Cook with Katie–Party Edition!

By Katie Shepherd The weather is warmer and spring is in the air! Just a few more weeks and we’ll be able to put another semester behind us! This is a very exciting time of year—Little 5 is this week, and some of you will be graduating very soon! Early congrats to you! With multiple celebrations… Read more »

New Year, New You

It’s almost 2017 and you know what that means! It’s resolution time! Unfortunately, research shows that just 8% of Americans were successful at achieving their New Year’s resolutions last year, although nearly half of Americans made one. So, what’s the problem and how can we help? “I think focusing on too many goals at a time is… Read more »

Cook with Katie, Breakfast Style!

Welcome to #CookWithKatie, breakfast style (and Tuesday) edition! If you’re like me, weekday morning routines are hectic and balancing eating a healthy morning meal with getting out of the house on time can be a challenge. Many convenient breakfast items like breakfast sandwiches are loaded with saturated fat and salt, and most breakfast cereals have… Read more »

Cook With Katie – Labor Day Edition!

By Katie Shepherd Hi! Happy Labor Day and welcome back to #CookwithKatie! Today I want to talk about one of my favorite local food scenes—the Bloomington Farmers’ Market! If you’re new to Bloomington (or Indiana) and want to check out local food, this is a great place to start. It’s open April to November on… Read more »

Introducing #CookWithKatie and Her Veggie Zucchini Lasagna!

Hi! My name is Katie Shepherd. I am a registered dietitian through Health and Wellness Education. I’m married, a mom to two outrageous toddlers, and a lover of all things food. I’m super excited to start my bi-weekly cooking recipe column, #CookWithKatie. As a dietitian at the health center, one of my primary roles is to… Read more »