Spring Fruit Wands

Bring some color and fun to your table this spring with these fruit wands! Perfect for Easter, Mother’s day or any spring celebration. Just layer your favorite brightly-colored fruits on skewers and enjoy! Make them extra special by using small cookie cutters to cut fruit into shapes, like these watermelon flowers![wpurp-searchable-recipe]Spring Fruit Wands - Bring some color and fun to...

3 Ways to Preserve Strawberries for Later + A Visit to Wish Farms

Today’s post is sponsored by Wish Farms in celebration of Florida strawberry season. All opinions are our own. Living in Florida this time of year, we have an influx of Florida-grown strawberries in stores. We’re a strawberry-loving family and I always stock up when strawberries are on sale (how can you not when strawberries are as low at $0.98!). While...

Strawberry Hand Pies with Chocolate

When special occasions (or a Friday night movie night) calls for a sweet treat, turn to these easy Strawberry Hand Pies! Using store-bought refrigerated pie crusts makes these delicious, perfectly-portioned desserts a breeze (you can also sub in your favorite homemade pie crust). Filled with fresh strawberries and a little chocolate, no one in the family will be able to...

Easy Homemade Strawberry Chia Jam

Making jam at home may sound intimidating, but it can be really simple. This easy homemade strawberry jam is made with just 4 ingredients and can be kept in the freezer for up to 3 months! Whether you’re spreading on toast, topping off waffles or enjoying on a parfait, this go-to jam recipe will become a staple in your house.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Easy...

Instant Pot Colcannon

If you’ve never heard of Colcannon be prepared for something delicious! Colcannon is a traditional Irish dish made with mashed potatoes and either kale or cabbage. This version is made with cabbage and Russet potatoes in the Instant Pot for a quick and easy side dish for St. Patrick’s Day or any day of the year. Top with green onions,...

Cajun Shrimp Boil Foil Packets

Enjoy all the flavors of a traditional shrimp boil in these easy-to-make foil packets! Packed with shrimp, sausage, potatoes, corn and a little Cajun seasoning, these foil packets are sure to be a hit with the family. Did we mention zero clean-up needed?   Recipe and photography by Jodi of Create Kids Club.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Cajun Shrimp Boil Foil Packets - Enjoy all...

Instant Pot Spiced Pear Oatmeal

There’s nothing like a comforting bowl of oatmeal in the morning. Full of fiber, protein and whole grains, oatmeal helps fill you up and fuel you all day long. Making oatmeal in the Instant Pot is a breeze, just mix, set and enjoy! For this recipe, we use pears, cinnamon, ginger and vanilla. You can easily swap out with whatever...

Chicken Teriyaki Bowls

When you can pull together a healthy, homemade meal is just 15 minutes, there’s no reason not to make these easy Chicken Teriyaki Bowls! This recipe calls for broccoli, but you can swap in your favorite veggies or whatever you have on hand – carrots, mushrooms, peppers and onions just to name a few. Then we top the dish with...

Episode 20: Packing School Lunches for Kids & Teens

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Jodi Danen of Create Kids Club about packing healthy lunchboxes for all ages. She shares tips on what and how much to pack for different ages, how to get your kids to eat their lunch and more. Jodi Danen is a registered dietitian and mother of two elementary-aged budding chefs....

Grilled Chicken with Watermelon Salsa

Fire up the grill (or grill pan) for a taste of summer all year! Grilled chicken is topped with a light, refreshing and fruity watermelon salsa that will transport you to an island getaway any time of the year. Serve with a packaged salad kit for a quick dinner.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Grilled Chicken with Watermelon Salsa - Fire up the grill (or grill...