Episode 4: Easing Into a Plant-Based Life

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Cory Warren of LeanGreenDad.com why a plant-based living works for his family and easy ways you can ease into this lifestyle. Cory hosts a regular Facebook Live cooking show on the Produce for Kids Facebook page featuring Vegan meals in 15 minutes or less. Cory Warren is a husband, vegan...

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! Keep this list of healthy red, white and blue recipes handy for your...

Black Bean Street Tacos with Sweet & Spicy Cherry Salsa

Give meat-filled tacos a rest during the summer with these easy Black Bean Street Tacos! The Sweet & Spicy Cherry Salsa adds a punch of flavor that elevates these simple tacos to a whole new level. Save time by making the salsa in advance!   Recipe and photography provided by Domex Superfresh Growers, created in partnership with WithFoodAndLove.com.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Black Bean Street...

Savory Roasted Cherry Panzanella Salad

Throwing together a Panzanella salad is the perfect way to use up leftover bread. This summer staple salad uses kale, but you swap out for any greens you have on hand, like romaine hearts or baby spinach. The roasted cherries bring so much flavor, you’ll wonder why you haven’t been eating this salad every day!   Recipe and photography provided...

Summer Camp Lunch Ideas for Kids

Is it just me, or are summer mornings somehow even crazier than school day mornings?  Even though it’s summer, parents often still have to pack lunches for summer camps, picnic outings or beach days. Picky palates, ingredient rules, and sweltering days make packing camp lunches harder than ever.   I’ve got five tips to help make lunch prep easier to...

Black Bean Empanadas

During the busy school week, having a lunchbox option on hand that you can make ahead of time is a real lifesaver. These easy vegetarian black bean empanadas are perfect for throwing into a lunchbox with your kids’ favorite sides. [wpurp-searchable-recipe]Black Bean Empanadas - During the busy school week, having a lunchbox option on hand that you can make ahead...

Rainbow Bento Box

We all know the saying, “Eat a Rainbow!” and with this lunchbox, your kiddos will be! This rainbow lunchbox pairs a variety of fruits and veggies with simple pinwheels filled with hummus, turkey and spinach. The good news is everything is customizable! Swap out the colors of the rainbow with your kid’s favorite or switch up the pinwheels with whatever...

Kid-Friendly Epic Morning Oatmeal Video

All parents can breathe a sigh of relief when their kids reach the age where they can make their own breakfast. With this easy Epic Morning Oatmeal, kids can use a few pantry staples to throw together a nutritious breakfast in just a few minutes. Why is oatmeal good for breakfast? Oatmeal is full of fiber to help fill you...

Drink More Water: The Importance of Hydration

As warmer months approach and outdoor activities increase, special attention needs to be given to proper hydration, especially for children. Because the body cannot store water, we must constantly provide and supply it with water to maintain our body’s many functioning systems. Water is by far one of the body's most essential nutrients. Water helps maintain blood volume, and it helps...

Easy Fruit Salsa Recipe

Looking for a simple appetizer that both kids and adults will go crazy over? Then you need to add easy fruit salsa to your shopping list today! This version is livened up with fresh ingredients including a vibrant pop from freshly-squeezed lemon and lime juice. The best part of this recipe is its versatility. You can make fruit salsa with...