Episode 43: Holiday Replay of Helping Kids Make Good Choices

For the holiday break, we are republishing two of our most downloaded episodes. This episode with Marc Mero, former WWE wrestling champion and author, skyrocketed to the top of our downloads after it was published in summer of 2019. It's a must listen! In this episode of the Healthy Family Project, we talk to Marc Mero, Former WWE Wrestling Champion...

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?...

Holiday Snack Boards: 5 Ways

‘Tis the season for holiday celebrations! Whether it’s a secret santa gathering, work party, neighborhood get together, or simply having family over, there are so many opportunities to spend with our nearest and dearest and celebrate the season. While I love to dig up my box of old family recipes and spend hours trying to perfectly recreate my grandma’s famous...

Episode 42: Teaching Kids Financial Responsibility

In this episode of the Healthy Family Project, we talk to Tim Sheehan, co-founder of Greenlight all about teaching our kids how to be financially responsible. It seems like financial responsibility is one of those skills that we don’t think we need to tackle until our kids are in their teens, but it’s important to start talking about finances early....

Episode 41: Developing a Positive Relationship with Food

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Jackie Vega of the Wellness Solution about what is means to have a positive relationship with food, how to develop that relationship and how to pass that wisdom onto your kids. Jackie shares ways to evaluate new food trends and fads and how to tackle a weight loss journey in...

Healthy Snacking for Holiday Travel

The holidays are almost here and we're excited for our upcoming travel plans. Every year, I visit my family in Pennsylvania and look forward to a few days of mostly unplugged fun, nature hikes, and enjoying fall weather (something this Floridian rarely gets to take part of!). No matter how much I plan, we are somehow always rushing to pack...

Episode 40: Meditation Benefits for Kids

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Marisa Imon, author and host of the Mid-day Meditation Pump Up podcast. Marisa defines meditation and shares the many benefits for adults and children, along with ways to easily fit meditation into our busy schedules.  Marisa is a former teacher and also a best-selling author of the book Super-Intense: How...

Episode 39: Introducing International Foods & Raising Adventurous Eaters

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Maya Kaimal, award-winning cookbook author and founder of Maya Kaimal Foods, about how to easily add international foods to your menu and introduce them to your selective eaters. Maya shares ways to incorporate worldly flavors in a kid-friendly way while using it as a teaching opportunity to learn about different...

3 Unconventional Ways to Use Watermelon

Note: The post is sponsored by the National Watermelon Promotional Board. All opinions are our own.  It’s hard to think of summer and not think of taking a bite of a slice of refreshing watermelon. The two are a perfect match. But what about the rest of the year? While you may think of watermelon as a summer fruit, it’s...

Episode 37: Balancing the Holiday Sugar Rush

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Sally Kuzemchak, the official registered dietitians of Produce for Kids and the voice behind RealMomNutrition.com, all about balancing the holiday sugar rush. Sally shares general rules for incorporating healthier foods into your holiday celebrations, how to focus on the holiday activities rather than the food, and how to get back...