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Chunky Homemade Applesauce

Chunky Homemade Applesauce

Serve this sweet-tart applesauce warm as a snack or on top of latkes (potato pancakes).  By: Jodie Shield, MEd, RDN ‘Tis the season of sharing and I have some fabulous news.  This month, I am going to [...]

Sloppy-O-Joes

Sloppy-O-Joes

Transform traditional sloppy joes into something homemade and healthy!  By: Jodie Shield, MED, RDN One of my all-time favorite comfort foods is a sloppy joe sandwich. But the thought of pouring a can of salty, prepackaged [...]

DIY Pumpkin Seeds

DIY Pumpkin Seeds

Skip the store bought seeds and roast your own! By: Jodie Shield, RDN  When you’re carving your Halloween jack-o-lantern, make sure you save the seeds. Pumpkin seeds (AKA pepitas) are a good source of protein and [...]

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, [...]