Archive for 'Tag Archives: 'light dessert''

Frosty Peppermint Pie

Frosty Peppermint Pie

Chill out over the holidays with this super-easy and healthy frozen yogurt pie. By: Jodie Shield, RDN When the weather outside is frightful, baking sugar cookies and licking the batter is delightful. But when this holiday [...]

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. [...]

Blueberry Crisp

Blueberry Crisp

July is National Blueberry Month! By: Jodie Shield, MED, RD Remember that gum chewing, spoiled girl in Willy Wonka, Violet Beauregarde, who turned into a giant blueberry because she couldn’t control herself from eating the forbidden [...]

Guilt-Free Desserts

Guilt-Free Desserts

Go head, eat dessert! Six tips for serving light and healthy desserts. By: Jodie Shield, RDN After a long, hot, and busy day, nothing tastes better than a cool, refreshing dessert. Go ahead and let your [...]

Mini Peach Cobblers

Mini Peach Cobblers

Just Peachy – August is National Peach Month! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Be a peach mom. So what if August 24th is National Peach Pie Day! Surprise your family with mini peach cobblers instead. They’re way [...]

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 [...]

Patriotic Yogurt Parfait

Patriotic Yogurt Parfait

Grab your spoons and enjoy the fireworks nibbling on this easy, creamy Fourth of July dessert. By: Jodie Shield, RD This Fourth of July, skip the apple pie. I’ve started a new tradition in my family [...]

Holiday Eggnog Light

Holiday Eggnog Light

New Year’s Eve recipe countdown! Play it safe and make your own healthy holiday eggnog! By: Jodie Shield, RDN During the holidays eggnog is the rage. The dairy case is filled with cartons of the rich, [...]

How to Make S’mores

How to Make S’mores

A healthier version of the ultimate campfire treat! By: Jodie Shield, RDN When you hear the word  “Girl Scout” what comes to mind? Most people say cookies or brownies, but I say s’mores. Many moons ago, my [...]

Easy Blueberry Pie

Easy Blueberry Pie

Who needs a rolling pin? Use RTE crusts and a freshly baked pie is only minutes away! By: Jodie Shield, RDN I love baking fresh pies, but homemade piecrust is another story! Sure it tastes amazing, [...]