Baked Fish Tacos with Watermelon Rind Slaw

Delicious baked cod is topped with a crunchy, homemade slaw, avocado slices and salty Cotija cheese for a taco that will leave you wanting more! Don’t toss those watermelon rinds when you’re done! Did you know they can be peeled and used in recipes like this crunchy slaw? A great way to not only reduce food waste at home, but...

50+ Easy Dinners Ready in 30 Minutes or Less

As parents, putting a healthy, home-cooked meal on the table some weeknights seems like an impossible task. Between soccer practice or ballet and homework, there’s little time to throw together dinner. With a little planning ahead, dinnertime can be easier (check out all of our great meal planning posts!). Have a stockpile of tried and true, quick and easy dinner...

20 Lunchbox-Packing Tips & Hacks from Parents

Back to school. Those words can evoke both anxiety and excitement in the hearts of parents. Anxiety as we shuffle off to the store to buy all those school supplies and the dreaded adjustment back to the days of stricter schedules, dinnertime stress and homework. But we have a sigh of relief at trying to figure out camp schedules, fridges...

Episode 34: Lunchbox Packing Mistakes to Avoid

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Sally Kuzemchak, the new official registered dietitians of Produce for Kids and voice behind RealMomNutrition.com, all about avoiding those lunchbox-packing mistakes. Sally shares tips on repurposing leftovers, how to keep items fresh, introducing new foods and packing a balanced lunch. Sally is a registered dietitian, author, and mom of two...

Watermelon Rind BBQ Sauce

Don’t toss those watermelon rinds! Did you know there are lots of uses for all parts of a watermelon, including the rind? Just peel and toss in the Instant Pot along with the other ingredients to make this delicious and tangy Watermelon Rind BBQ Sauce.   Recipe sponsored by the National Watermelon Promotional Board.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Watermelon Rind BBQ Sauce - Don’t toss...

34 Non Sandwich Lunchbox Ideas for Back to School

As I sent my girls off to their first day of school last week it hit me that next year I'll be sending my oldest, Mia, off to high school next year. High school! It seems like only yesterday she was heading off to Kindergarten. And now I only have a year before I send her to high school. Yikes!...

10 Back-to-School Meal Planning Tips

Back to school means back to busy schedules and routines. But, it’s also a great time of year to get organized with family meal planning to save yourself time and money. When you think about what you’re going to make for dinner, pack in lunchboxes and prep for snacks, you’re more likely to make healthier choices for your family. Incorporating...

Shredded Brussels Sprouts Salad with Apples & Pistachios

Change up your salad game by using shredded Brussels sprouts as the base instead of greens! This shredded Brussels sprouts salad is tossed with a simple vinaigrette, apples, pistachios and feta for a delicious dish.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Shredded Brussels Sprouts Salad with Apples & Pistachios - Change up your salad game by using shredded Brussels sprouts as the base instead of greens! This...

Food Rx: Swapping Processed Foods with Healthier, Homemade Versions

We’re so excited to introduce our newest series, Food Rx with Jessica DeLuise, PA-C, CCMS, a physician assistant and culinary medicine specialist. This monthly series will focus on the important role food plays in our overall health, plus we’ll be sharing kid-friendly recipes to add more fresh produce to your family's diet. Tune into the Produce for Kids Instagram channel...

Episode 33: Thinking Outside the Lunchbox Rut

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Gillian Fein, founder of LaLa Lunchbox, all about back to school lunchboxes and how to think outside the lunchbox rut. Gillian shares tips on infusing creativity into lunchboxes, thinking outside of the box and trying something new with your kids’ lunches without spending a lot of time. She also shares...