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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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.
We get asked all the time – what’s up with this spiralizer craze? Spiralizing is a great way to get an extra serving of fruits or veggies in at meal time. One of the easiest ways is to turn zucchini into noodles (or “zoodles”) and replace your regular spaghetti.
February is a month filled with love – heart-shaped candy, chocolates, and of course, Valentine’s Day. It’s a holiday filled with sweet treats! February is also American Heart Month, giving families a great opportunity to make sweet treats good for you. Here are 20 of our favorite healthy (and sweet!) Valentine’s Day treats from us and blogger friends.
Today's guest blog post is brought to you by McKenzie Hall Jones, RDN and Lisa Samuel, MBA, RDN, of NourishRDs and consulting dietitians for the National Processed Raspberry Council. It may not be groundbreaking news that it’s a good idea to eat your peas and carrots, but the benefits of eating meals centered on plant-based foods is gaining some serious traction. According to the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, there are health benefits awaiting you and the planet from simply adding more plant foods, such as fruits and veggies into your daily meals. Frozen produce is an excellent option for incorporating more of these plant foods in your diet.
While my family in Pennsylvania braved the first winter blast, I was lucky enough not only to find myself in Florida, but on a strawberry farm! Thanks to Sue Harrell (aka Strawberry Sue), Marketing Director for the Florida Strawberry Growers Association (FSGA), the Produce for Kids team was treated to a day filled with strawberries.
‘Tis the season for warm and cozy food, like soups, stews and chili! I love this time of year when the temperatures drop (just a bit or a lot depending on where you live) and meal times feel like they should be less fussy and more about comfort food. Nothing screams comfort food like a pot of something healthy and delicious simmering on the stove.
Visiting local citrus farms at this time of year is a perk of residing in Florida. I took my girls to the Showcase of Citrus, not really knowing what to expect as we pulled up to what looked like a weathered roadside farmer’s market. The girls were mesmerized when the staff handed us each a bag and drew on a map indicating what citrus was prime for picking.
As a busy mom of two school-aged children, I know how hectic weekday breakfast can be. There’s no time to make a full breakfast, so we turn to quick and easy options. Three of the easiest breakfast choices are cereal, frozen waffles and instant oatmeal, but how do you know which are the best to fuel up kids before heading off to school? Here are tips on choosing the right ones.
It’s the start of a new year and resolutions are in full swing. Things like eating better, exercising more and kicking unhealthy habits are usually at the top of the list. Did you know that smoothies are one of the easiest ways to snag some extra nutrition? Here are 14 healthy and delicious ideas to get you started.