Planning your first Thanksgiving can be overwhelming! From choosing how many sides to make, timing the cooking of all your dishes, and selecting a turkey, there are so many decisions involved when hosting a holiday gathering. Last year I planned my first Thanksgiving and although it didn’t go as smoothly as I hoped, I came away with 10 tips and tricks for a stress-free gathering.
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 cultures.
There’s something about a cup of warm apple cider on a chilly fall or winter night that makes this time of year magical. Make a homemade batch of this apple cider in the Instant Pot (Amazon link), grab a mug and curl up with your family for movie night. Recipe and photography courtesy of Jodi of Create Kids Club.
In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Emily Burson, a registered dietitian and founder & CEO of School Nutrition Plus, all about how parents can help their children make healthier choices in the lunchroom. Emily shares tips on how parents can encourage kids to make healthy choices in lunch line and educate them about the importance of nutrition and overall health as well as how parents can advocate for healthy choices in the lunchroom.