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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 [...]

Top Three Teas to Relieve Stress

Top Three Teas to Relieve Stress

Sip your stress away with these relaxing herbal teas. Guest Post By: Skyler Huspen, Dominican University Nutrition Student It’s 10 p.m. The baby has finally stopped crying. The dishes are finally done. Your head finally hits [...]

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 [...]

The Truth About Fish Oil Supplements

The Truth About Fish Oil Supplements

Reeling in The Facts on Fish Oil Supplements Guest Post By: Lisa Schrader, Dominican University Nutrition Student Does the recent debate on fish oil supplements have you feeling like a fish outa water? The current 2015 Dietary [...]

HOW TO RULE YOUR DIABETES WITH NATURAL SWEETENERS

HOW TO RULE YOUR DIABETES WITH NATURAL SWEETENERS

Show your pancreas who’s the boss with diabetes-friendly sweeteners: stevia and monk fruit. Guest Post By: Anna Velazquez, Dominican University Nutrition Student   Are you tired of tiptoeing around every birthday cake or after-dinner dessert with [...]

How to Clean Your Fridge in 30 Minutes or Less

How to Clean Your Fridge in 30 Minutes or Less

November 15th is Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day! By: Jodie Shield, RDN When was the last time you cleaned out your refrigerator? No more excuses. It’s time to get rid of those U.S.O.s – unidentified shriveled [...]

Trick or Treat: What Can My Gluten-Free Child Eat?

Trick or Treat: What Can My Gluten-Free Child Eat?

Tips to help you unwrap the truth about gluten-free Halloween candy and treats. Guest Post By: Molly Hodul, Dominican University Nutrition Student As a parent of a gluten-free child, finding yummy, safe Halloween treats can be [...]

Should You Eat Raw Cookie Dough?

Should You Eat Raw Cookie Dough?

Batter up!  Take your licks wisely. By: Jodie Shield, RDN One of my fondest childhood holiday memories is baking sugar cookies with my mom. I loved flattening out the dough with her big wooden rolling pin, [...]

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, [...]

Is Canned Food Healthy?

Is Canned Food Healthy?

Kick these four canned byproducts to the curb!  By: Jodie Shield, RDN Canned foods are clear choices for convenience and cost-savings. Nutrition gets a little trickier. On one hand, the heating process of canning kills some [...]