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What is the Mediterranean Diet?

What is the Mediterranean Diet?

Discover the delicious truth about the world’s healthiest way of eating. By: Jodie Shield, RDN Olive oil. Ripe tomatoes. Feta cheese. Red Wine. The Mediterranean Diet is anything but a diet! It’s a delicious lifestyle based [...]

Stock Up on Beat-the-Heat Meals

Stock Up on Beat-the-Heat Meals

Cool tips for stocking your kitchen with four healthy summer meals!  By: Jodie Shield, RDN Scorching heat. Sticky humidity. If you can’t stand the heat . . .  get out of the kitchen!  But your family [...]

Five Vegetables Everybody Will Eat!

Five Vegetables Everybody Will Eat!

Celebrate summer with these quick and easy veggie recipes!  By: Jodie Shield, RDN June is all about fresh produce. Farmers’ Markets are open again and backyard gardening is in full swing. No doubt that’s why June [...]

Winter Minestrone Soup

Winter Minestrone Soup

Slurp away on this warm and healthy hot winter soup! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Brrrrr! It’s cold outside. Time to make a warm pot of homemade soup. Thought I would try the Barefoot Contesssa’s Winter Minestrone. [...]

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 [...]

Wild Rice and Cranberry Stuffing

Wild Rice and Cranberry Stuffing

Holiday recipe countdown: Wild Rice and Cranberry Stuffing makes a perfect holiday side dish – whole grain and healthy! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Photo From Flicker: Tasty Yummies Stuffing – who can resist it? I know [...]

Two-Way Tetrazzini

Two-Way Tetrazzini

Go ahead and use turkey or chicken in this light, creamy Italian pasta dish! By: Jodie Shield, RDN After roasting a big, juicy turkey, one of the things I am most thankful for are the leftovers. [...]

Orange Cranberry Oatmeal

Orange Cranberry Oatmeal

Wake up to a quick and healthy bowl of citrus-inspired oatmeal! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Start your morning off right with a quick, tasty breakfast rich in calcium and vitamin D. Eggs in a Basket and [...]

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 [...]