Easy Vegetarian Food Swaps

Whether you’re making the switch to a vegetarian, vegan or plant-based diet, or just looking to cut back on the amount of meat your family eats, these easy vegetarian food swaps can be used for most meals. Studies have shown that a vegetarian diet has been linked to many health benefits, including lowering cholesterol, blood pressure, and one’s risk for...

New Products & Trends from PMA’s Fresh Summit

Every year, our team has the opportunity to attend the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit Expo where the latest and greatest in the produce industry is showcased. Our team set out to see what the new “hot” items will be for 2019. In the past, trends like cauliflower rice and veggie noodles (which were still huge this year), made their...

Episode 12: Healthy Holiday Treats Part 1: Halloween

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Produce for Kids blog contributor and registered dietitian, Holley Grainger of HolleyGrainger.com as part 1 of a two-part series all around holiday snacks. For part 1, we’re focusing on all things Halloween. Holley shares tips and ideas on Halloween snacks including classroom party ideas, ideas for balancing Halloween candy and...

Halloween Fruit and Vegetable Carvings

Disclosure: This post contains Amazon Affiliate links for the products we used for the carvings. If you click on and purchase anything from these link, we might receive a small commission but there will be extra costs to you. Carved pumpkins are aplenty this time of year. But did you know there are lots of fruits and veggies that can be...

25 Healthy Halloween Treats for Kids

Raise your hand if you are looking forward to candy-crazy kids this Halloween! I didn’t think so. Candy on Halloween is an unavoidable situation. Between school parties and trick or treating, you could probably open your own candy store with the amount kids seem to collect. But Halloween doesn’t have to be all about the candy. Don’t get me wrong,...

Top Nutrition Tips for Young Athletes

With fall sports starting up, food and fuel are top of mind for many families with young athletes. The truth is, whether you are an avid tennis player or have a child who plays one or two recreational sports after school, individuals who exercise or train on a regular basis should pay extra attention to their diet when it comes...

Episode 11: Meal Planning Made Easy

In this episode of the Healthy Family Project, we sat down with Amy Roskelley, founder of Super Healthy Kids, to talk about her new meal planning app. The Prepear app was designed to simplify the meal planning process while providing nutrition information and connecting friends and family. The app allows you to discover new recipes or import your favorite recipes and automatically...

What’s in Season for October?

Happy October! The leaves are turning brown, Halloween decorations are popping up all over the neighborhood and a plethora of fresh fruits and veggies are in season at a grocery store new you! Knowing what fresh produce items are in season when you head to the grocery store can not only save you money but also means that you’ll be...