4 Recipes to Grow Healthy with GROW Bananas

This post is sponsored by GROW Bananas by Organics Unlimited in celebration of #GROWmonth. All opinions are our own. What kid doesn’t love a banana?  When you’re looking for healthy ways to send your little ones off to school this fall, why not include GROW Bananas by Organics Unlimited in a good nutritious breakfast, and then add a tasty banana...

What’s in Season for September?

Happy September! Fall will be making an official appearance this month, along with football season, cooler weather and back-to-school routines. Plus, a plethora of fresh fruits and veggies are in season at a grocery store new you! Knowing what fresh produce items are in season when you head to the grocery store can not only save you money but also...

20 Lunchbox-Packing Tips & Hacks from Parents

Back to school. Those words can evoke both anxiety and excitement in the hearts of parents. Anxiety as we shuffle off to the store to buy all those school supplies and the dreaded adjustment back to the days of stricter schedules, dinnertime stress and homework. But we have a sigh of relief at trying to figure out camp schedules, fridges...

Free Classroom Printables for Teachers

Back to school is almost upon us! Many teachers are already prepping for the first day of school, and these free classroom printables for teachers will help get classrooms set up for success. From bulletin board ideas and student desk name tags to Get to Know You sheets and treasure box coupons, there are plenty of produce-inspired ideas. [caption id="attachment_15410"...

15 Cool Summer Treats

Need a cool treat to help beat the summer heat? We’ve round-up some of our favorite healthier cool-down frozen treats to keep the whole family from overheating this summer. Summer brings warmer weather and more time outdoors. Whether you're at the beach or pool, enjoying a family cookout or picnic, or playing a summer sport, it's important to be mindful...

24 Mother’s Day Recipes to Celebrate Mom

Looking for the perfect dish to celebrate mom this Mother's Day? Here are 24 ideas for breakfast-in-bed, brunch, lunch, dinner or dessert! Public service announcement: Mother's Day is this Sunday, May 12. If you haven't already, pick up a card and gift, grab some flowers and plan to make mom one of these recipes to celebrate her this Mother's Day!...

Build Your Own Smoothie

Build your own smoothies quickly and easily with this handy guide. Mix and match your favorite fruits, veggies and more to create a smoothie that the whole family will love. Smoothies are a go-to in our house. Not only are they ready in just a few minutes, but I can get creative by combining different flavors (and sneaking in some...

16 Festive Cinco de Mayo Recipes

It’s time for a fiesta! Spice up your traditional Cinco de Mayo feast with these 16 healthy and delicious Mexican-inspired dishes! Cinco de Mayo is coming up on May 5. Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican Army's victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862. If you're looking for Mexican-inspired dishes to serve at your...

Grocery Shopping Hacks to Save Money on Fresh Produce

We all know that eating fruits and veggies at each meal is important, but feeding a growing family on a budget is hard work! It requires planning, patience and some insider know-how to navigate the produce department without breaking the bank. The grocery bill is a big cost for most families and we hear from parents all the time that...

12 Healthy Make-Ahead Breakfast Ideas

Curb hectic mornings and start the day off right with a hearty breakfast! These make-ahead breakfast ideas are the key to easy mornings. The alarm clock starts ringing and the morning becomes a hurricane of getting kids out of bed, showered and dressed, making sure homework is packed in the right folder and getting out the door on time for...