Ep29: Understanding Food as Medicine

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Jessica DeLuise, MHS, PAC, author of Eat Your Way to Wellness, on the importance of food and how it can positively or negatively affect our health and wellness. Jessica uses her medical expertise to help explain the background behind this “Food as Medicine” movement in a way we can all...

What’s in Season for June?

Happy June! Summer is officially in full swing. School is out, grills are on and family trips to the pool, beach or park are a weekend favorite. 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...

Episode 28: Celebrating Our 1st Anniversary

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we’re celebrating our first anniversary with a look back at some of our most popular episodes from the last year, including: Episode 2: Dealing with Picky Eaters Registered dietitian, Holley Grainger, shares tips and ideas on how to deal with picky (selective) eater. As a mom of 2, she shares her experience with...

30 Healthy Red, White & Blue Recipes

Summer holidays like Memorial Day and the Fourth of July call for patriotic treats! These red, white and blue recipes will be a hit at your family cookout or firework show this summer. I don’t think it’s a coincidence that this time of year brings with it a rainbow of fresh fruits and veggies! It’s the perfect time to add...

Episode 27: Grocery Shopping on a Budget

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Ashleigh Evans of Dash of Evans all about how to grocery shop on a budget. Ashleigh loves to show fellow parents how to feed their family AND save money, all while eating healthy. Today, we chat about ways to save money at the grocery store, set and stick to your...

Build Your Own Buddha Bowl + 15 Healthy Buddha Bowl Recipes

If you’ve never heard of a Buddha Bowl, it might just become your new favorite meal. A Buddha Bowl, also known as a rice bowl, quinoa bowl or salad bowl, is a bowl full of delicious ingredients for a hearty meal. While most Buddha Bowls have a whole grain base, like rice or quinoa, the base can also be salad,...

Episode 26: Cooking Basics & Kitchen Fundamentals

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Dr. Peggy Policastro, RDN, who is an advocate for empowering kids and families with the tools they need to live healthier lives. Peggy shares tips on cooking basics including how families can get started cooking at home, why cooking at home is so important and what basic skills to master....

What’s in Season for May?

Happy May! With warmer weather, grilling season is just around the corner. What better to grill than 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 in season when you head to the grocery store can not only save you money but also...

5 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Make in the Air Fryer

Curious about those air fryers you've seen pop up everywhere? Are they worth the hype or money? I received the NuWave 6 qt. Air Fryer from my mom as a gift and have been experimenting like a champ. Here's what I've learned. Many people are under the impression that an air fryer is only for making fried foods healthier, but that's...

Episode 25: Easing Test Anxiety in Kids and Teens

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Dr. Stephanie Smith about easing testing anxiety in kids and teens. Dr. Stephanie shares tips on how to help your kids manage testing stress, how to prepare mentally for testing, establishing a good morning routine for big tests and how to talk to your kids about their test results. Whether...