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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Watermelon Gazpacho

Watermelon Gazpacho

Ripe with eye-healthy nutrients, this sweetened take on a Spanish classic will have you throwing convention to the bulls! Guest Post By: Bryton Ashman, Dominican University Nutrition and Dietetics Student Before studying abroad in Spain, the [...]

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 [...]

Talk to a Farmer!

Talk to a Farmer!

Five reasons why you should shop at a farmers market!   By: Jodie Shield, RDN Curious where your sweet bell peppers and juicy ripe tomatoes come from? Stop by a farmers market and talk to a [...]

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. [...]

Let Them Eat Gumbo!

Let Them Eat Gumbo!

New Orleans-style recipes with a healthy twist! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Who needs Fat Tuesday? Be a saint and enjoy some spicy, lean Mardi Gras cuisine. My guilt-free gumbo is sinfully delicious and only half the [...]

Five Foods That Fight Diabetes

Five Foods That Fight Diabetes

Smooth out blood sugar highs and lows with these tasty unprocessed foods. By: Jodie Shield, MEd, RD Sweet! November is National Diabetes Month, but hold your fork, knife and spoon! If you, or any of your [...]

Ch-Easy Chicken Enchilada

Ch-Easy Chicken Enchilada

This six-ingredient, healthy Mexican enchilada recipe is perfect for a quick dinner. By: Jodie Shield, MEd, RDN Got a craving for Mexican food, but you’re short on time? Skip the greasy fast food and whip up [...]