Kid-Friendly Pumpkin “Latte”

‘Tis the season for a pumpkin spice latte! Craving your favorite pumpkin beverage, but don’t want to send your kids into a caffeine overload? This kid-friendly version is made with a few simple ingredients and caffeine-free! Don’t worry parents – just mix with a shot of espresso or your morning coffee if you need a pick-me-up.   This recipe is...

Fall Harvest Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette

This salad combines all your favorite fall flavors into one bowl! Roasted butternut squash, crisp apples, goat cheese, pecans, dried cranberries and pepitas are tossed with salad greens and a homemade Apple Cider Vinaigrette for a delicious meal or side dish. Have leftover grilled chicken on hand? Add it to pump up the protein and turn this salad into a...

Do Kids Need More Protein? (Plus 20 Protein-Rich Foods For Lunchboxes!)

A lot of parents worry about protein. They’re concerned their kids aren’t getting enough, especially if their they don’t love meat (but really, REALLY love carbs!). And it’s no wonder parents worry, since there seems to be an obsession around protein in food marketing. That’s especially true with the explosion of meatless burgers and plant-based protein products--everything from faux beef...

Broccoli Cheddar Stuffed Baked Potato Skins

Game day called for handheld snacks! These baked potato skins are topped with broccoli, Cheddar cheese and a drizzle of Ranch dressing for easy portability and snacking, even during the most intense games. Add chicken to pump up the protein, swap in cauliflower or top with your favorite cheese to personalize for your family.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Broccoli Cheddar Stuffed Baked Potato Skins -...

23 Quick & Easy Sheet Pan Dinners

Who’s a fan of sheet pan dinners? This mom! What’s easier than protein + veggies + seasoning, then just throwing it all on a sheet pan and baking? During the craziness of the week, sheet pan dinners are a real lifesaver since they’re quick, easy and require little-to-no clean-up. That means I can serve a nutritious dinner and have time...

Chicken Waldorf Salad

Craving a lunch or dinner that’s light, but filling? This Chicken Waldorf Salad is just the thing! Filled with 28g of protein, lots of fruits and veggies, crunchy nuts and brought together with a lightened-up Greek yogurt dressing, it’s the perfect meal any time of the year. Serve solo, over a bed of salad greens or in a wrap.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Chicken Waldorf...

21 Slow Cooker Recipes for Fall

Happy Fall, Y'all!  I think every first day of fall post starts that way. Today, does mark the first day of a new season, and we're looking forward to cooler weather and changing leaves (okay, we won't be cooling off any time soon in Florida and our leaves don't really change that much, but a girl can dream). We're crushing...

Episode 36: 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...