Managing Stress About Food

Food is everywhere! Online, on TV, on billboards, in magazines, on every street corner. In fact, food is so much a part of our lives that it can be hard to get a break. And for many people a break from thinking about, worrying about, stressing about food is just what they need. Here are a few tips for taking...

Lunchbox Basics: Set Yourself up for Success

When it comes to packing a lunch for school, many parents are left scratching their heads trying to come up with ideas that are not only nutritious but also what their children will actually eat. The Produce for Kids Power Your Lunchbox site is a great place to start. The site is packed with lunchbox ideas full of fruits and...

One-Pot Vegetarian Enchilada Bowls

Get all the tastes of classic enchiladas but in a bowl! Ready in about 30 minutes, this one-pot dish makes getting a home-cooked, healthy meal on the table easy. Recipe created by Christine Pittman in partnership with Produce for Kids.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]One-Pot Vegetarian Enchilada Bowls - Get all the tastes of classic enchiladas but in a bowl! Ready in about 30 minutes,...

Nut Free Alternatives for Kids

Life with a food allergy is pretty scary. As adult, I have dealt with my peanut and tree nut allergy my entire life and have learned to manage my reactions. I read labels, stay away from homemade baked goods, and always carry Benadryl and my Epi-Pen. I am very thankful that I am the one in my family that has...

Apple Pumpkin French Toast Muffins

Apple and pumpkin are two must-have fall flavors, and they pair perfectly in these no-sugar-added French toast muffins! For quick breakfasts, make a batch of these ahead of time and freeze. For a sweeter flavor, top with honey or pure maple syrup. Get more fresh takes on holiday favorites with our free e-cookbook.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Apple Pumpkin French Toast Muffins - Apple and...

One-Pan Italian Pork Tenderloin and Broccoli

Dinner and clean-up is easy with this one-pan pork tenderloin dinner! The pork and broccoli cook at the same time on one pan making this recipe a must for busy weeknights. Plus, the roasted broccoli is so delicious, even picky eaters will want to dig in! Recipe created by Christine Pittman in partnership with Produce for Kids.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]One-Pan Italian Pork Tenderloin...

7-Layer Taco Dip

This Taco Dip is a remake of the classic 7-layer dip, made with swaps like Greek yogurt for sour cream and low-sodium refried beans. Serve with baked tortilla chips or veggies for dipping.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]7-Layer Taco Dip - This Taco Dip is a remake of the classic 7-layer dip, made with swaps like Greek yogurt for sour cream and low-sodium refried beans....

Easy One-Dish Chicken & Veggie Bake

This easy one-pan chicken recipe is sure to become a weeknight staple! What could be easier than throwing chicken and veggies in a baking dish, seasoning and putting it in the oven? Pair with a simple side salad for an extra dose of veggies.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Easy One-Dish Chicken & Veggie Bake - This easy one-pan chicken recipe is sure to become a...

Citrus & Sage Roasted Turkey

If turkey is your go-to holiday main dish, you’ll love this freshened up version. Citrus and sage offer up tons of flavor while keeping the turkey tender and juicy. Get more fresh takes on holiday favorites with our free e-cookbook.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Citrus & Sage Roasted Turkey - If turkey is your go-to holiday main dish, you’ll love this freshened up version. Citrus...

Cranberry Apple Crisp

This lightened up spin on classic fruit crisp is sure to be a new family favorite for the holidays.  Get the kids involved by breaking up the pecans by hand, stirring ingredients together or sprinkling the topping over the fruit. Serve with lowfat vanilla Greek yogurt for a fun spin. Get more fresh takes on holiday favorites with our free...