Archive for 'Tag Archives: 'vegetables''

Talk to a Farmer!

Talk to a Farmer!

Five reasons why you should shop at a farmers market!   By: Jodie Shield, RDN Curious where your sweet bell peppers and juicy ripe tomatoes come from? Stop by a farmers market and talk to a [...]

Should You Ditch Your Diet?

Should You Ditch Your Diet?

Discover the hidden treasure to weight management: sea vegetables. Guest Blogger Post: Cheryl Fitzgerald, Dominican University Dietetic Intern Hara Hachi Bu, wakame, and nori. What do these words mean and what do they all have in [...]

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 [...]

Should You Juice for Weight Loss?

Should You Juice for Weight Loss?

Uncover the truths about juicing’s effects on losing weight. Guest Post by: Gabriella Thompson, Dominican University Nutrition Student Is juicing the answer to your weight loss prayers? Will it help remove your extra holiday pounds and [...]

3 Must-Eat Fall Vegetables

3 Must-Eat Fall Vegetables

You’re going to fall in love with these super-healthy, autumn veggies and quick and easy recipes. By: Jodie Shield, MEd, RDN Nowadays tomatoes and asparagus – really just about any fruit or vegetable- are available year [...]

Heart Smart Trail Mix

Heart Smart Trail Mix

By: Jodie Shield, MED, RD Go nuts! You have got to try this trail mix recipe. It’s loaded with all sorts of heart-healthy ingredients. My sister-in-law, Mickey, shared it with me when we were hiking in Sedona – [...]

Speedy Chunky Vegetable Black Bean Soup

Speedy Chunky Vegetable Black Bean Soup

Grab your spoon and slurp away on this warm and healthy homemade soup. By: Jodie Shield, RDN Winter in Chicago screams soup please! JeanMarie Brownson’s Speedy Chunky Vegetable Black Bean Soup recipe takes the chill out [...]

Spicy Ranch Dressing

Spicy Ranch Dressing

DIY salad dressings are easy, tasty, and healthy. Last recipe featured in a 3 part series. By: Jodie Shield, RDN Tired of buying expensive, processed salad dressings? Make your own! It’s so easy and much healthier [...]

Fresh Herb Vinaigrette

Fresh Herb Vinaigrette

Fresh Herb Vinaigrette DIY salad dressings are easy, tasty, and healthy. First recipe featured in a 3 part series. By: Jodie Shield, RDN Tired of buying expensive, processed salad dressings? Make your own! It’s so easy [...]

Classic Greek Salad

Classic Greek Salad

This super-easy fresh tomato and feta cheese salad with olives is Greek to me!  By: Jodie Shield, RDN Ripe, juicy, fresh tomatoes are the star ingredients in this classic Greek salad. Toss in chunks of cucumber, [...]