Produce for Kids Blog

6 New Family-Friendly Products from Southern Exposure

This past weekend, the Produce for Kids team had the pleasure of attending Southeast Produce Council’s Southern Exposure. While there, we hosted a reception for our grocery and produce partners where we announced our new partnership with Feeding America and recapped our 2014 results. Southern Exposure brings together hundreds of fresh produce companies, so naturally, we have new family-friendly products to share. 

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What’s in Season for March?

Knowing what fresh produce items are in season when you head to the grocery store can not only save you money, but also means that you’ll be enjoying fruits and veggies at their peak! Read on to see what’s in season for March and get some delicious recipes to incorporate these items into mealtime.

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5 Tips for Getting Kids Involved in the Kitchen

We are very excited to share this guest blog post from our friends at The Kids Cook Monday: Having your children help you prepare family meals is one of the most effective ways to encourage them to try new foods and improve their overall diet quality, both now and later in life. But if you’re used to quickly whipping together a meal amidst your family’s usual weeknight chaos, the thought of corralling the kids into the kitchen can feel overwhelming. 

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5 Easy Ways To Get Your Family To Eat More Spinach

It’s no secret that spinach is one of the most popular superfoods out there. Bagged fresh spinach has become regularly available in grocery stores, and frequently on sale too. I find I can get through about 2 bags of spinach a week if I’m diligent with adding it to my family’s diet daily, and in several different ways so they don’t get bored (or catch on!).

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50+ Good-for-You Vegetarian & Seafood Recipes

The season of Lent is upon us. During this time of year, many families will be looking for more vegetarian or seafood recipes to fill their menus. Whether you observe lent or are just looking for some healthy meals, this round-up of 50+ recipes from Produce for Kids and some of our favorite bloggers will help you out!

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10 Kitchen Staples Everyone Needs

As a meal planning blogger, one of the questions I get most often is for ideas on how to put together a quick meal on busy nights. For me, it’s essential that I have a supply of kitchen staples. Through the years, I have cooked in many family or friends’ kitchens and it surprises me sometimes to discover what basic tools and ingredients are missing. So, I’ve put together my top 10 favorites to help get you started. 

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14 Heart-Healthy Valentine’s Day Ideas

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. As a parent, I know this day is usually filled with candy attached to paper Valentines and boxes of chocolate. But not everything associated with this day has to be unhealthy. Here are a few fun, healthier ideas for celebrating Valentine’s Day.

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What’s in Season for February?

Knowing what fresh produce items are in season when you head to the grocery store can not only save you money, but also means that you’ll be enjoying fruits and veggies at their peak! Read on to see what’s in season for February and get some delicious recipes to incorporate these items into mealtime.

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35 Healthy Game Day Recipes

Whether you’re tuning into the Big Game for the commercials or to cheer on your favorite team, score some major points by putting out a winning spread! We gathered 35 healthy game day dips, appetizers, small bites and main dishes to help you out.

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10 Ways to Get Kids to Try New Foods

It’s not always easy to get your kids to try new foods, but expanding your kids’ palates is important for several reasons. It’s good for them nutritionally, it makes for better manners, and people who don’t make a stink about what they eat tend to be more pleasant to be around (or at least make easier house guests!).

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