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Build a Better Burger Printable + 10 Healthy Burger Recipes

Summer is here and 4th of July is right around the corner! Grilling out burgers is a must for any summer cookout and definitely a family favorite in my household. Check out this handy infographic to building a better burger and let kids pick their own toppings! Or you can create a burger bar for a fun, themed cookout!

20 Kid-Friendly Energy Bite Recipes

Energy bites are a great make-ahead snack to curb hunger between meals, after school or on busy, on-the-go days. The flavor combinations are endless and they pack easily for stashing in your bag or lunchbox for sudden hunger strikes.

12 New Fresh Produce Products from United Fresh

Lesley and I touched down in Chicago last week for the United Fresh Convention & Expo ready to see what’s new and exciting in the fresh produce industry. Today, we’re sharing some of our favorite new products from the show that will be hitting produce departments near you.

Ep29: Understanding Food as Medicine

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Jessica DeLuise, MHS, PAC, author of Eat Your Way to Wellness, on the importance of food and how it can positively or negatively affect our health and wellness. Jessica uses her medical expertise to help explain the background behind this “Food as Medicine” movement in a way we can all understand.

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.

What’s in Season for June?

Happy June! Summer is officially in full swing. School is out, grills are on and family trips to the pool, beach or park are a weekend favorite. Don’t forget to pack some fresh fruits and veggies to fuel you up and keep you hydrated on hot days. While you’re at the grocery store, make sure to pick up some of these in-season fruits and veggies.

Tips for Transitioning Into Summer

Believe it or not, summer break is almost here! Lazy days at the pool or beach offer a nice change of pace compared to the grind of the school year. For many families, the freedom of summer can mean more snacking on chips and trips to the ice cream shop. Maintaining healthy eating over the summertime is possible though, particularly with a little planning ahead.

10 Fun Summer Cookout Ideas

Warmer weather is just around the corner (or already here for those of us in the South) and that means more opportunities to enjoy a summer cookout. Whether for Memorial Day, Father’s Day, the Fourth of July or any Saturday during summer, a cookout is a great way to enjoy warmer weather, eat delicious food and spend time with friends and family.

30 Healthy Red, White & Blue Recipes

I don’t think it’s a coincidence that this time of year brings with it a rainbow of fresh fruits and veggies! It’s the perfect time to add more color to your family cookouts, summer picnics and afternoon snacks. And don’t forget to get patriotic with your produce! With Memorial Day just around the corner and the Fourth of July coming soon after, keep this list of healthy red, white and blue recipes handy for your celebrations.