15 Food Related Gifts for Kids for the Holidays

 Disclosure: This post contains Amazon affiliate links, which means we may receive a commission if you click a link and purchase something that we have recommended. While clicking these links won’t cost you any extra money, they will help us continue to inspire families with healthy recipes and tips, and give back. The holiday season is upon us! My boys love...

8 Ways to Lighten Up Your Holiday Menu + a free e-cookbook!

Between holiday parties and family get-togethers, it can sometimes be hard to keep things healthy. The holidays are known for rich dishes and decadent desserts. While we certainly don’t want to take away from classic dishes or family recipes, there are simple ways to lighten up those dishes by swapping an ingredient or adding a veggie! Here are our favorite...

What’s in Season for October?

Happy October! The leaves are turning brown, Halloween decorations are popping up all over the neighborhood and a plethora of fresh fruits and veggies are in season at a grocery store new you! Knowing what fresh produce items are in season when you head to the grocery store can not only save you money but also means that you’ll be...

Easy Weeknight Dinners with To-Jo Mushrooms

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by To-Jo Mushrooms. All opinions are our own. September is Family Meals Month and we’re teaming up with To-Jo Mushrooms to encourage your family to eat more meals together. We’re sharing 3 delicious and easy weeknight dinners that you can make and enjoy as a family. Read on to hear all about our trip to...

25+ Nut Free Lunchbox Ideas

One of the biggest questions we get each year during back to school is for nut free lunch ideas. With peanut and nut allergies on the rise in recent years, many schools have issued a ban on nuts and nut butter in lunchbox and classroom snacks. While some ban only peanut butter, I’ve heard from an increasing number of people that...

14 Healthy After School Snacks Under 5 Ingredients

The kids get home from school and the inevitable happens – they’re hungry. For my boys, we're often heading off to hockey practice or another after school activity, so I'm always looking for ways to keep them energized. Instead of heading for a pre-packaged snack, satisfy hunger with one of these healthy after school snacks, all with just 5 ingredients or less!...

The Best Lunchboxes for Kids

Disclosure: This post contains Amazon affiliate links, which means we may receive a commission if you click a link and purchase something that we have recommended. While clicking these links won’t cost you any extra money, they will help us continue to inspire families with healthy recipes and tips, and give back. For some of us, it feels like summer break...

Non-Dessert Cherry Recipes for Summer

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Superfresh Growers. All opinions are our own Every summer, I count down the days until cherries are in stores. As one of the few truly seasonal fresh fruits or veggies, we only get to enjoy them for a limited time, from June to August, each year. My family goes through a bag of them...

14 Summer Grilling Must-Haves for Summer

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An Interview with Chef KJ: Science Fair Experiments, Hockey & Saving the Environment

For the past three years, KJ has participated in his school’s Science Fair. His last two projects, both focused on environmental science, have earned him tickets to our County Science Fair. KJ has always wanted to be a scientist when he grows up (if he doesn’t make it to the NHL) and his enthusiasm for science, particularly environmental, earth, and...