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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 [...]

10 Healthy Breakfasts Under 10 Minutes

10 Healthy Breakfasts Under 10 Minutes

Ready … Set … Breakfast is served! By: Jodie Shield, MED, RD In a rush? No time to make breakfast? Kids aren’t hungry? Sound familiar? These are some of the most common reasons why kids (and [...]

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 [...]

Fruity Green Tea Smoothie

Fruity Green Tea Smoothie

No time for breakfast? Get your daily dose of nutrients and caffeine with this easy, fruit-filled green tea smoothie. By: Anna Velazquez, Nutrition and Dietetics Student at Dominican University When my sister, Kinga, and I were [...]

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, [...]

Grilled Reuben

Grilled Reuben

  The classic Reuben sandwich gets a healthy makeover! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Reubens are the ultimate lunch or dinner comfort food. I love everything about this savory, corned beef-and- rye bread sandwich except the calories! [...]

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 [...]

Five Foods That Fight Diabetes

Five Foods That Fight Diabetes

Smooth out blood sugar highs and lows with these tasty unprocessed foods. By: Jodie Shield, MEd, RD Sweet! November is National Diabetes Month, but hold your fork, knife and spoon! If you, or any of your [...]

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 [...]