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New Orleans Shrimp Creole

New Orleans Shrimp Creole

Healthy Mardi Gras cuisine! By: Jodie Shield, MEd, RDN New Orleans Shrimp Creole Fat Tuesday – who cares? My New Orleans Shrimp Creole tastes amazing and it’s quick and easy to make.  No canned soup for [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Watermelon Gazpacho

Watermelon Gazpacho

Ripe with eye-healthy nutrients, this sweetened take on a Spanish classic will have you throwing convention to the bulls! Guest Post By: Bryton Ashman, Dominican University Nutrition and Dietetics Student Before studying abroad in Spain, the [...]

Grilled Mixed Vegetable Bundles

Grilled Mixed Vegetable Bundles

By: Jodie Shield, RD Who said vegetables are a pain?  It doesn’t get any easier than cooking them on the grill.  And I want to let you in on a secret: wrapping them in foil makes [...]

How to Build a Healthy Hamburger

How to Build a Healthy Hamburger

Follow these five steps, and relish the real thing! By: Jodie Shield, RDN May is National Hamburger Month—fire up the grill! Sure, I love a portabella or turkey patty, but this dietitian can’t resist a juicy, [...]

Linguine with White Clam Sauce

Linguine with White Clam Sauce

By: Jodie Shield, RDN One of my New Year’s resolutions this year was to eat more seafood and to use more  fresh ingredients. Here is a recipe for Linguine with White Clam Sauce that incorporates both. [...]

10 Ways to Spread the Peanut Butter Love!

10 Ways to Spread the Peanut Butter Love!

How to enjoy peanut butter without the jelly!  By: Jodie Shield, RDN March  is National Peanut Month – time to go nuts and spread the peanut butter love! Kids and adults love peanut butter, and that’s [...]

Let Them Eat Gumbo!

Let Them Eat Gumbo!

New Orleans-style recipes with a healthy twist! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Who needs Fat Tuesday? Be a saint and enjoy some spicy, lean Mardi Gras cuisine. My guilt-free gumbo is sinfully delicious and only half the [...]

Ch-Easy Chicken Enchilada

Ch-Easy Chicken Enchilada

This six-ingredient, healthy Mexican enchilada recipe is perfect for a quick dinner. By: Jodie Shield, MEd, RDN Got a craving for Mexican food, but you’re short on time? Skip the greasy fast food and whip up [...]