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...

What’s in Season for August?

Happy August! Summer is still in full gear but we're also heading back to school (or gearing up to next month). Don't forget to pack some fresh fruits and veggies to fuel you up and keep you hydrated on hot days and to pack in those lunchboxes. While you’re at the grocery store, make sure to pick up some of...

Eating Healthy On-the-Go with Eat Smart® Salad Shake Ups™

Disclosure: The post is sponsored by Eat Smart®. All opinions are our own. When you’re on-the-go during your lunch break, heading to the pool for those last few rays of summer, sitting at the ballpark or looking for a quick meal solution, do salads come to mind? Rather than hitting a drive-thru or packing a sandwich, get in a dose...

Episode 32: What to Know About Pregnancy & Nutrition

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to McKenzie Jones, RDN all about nutrition and health during pregnancy. McKenzie share tips on proper nutrition while pregnant, what food groups to eat, how nutrition and appetite changes during pregnancy and giving into those crazy cravings. We have a special guest host today, our digital marketing manager Amber Gray, who...

24 Healthy Fruity Popsicle Recipes for Summer

Summer is peak popsicle season and we've rounded up 24 healthier fruity popsicles to keep on hand in your freezer this summer. If you're looking to cool off after playing outside or enjoy poolside, there's a popsicle on this list for everyone in the family. No need for store-bought popsicles with tons of added sugar either! Making them at home...

Episode 31: Balancing Career & Family

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Brierley Horton about balancing career and parenting. Brierley takes us through how she juggles a busy work schedule while tending to her two daughters. From working in an office environment to being her own boss and working from home, Brierley shares her learnings, time management tips, the importance of building...

What’s in Season for July?

Happy July! July is peak summer - cookouts on the weekends, family camping trips, water activities and more. Don't forget to pack some fresh fruits and veggies to fuel you up and keep you hydrated on hot days. While you’re at the grocery store, make sure to pick up some of these in-season fruits and veggies. Knowing what fresh produce...

Ep30: Getting Kids in the Kitchen This Summer

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Kiran Dodeja Smith of Easy Real Food about easy ways to get your kids in the kitchen this summer. Let’s face it - summer camps are expensive! Kiran is here to talk about easy ways to get kids in the kitchen with her new at-home summer camp - Camp Kitchen!...

Build a Better Burger Printable + 10 Healthy Burger Recipes

Summer is here and 4th of July is right around the corner! Grilling out burgers is a must for any summer cookout and definitely a family favorite in my household. Burgers can easily get out of hand with too many unhealthy toppings, but done right they can be a healthy meal for summer. Don't be afraid to get creative with...

20 Kid-Friendly Energy Bite Recipes

Energy bites are a great make-ahead snack to curb hunger between meals, after school or on busy, on-the-go days. The flavor combinations are endless and they pack easily for stashing in your bag or lunchbox for sudden hunger strikes. Raise your hand if you have kids who always want a snack, even when dinner will be ready in 10 minutes....