Where to Start When Your Teen Develops Poor Eating Habits

Oh, how I long for the days when my kids ate what I put in front of them. They weren’t strong enough to open the fridge, couldn’t reach the cookies in the pantry, and had no money of their own and no transportation to get to the nearest fast food restaurant. There are zillions of books, websites and blogs dedicated...

Top 15 Recipes for Our 15th Anniversary

Did you know that Produce for Kids is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year? Fifteen years ago, in 2002, our president and founder, John Shuman, began a mission to bring the produce industry together to support children’s non-profit organizations. Little did he know that Produce for Kids would grow from a simple in-store campaign to raise money for local children’s...

Double Chocolate Black Bean Brownies

Oooey gooey brownies with a good nutrient profile?! Yes, please! These double chocolate brownies are so good it's hard to just have one. They are oil free and contain no flour. How is this possible? Black beans. Yes, black beans - and no, you can't taste or see them! This ingredient might sound odd, but black beans are a fantastic flour...

5 Ways to Please Picky Eaters

Feeding a child is one of the most stressful parts of parenting for me. One minute my kids all enjoy a spaghetti dinner with homemade meatballs and green salad. The next minute that same meal is launched across the dining room table. Is this behavior picky eating? I’d like to think so. I also think there comes a time when...

Fun Recipe Idea for Kids: Salad Stuffed Racecars

Today, we welcome guest blogger, Jodie Fitz. She is the creator and personality of the Price Chopper Kids Cooking Club and author of ‘Real Food Fast” and the ‘Better Bites’ program. When she is not on the road or in the kitchen, she’s wife & mother of three. Every once in a while, you just have to play with your...

All About Stone Fruit + Fresh Cherry Salsa Recipe

We’re happy to welcome Kaci Komstadius of Sage Fruit Company for today’s guest blog post.  Sage Fruit Company is a sales and marketing firm located in Yakima, Washington. It’s owned by three apple/pear packing companies who joined together to deliver high quality fruit to consumers. Every summer there are certain things we can look forward to: warm weather, backyard barbeques and...

Angel Food Cupcakes with Blood Orange Frosting

Summer has finally arrived! Besides the beautiful weather, I also love summer because of the celebrations of the season. Summer produce is at its peak as well, and I can't wait to get back to the farmer’s market and pick up colorful fresh fruits and veggies of all kinds. This time of year I start to gravitate towards lighter meals...

30 Berrytastic Recipes for Summer

This blog post is sponsored by Wish Farms. All opinions are our own. Is anyone else all about the berries during the summer months? My youngest would go into full meltdown mode if we didn’t have strawberries on hand at any given moment. While berries are perfect for snacking any time of the day, there are also so many fantastic...

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. If you’re enjoying time outdoors, remember these summer heat safety tips: Stay hydrated! Make sure to drink plenty of fluids to replace those you’re sweating out. Avoid caffeine or carbonated drinks...