Ep36: Dietitian-Approved Healthy Grocery Shopping Tips

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to registered dietitian Julie Harrington of julieharringtonrd.com about how to make healthy choices at the grocery store that go beyond the perimeter of the store. Julie believes that there is no one size fits all approach to nutrition and shares lots of great tips for finding healthy foods outside of the...

Arugula-Quinoa Salad with Fresh Peaches

This arugula and quinoa salad is a flavor-packed dish complete with peppery arugula, protein-packed quinoa, fresh peaches, crunchy pistachios and salty queso fresco. Add some grilled chicken to make this salad more hearty, or serve alongside fish for a light summer meal.   Recipe and photography by Jodi of Create Kids Club.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Arugula-Quinoa Salad with Fresh Peaches - This arugula and...

The Ultimate Guide to Packing Healthy Lunchboxes

We’ve pulled together our most popular lunchbox packing tips, recipes and more into the ultimate guide to packing healthy lunchboxes. Who is still adjusting to the back-to-school routine? This mom is! The new school year has brought some new challenges. My youngest has a new folder system with items that can be taken out and kept at school and other that...

Sparkling Peach Punch

This refreshing Sparkling Peach Punch is a low-sugar alternative to store-bought fruit punches. Using fresh peaches and just a touch of sugar, this sparkling beverage is easy to make and enjoy all summer! Easily spice things up with fresh mint or basil, or by mixing in your other favorite fruit!   Recipe and photography by Jodi of Create Kids Club.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Sparkling...

4 Recipes to Grow Healthy with GROW Bananas

This post is sponsored by GROW Bananas by Organics Unlimited in celebration of #GROWmonth. All opinions are our own. What kid doesn’t love a banana?  When you’re looking for healthy ways to send your little ones off to school this fall, why not include GROW Bananas by Organics Unlimited in a good nutritious breakfast, and then add a tasty banana...

Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Baked Potato Skins

Who’s ready for game day? These buffalo chicken stuffed potato skins combine to popular game day foods – buffalo wings and potato skins – for a handheld appetizer that’s sure to be a crowd-pleaser! You can feel a little better about serving them for your game day spread too, no fried foods required.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Baked Potato Skins - Who’s...

Food Rx: What You Need to Know About Probiotics for Kids

Welcome to 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. Today, we’re talking all about probiotics and how they can help support a healthy...

Ham, Apple & Cheese Wraps

Whether you’re packing these ham, apple and cheese wraps in a lunchbox, serving as an after-school snack or setting out at a party for an easy appetizer, this sweet and savory combination will be a hit! The sweet, crunchy apple slices pair perfectly with the savory ham and cheese for a crisp snack.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Ham, Apple & Cheese Wraps - Whether you’re...

Episode 35: Helping Kids Make Good Choices

In this episode of the Healthy Family Project, we talk to Marc Mero, Former WWE Wrestling Champion and Author of “How to be the Happiest Person on the Planet.” Marc shares ways parents can stay involved in their kids lives, how to navigate social media usage, and how to help kids dealing with bullying.  Marc Mero reached the pinnacle of...

Peach Hand Pies

What better way to use peaches during peak season than turning them into these delicious hand pies? With just 3 simple ingredients, these small handheld desserts are the perfect summer treat! Let your kids in on the action by letting them cut the dough, fill and seal edges with a fork.   Recipe and photography by Jodi of Create Kids...