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Easy Fruit Salsa Recipe

Looking for a simple appetizer that both kids and adults will go crazy over? Then you need to add fruit salsa to your shopping list today! This version is livened up with fresh ingredients including a vibrant pop from freshly-squeezed lemon and lime juice. The best part of this recipe is its versatility. You can make fruit salsa with whatever fruit you happen to have on hand.

Episode 3: Managing Screen Time

In Episode 3, we talk to psychologist, Dr. Stephanie Smith, about managing screen time with our kids, including effects of screen time, ways for parents to limit their screen time and more.

14 Summer Grilling Must-Haves for Father’s Day

Father’s day is this weekend! If there’s one thing the dads in my life love, it’s grilling. They take so much pride in cooking up the perfect meal and keep their grills in tip-top shape. Every summer, we search for the latest and greatest in grilling accessories for my husband for Father’s Day. As my boys are getting older, they love watching dad cook up burgers, kebobs, steak and veggies, and more.

Roasted Tomatoes 3 Ways with Village Farms

Roast a large batch of Village Farms® Heavenly Villagio Marzano® tomatoes to combine other fresh ingredients for tasty recipes like Sweet & Spicy Roasted Tomato Salsa, Easy Roasted Tomato Hummus and Roasted Tomato & Red Pepper Gazpacho.

Summer Activities for Kids

Hello, summer break! My girls are out of school and we finally get a little break from quizzes, homework, and school projects. Bring on the pool parties and beach days! Of course, not every day will be an adventure and while I do have several week-long camps booked throughout the summer for my girls, there are still plenty of days where they will be home or at the office with me.

Episode 2: Dealing with Picky Eaters

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Produce for Kids blog contributor and registered dietitian, Holley Grainger of HolleyGrainger.com. Holley shares tips and ideas on how to deal with a picky (selective) eater.

Summer Safety Tips for Families

With warmer weather upon us and summer officially kicking-off in June, there’s nothing parents want more than for their children to be outside with their friends enjoying all that summer has to offer. From keeping kids hydrated to teaching them the importance of sun safety, here are a few reminders to keep your family safe this summer.

7 Tips to Reduce Food Waste and Save Money

Did you know that over 40% of all food grown or produced in the United States is wasted? That’s a lot of time and money going to waste! There are lots of ways we, as consumers, can help reduce food waste in the kitchen which ultimately helps our budgets and the environment too. Here are a few ideas to reduce food waste in your home.

Episode 1: Meal Planning for Beginners

In this episode of Healthy Family Project podcast, we talk to Produce for Kids blog contributor and author of MealPlanningMagic.com, Brenda Thompson. Brenda shares tips and ideas about meal planning and how it is not only a healthy way of living but can help save time and money.