10 Easy Tips to a Healthy New Year

It’s a new year, and with that comes New Year’s resolutions. We all start the year off with good intentions to eat healthier, be more active, spend less time on our phones, etc. but after a few weeks, we find ourselves feeling guilty that we’re not doing as well as we could be. Or we’ve given up altogether. But why...

Top 10 Recipes of 2017

The end is near for 2017. As New Year’s Eve looms just a few days away, we’re looking back at an amazing 2017: Our in-store campaigns reached over 2,000 stores across the country and gave us the opportunity to work with 59 different fruit and vegetable companies to encourage families to eat healthier! We were able to donate 2.6 million...

Hot Chocolate with Raspberry Mint Drizzle

This winter, treat your guests to a mug of Hot Chocolate with Raspberry Mint Drizzle. Fresh raspberries mix into the hot chocolate with each sip, making this recipe one your guests will remember. I love planning and hosting parties, but I tend to get a bit worked up when preparing for them if I'm not organized. I've learned to start...

Sweet & Savory DIY Lunchbox Crepes

Can’t decide on sweet or savory for lunch? Have both! Kids can get creative at lunchtime with these DIY crepes by filling with either the sweet mix of strawberries, bananas and yogurt, or go for a savory version with ham and cheese.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Sweet & Savory DIY Lunchbox Crepes - - banana (chopped), strawberries (chopped), lowfat plain Greek yogurt, honey, slices low-sodium...

Deconstructed BLT Bento Box

Kids will have fun constructing their very own BLT sandwich at lunchtime. Keeping each item in its own compartment keeps everything fresh until lunchtime and avoids the dreaded soggy sandwich. Instead of mayo, get a dose of good fats by spreading on mashed avocado![wpurp-searchable-recipe]Deconstructed BLT Bento Box - - avocado, lime juice, whole wheat bread (cut into fourths), low-sodium bacon...

Out of this World Space Bento Box

Blast off! This bento box is definitely out of this world! Whether your kids have a love of space or are just learning about it in school, it’ll be all smiles when they open this lunch. Grapes create the dark backdrop while Swiss cheese is the perfect place for a moon landing. Don’t forget about the clementine crescent moons and...

One-Pot Cheeseburger Mac

Busy families often rely on the convenience of boxed hamburger meals, but you can get the same delicious meal in a much healthier way! Everything still cooks in one pot for easy clean-up, and we swapped ground beef for a leaner ground turkey, added a few veggies and topped it off with real cheese. The best part? Not only is...

Valentine’s Day Emoji Bento Box

Valentine’s Day deserves an extra-special lunch! This sweet sandwich spin featuring fresh strawberries will have your child gobbling up lunch in no time. Plus, it only takes a few seconds to turn a regular sandwich into this heart-eyed emoji. Don’t forget to add a special touch with a valentine to your little one.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Valentine’s Day Emoji Bento Box - - whole...

4 Festive Tomato Recipes for the Entire Family

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Village Farms. All opinions are our own. The holiday season is officially upon us and the sights and sounds of the season cannot be ignored - freshly baked cookies, lights on every house, gifts, holiday music and festivities galore. Of course, we are always looking for ways to incorporate fruits and veggies into the...

Tomato, Goat Cheese & Caramelized Onion Mini Quiche

Be careful! Once you present these mini quiches featuring Village Farms® Cabernet Estate Reserve® tomatoes to holiday guests, they’ll disappear fast. The sweet, earthiness of the tomatoes paired with flavorful caramelized onions and the creaminess of goat cheese is an unbeatable combination.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Tomato, Goat Cheese & Caramelized Onion Mini Quiche - - unsalted butter, sweet onion (sliced), mini phyllo shells, chopped Village...