The Ultimate Guide to Packing Healthy Lunchboxes

We’ve pulled together our most popular lunchbox packing tips, recipes and more into the ultimate guide to packing healthy lunchboxes. Who is still adjusting to the back-to-school routine? This mom is! The new school year has brought some new challenges. My youngest has a new folder system with items that can be taken out and kept at school and other that...

Episode 35: Helping Kids Make Good Choices

In this episode of the Healthy Family Project, we talk to Marc Mero, Former WWE Wrestling Champion and Author of “How to be the Happiest Person on the Planet.” Marc shares ways parents can stay involved in their kids lives, how to navigate social media usage, and how to help kids dealing with bullying.  Marc Mero reached the pinnacle of...

40 Grab-and-Go Healthy Breakfast Ideas

Let’s face it – mornings are no picnic. Between getting kids dressed and fed (not to mention, remembering that today is Crazy Sock Day or Silly T-Shirt Day), packing lunches and making sure the kids’ backpacks are fully stocked with homework, getting out the door on time is never easy. That’s why I love grab-and-go breakfasts. The kids can eat...

50+ Easy Dinners Ready in 30 Minutes or Less

As parents, putting a healthy, home-cooked meal on the table some weeknights seems like an impossible task. Between soccer practice or ballet and homework, there’s little time to throw together dinner. With a little planning ahead, dinnertime can be easier (check out all of our great meal planning posts!). Have a stockpile of tried and true, quick and easy dinner...

Episode 34: Lunchbox Packing Mistakes to Avoid

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Sally Kuzemchak, the new official registered dietitians of Produce for Kids and voice behind RealMomNutrition.com, all about avoiding those lunchbox-packing mistakes. Sally shares tips on repurposing leftovers, how to keep items fresh, introducing new foods and packing a balanced lunch. Sally is a registered dietitian, author, and mom of two...

34 Non Sandwich Lunchbox Ideas for Back to School

As I sent my girls off to their first day of school last week it hit me that next year I'll be sending my oldest, Mia, off to high school next year. High school! It seems like only yesterday she was heading off to Kindergarten. And now I only have a year before I send her to high school. Yikes!...

Episode 33: Thinking Outside the Lunchbox Rut

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Gillian Fein, founder of LaLa Lunchbox, all about back to school lunchboxes and how to think outside the lunchbox rut. Gillian shares tips on infusing creativity into lunchboxes, thinking outside of the box and trying something new with your kids’ lunches without spending a lot of time. She also shares...

What’s in Season for August?

Happy August! Summer is still in full gear but we're also heading back to school (or gearing up to next month). Don't forget to pack some fresh fruits and veggies to fuel you up and keep you hydrated on hot days and to pack in those lunchboxes. While you’re at the grocery store, make sure to pick up some of...

Eating Healthy On-the-Go with Eat Smart® Salad Shake Ups™

Disclosure: The post is sponsored by Eat Smart®. All opinions are our own. When you’re on-the-go during your lunch break, heading to the pool for those last few rays of summer, sitting at the ballpark or looking for a quick meal solution, do salads come to mind? Rather than hitting a drive-thru or packing a sandwich, get in a dose...

Episode 32: What to Know About Pregnancy & Nutrition

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to McKenzie Jones, RDN all about nutrition and health during pregnancy. McKenzie share tips on proper nutrition while pregnant, what food groups to eat, how nutrition and appetite changes during pregnancy and giving into those crazy cravings. We have a special guest host today, our digital marketing manager Amber Gray, who...