Archive for 'Tag Archives: 'summer dessert''

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 [...]

Watermelon Fruit Bowl Salad

Watermelon Fruit Bowl Salad

Get your melon baller rollin’ and celebrate National Watermelon Day! By: Jodie Shield, RD Watermelon reminds me of the lazy, carefree days of summer. One of my fondest memories is sitting in the backyard at a [...]

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 [...]

Stock Up on Beat-the-Heat Meals

Stock Up on Beat-the-Heat Meals

Cool tips for stocking your kitchen with four healthy summer meals!  By: Jodie Shield, RDN Scorching heat. Sticky humidity. If you can’t stand the heat . . .  get out of the kitchen!  But your family [...]

What Is Clean Eating?

What Is Clean Eating?

Get the dirt on this popular eating trend! Guest Post By: Ginger Hultin, MS, RD, CSO, LDN Clean eating. Eating “clean”. What does this mean exactly? A popular buzz word in magazines, on-line and among celebrities, this [...]

How to Eat Healthy When It’s Hot!

How to Eat Healthy When It’s Hot!

Five tips to help you get dinner on the table without breaking a sweat! By: Jodie Shield, RD If you can’t’ stand the heat . . . get out of the kitchen.  But your family’s hungry, [...]

Homemade Applesauce

Homemade Applesauce

Celebrate Johnny Appleseed Day with some fresh and easy homemade applesauce. By: Jodie Shield, RDN It may take years for apple trees to grow, but it takes only minutes to make my homemade applesauce. Plus, it’s [...]

D.I.Y. Fortune Cookies

D.I.Y. Fortune Cookies

Try your luck and make your own fortune cookies! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Prediction: People who make fortune cookies get many smiles from friends. Why take your chances on store bought fortune cookies? They taste like [...]

Red, White, and Blueberry Bites

Red, White, and Blueberry Bites

Get your 4th of July party started with this healthy, patriotic treat! By: Jodie Shield, MED, RDN Not sure what to serve at your 4th of July picnic or barbecue? Treat your friends and family to [...]

Frozen Peanut Butter Fudge Pie

Frozen Peanut Butter Fudge Pie

A light and healthy version of a family classic dessert! By: Jodie Shield, RD This pie is my absolute favorite or as my parents jokingly tease me – it’s too die for!   That’s because it [...]