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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 [...]

Pumpkin-Cranberry Bread

Pumpkin-Cranberry Bread

Fall in love with this easy, whole-wheat pumpkin bread recipe. By: Jodie Shield, MED, RDN When I think about fall, the first thing that comes to mind: bright-orange pumpkins. Sure, they make festive Halloween and Thanksgiving [...]

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 [...]

Ice Cream vs. Gelato: What’s the Difference?

Ice Cream vs. Gelato: What’s the Difference?

Get the nutritional scoop on these popular frozen desserts. By: Jodie Shield, RDN Americans love ice cream. On average, we eat about 22 pounds of ice cream per person per year.  But gelato (a.k.a. Italian ice [...]

Zucchini Nut Bread

Zucchini Nut Bread

Fill your kitchen with the sweet aroma of this super-easy quick bread made with fresh zucchini. By: Jodie Shield, RDN Ahhh! Who can resist the sweet aroma of homemade bread? When I’m short on time and [...]

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 [...]

Spinach and Artichoke Dip

Spinach and Artichoke Dip

Serve this fan- tastic warm, creamy dip at your Super Bowl Party – it’s a crowd pleaser! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Hey football fans!  Beer isn’t the only thing that needs to taste great and be less [...]

Healthy New Year’s Eve Appetizers

Healthy New Year’s Eve Appetizers

Get your party started with these 3 crowd-pleasing appetizers!  By: Jodie Shield, RDN Whether you’re hosting or attending a New Year’s Eve party, serving appetizers is a must. Here are my top three go-to recipes. Sure [...]

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 [...]