Archive for 'Tag Archives: 'healthy eating''

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Fresh Herb Sprouted Focaccia

Fresh Herb Sprouted Focaccia

Sink your teeth into this tasty and healthy sprouted focaccia bread. Guest Post By: Kaitlyn Ashner, Dominican University Nutrition and Dietetics Student Have you ever wanted to bake focaccia bread but nixed the idea for fear [...]

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 [...]