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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 [...]

De-Gassing Strategies For Beans

De-Gassing Strategies For Beans

How to eat the musical fruit without the toot! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Alright, after all of my bean stories and Tuscan White Bean and Plum Tomato Soup recipe, a lot of you have politely asked [...]

The Skinny on Bacon

The Skinny on Bacon

Follow these five tips and bring home “healthier” bacon!   By: Jodie Shield, RDN Bacon’s popularity is sizzling! Who can resist its sweet, rich, hickory-smoked taste? Despite its rising fame, bacon is no health food (sorry Paleo [...]

To Buy Organic or Not?

To Buy Organic or Not?

How to shop for fresh produce without blowing your food budget. Guest Post By: Laura Chalela Hoover, RDN The reasons to buy organic fruit and vegetables are many. Earlier this month, Organic Authority highlighted five reasons that [...]

DIY Marinades

DIY Marinades

Three super easy marinades are bursting with fresh flavor! By: Jodie Shield, MED, RDN Who cares if you don’t have any summer travel plans? Take your taste buds on an exotic adventure. Simply fire up your [...]

Grilled Flank Steak with Mango Chutney

Grilled Flank Steak with Mango Chutney

Beef flank steak is lean, tasty and perfect for grilling! By: Jodie Shield, MED, RDN Father’s Day is almost here. No doubt barbecues will be fired up in honor of good old Dad. This year skip the [...]

Five Grilling Tips for Healthy Barbecues

Five Grilling Tips for Healthy Barbecues

Fire up the grill – it’s barbecue season! By Jodie Shield, RDN Hey, moms!  How would you like to take a vacation from cooking?  Now that I’ve got your undivided attention, let me share a little [...]

How to Toss Beans Into Family Meals

How to Toss Beans Into Family Meals

Three tasty bean tips you can count on!  By: Jodie Shield, RD Beans are a great source of protein, vitamins, and minerals, but many kids – mine included- wish they could toss them out the window [...]