real thing! By: Jodie Shield, RDN May is National Hamburger Month—fire up the grill! Sure, I love a portabella or turkey patty, but this dietitian can’t resist a juicy, [...]

How to Cook Perfect Easter Eggs

How to Cook Perfect Easter Eggs

Hop to it and steam those eggs! By: Jodie Shield, RDN I love decorating Easter eggs and I love eating them, too. But I can’t stand eating hard-boiled eggs with green yolks. Worse yet, peeling those [...]

5 Tips For Healthier Toaster Waffles

5 Tips For Healthier Toaster Waffles

Transform ordinary toaster waffles into an extraordinary breakfast! By: Jodie Shield, RD March 25th is International Waffle Day! If you’re too busy to whip up a batch of homemade whole wheat waffles, go ahead and grab [...]

Linguine with White Clam Sauce

Linguine with White Clam Sauce

By: Jodie Shield, RDN One of my New Year’s resolutions this year was to eat more seafood and to use more  fresh ingredients. Here is a recipe for Linguine with White Clam Sauce that incorporates both. [...]