Build a Better Baked Potato

Raise your hand if you love baked potatoes! My family definitely does! Traditional baked potatoes are smothered with some unhealthy toppings, like butter or full fat sour cream, but this side dish can easily be transformed info a nutrient-rich dinner by swapping out the toppings for healthier ones. You can even set up a build your own baked potato bar...

Celebrate National Nutrition Month

March marks the beginning of National Nutrition Month, a month long campaign promoting nutrition education and information. Get your plate into shape and test out some of Produce for Kids recipes for balanced, complete meals for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks. Here’s how you can get your family’s plate into shape. Think before you eat. Before your family sits down...

Top 10 Fruits & Veggies for Spring

Springtime means more social gatherings, the start of youth sports season and road trips as families are anxious to get out and about after a cold winter. Preparing fresh fruits and vegetables for these activities is easy and tasty. Here are my top 10 fruits and veggies for spring: Artichokes: Packing a powerful punch, this vegetable contains essential nutrients for...

St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

Looking for some luck of the Irish this St. Patrick’s Day? Besides wearing green to avoid getting pinched, celebrate this fun holiday by adding green to your favorite meals. Check out the recipes below for some healthy ways to celebrate: Kale & Bacon Breakfast Stuffed Peppers: Get a hearty dose of veggies first thing in the morning with these breakfast...

7 New Kid-Friendly Products from Southern Exposure

Last weekend, the Produce for Kids team attended the Southeast Produce Council’s Southern Exposure show in Orlando, FL. The show was full of produce companies showcasing fresh fruits and vegetables along with some new kid-friendly products. Here are the team’s top seven picks to keep an eye out for: Sammies by Fowler Packing: Kid-sized California peaches, plums and nectarines that...