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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 [...]

Fish Tacos with Lime-Cilantro Slaw

Fish Tacos with Lime-Cilantro Slaw

A family-friendly fish dish that takes only minutes to cook! By: Jodie Shield, RD When it comes to fish, are they biting yet?  I’m not talking about the large-mouth bass or rainbow trout; I’m talking about [...]

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, [...]

Manhattan Clam Chowder

Manhattan Clam Chowder

Warm up your family’s appetite with a bowl of hot and healthy soup!  By: Jodie Shield, RD Are you staying warm?  My home town, Chicago, just got blasted with a major snowstorm.  Perfect weather for some [...]

Cooking With Fin-Esse

Cooking With Fin-Esse

Tips for Buying and Preparing Seafood By: Jodie Shield, RD It’s Lent.  And I’ve had several requests for fish stories and recipes.  Some of  you even confessed that you’re hesitant to cook fish because it’s too [...]

Fishy Business – What’s the Deal With Seafood and Mercury?

Fishy Business – What’s the Deal With Seafood and Mercury?

  By: Jodie Shield, RD In my last blog, you read all about the health benefits seafood has to offer you and your family.  But when it comes to mercury and food safety, things starts to (pardon the pun) smell a  little fishy.  [...]

Eat Fish and Reel in the Health Benefits

Eat Fish and Reel in the Health Benefits

  By: Jodie Shield, RD Most of us regard seafood as grown-up food, but studies show that kids can benefit from eating fish, too.  Seafood provides an excellent source of high-quality, easily digestible  protein that will [...]

What a Catch!

What a Catch!

    How to get your kids hooked on fish and lure them toward a lifetime of healthy eating. By: Jodie Shield, RD Every summer my three kids look forward to trekking to Northern Michigan and [...]

Healthy Eating for Families: Is Fish Healthy for My Child?

Healthy Eating for Families: Is Fish Healthy for My Child?

  by Jill Weisenberger, MS RD CDE One fish, two fish, good fish, bad fish. Parents often wonder if they should feed their children fish. After all, nearly all fish contain trace amounts of methylmercury, an [...]