Archive for 'Tag Archives: 'kids''

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 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 [...]

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 [...]

Top Ten Tips For Getting Kids to Eat Their School Lunch

Top Ten Tips For Getting Kids to Eat Their School Lunch

Banishing Lunch-Box Boredom By: Jodie Shield, RD The first day of school is around the corner.  I’m not sure who is more excited the kids or us moms?  While I love the lazy days of summer, [...]

How to Eat Healthier at Concession Stands

How to Eat Healthier at Concession Stands

Part I: What My Family Ate On Our Summer Vacation By: Jodie Shield, MED, RDN When my kids were little, we loved cooling off on sweltering summer days at the swimming pool attached to our health club. [...]

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, [...]

5 Reasons Why Holiday Baking Is Important

5 Reasons Why Holiday Baking Is Important

Make time this season for baking cookies with your kids – you’ll be glad you did! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Christmas. Hanukkah. Kwanzaa. No matter what holiday you celebrate, they all feature some type of delicious [...]

Watermelon Cutouts

Watermelon Cutouts

A cool and refreshing snack to help you celebrate August 3rd National Watermelon Day! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Anyway you slice it, watermelon is healthy and de-lish! Grab some cookie cutters, but skip the baking. Your [...]

Easy Mac and Cheese

Easy Mac and Cheese

No more box mixes. This healthy, creamy stovetop recipe is way better! By: Jodie Shield, RDN If you love macaroni and cheese, but hate all of the artificial colors and unpronounceable additives, give this recipe a [...]

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 [...]