15 Hot Breakfast Recipes to Warm You Up

A warm, hot breakfast is the best way to start your day off right. February is National Hot Breakfast Month, and with breakfast being the most important meal of the day, we’ve prepared a variety of tasty, healthy and delicious breakfasts that will energize your morning! During colder months, we're less likely to reach for a breakfast smoothie (although still...

20 Healthy Valentine’s Day Treats

February is a month filled with love – heart-shaped candy, chocolates, and of course, Valentine’s Day. It’s a holiday filled with sweet treats! February is also American Heart Month, giving families a great opportunity to make sweet treats good for you. For tips on having a heart-healthy Valentine's day, check out this post. Here are 20 of our favorite healthy...

Foods to Celebrate the Chinese New Year

The Chinese New Year (aka Spring Festival) starts tomorrow and marks the beginning of the Year of the Pig. This important holiday in Chinese culture is traditionally a time to honor household and heavenly deities, ancestors, and bring the family together for a feast. Chinese families gather for a reunion dinner on New Year’s Eve and clean their house to...

Episode 19: Promoting Positive Body Image with Kids

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we chat with Dr. Stephanie Smith about promoting a positive body image with kids. She shares tips on helping kids understand real vs photoshopped images online or in magazines, how parents can set a good example of body acceptance for kids, parenting kids with different body types and more. Dr. Stephanie Smith is...

35 Healthy Game Day Recipes

The Big Game is near! Whether you're cheering on your favorite team or only watching for the great commercials, score some major points by putting out a winning spread! We gathered 35 healthy game day dips, appetizers, small bites and main dishes to help you out. No matter what team you cheer for, we can all agree that one of the...

Build Your Own Veggie Soup {Free Printable}

Looking for a simple recipe to add to your meal rotation? What about an easy way to get the kids involved in making dinner? This Build Your Own Veggie Soup might just be your new go-to. As a busy parent, my slow cooker is my best friend. I love that I can add a few ingredients in the morning and know dinner...

Episode 18: How Families Can Reduce Food Waste

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we chat with Pamela Riemenschneider about how families can reduce food waste at home. Reducing food waste is a big concern for many families, with Americans wasting an estimated $218 billion dollars worth of food in 2017. Pamela shares easy ways your family can help reduce food waste, ways to use all of...

What’s in Season for January?

Happy January! The start of a new year usually comes with resolutions to eat healthier and work out more. What better way to start the new year off right than with a haul of fresh produce? While you’re at the grocery store, make sure to pick up some of these in-season fruits and veggies. Knowing what fresh produce items are...

Episode 17: New Year’s Resolutions for Families

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we reached out to all of this year’s guests to find out what their healthy New Year’s resolutions are and asked them to share tips for other families looking to embrace a healthier lifestyle in the new year. Hear from past guests including: Dr. Stephanie Smith, Psychologist, from Episode 3: Managing Screen Time...

20 Healthy Snacks for New Year’s Eve

New Year’s is the time of the year when we set resolutions to eat healthier, go to the gym more or pick up a new hobby. Make sure you start the New Year off right by filling up on these healthy and delicious snacks at your New Year’s Eve party! After all, what party would be complete without the snacks?...