Produce for Kids Blog

24 Healthy Fruity Popsicle Recipes for Summer

Summer is peak popsicle season and we’ve rounded up 24 healthier fruity popsicles to keep on hand in your freezer this summer. If you’re looking to cool off after playing outside or enjoy poolside, there’s a popsicle on this list for everyone in the family.

7 Delicious Ways To Cook Zucchini

Zucchini is one of those veggies that can truly be added to so many dishes – the ideas are endless! Here’s a list of 7 delicious ways to cook zucchini to inspire you to enjoy this favorite summer veggie.

Episode 31: Balancing Career & Family

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Brierley Horton about balancing career and parenting. Brierley takes us through how she juggles a busy work schedule while tending to her two daughters. From working in an office environment to being her own boss and working from home, Brierley shares her learnings, time management tips, the importance of building a network, and how she unwinds after a hectic week.

10 Snacks to Fuel Active Kids

Today’s guest post comes from Zack Knight, MS, RD, LDN, ACSM-CPT. Zack is passionate about helping kids and families live healthier lifestyles through nutrition and fitness. Healthy snacks for athletes of all ages should contain a good protein source, be rich in carbohydrates, and low in fat. Here are 10 examples of good snacks for those active kids in your life!

What’s in Season for July?

Happy July! July is peak summer – cookouts on the weekends, family camping trips, water activities and more. Don’t forget to pack some fresh fruits and veggies to fuel you up and keep you hydrated on hot days. While you’re at the grocery store, make sure to pick up some of these in-season fruits and veggies.

Ep30: Getting Kids in the Kitchen This Summer

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Kiran Dodeja Smith of Easy Real Food about easy ways to get your kids in the kitchen this summer. Let’s face it – summer camps are expensive! Kiran is here to talk about easy ways to get kids in the kitchen with her new at-home summer camp – Camp Kitchen!

Build a Better Burger Printable + 10 Healthy Burger Recipes

Summer is here and 4th of July is right around the corner! Grilling out burgers is a must for any summer cookout and definitely a family favorite in my household. Check out this handy infographic to building a better burger and let kids pick their own toppings! Or you can create a burger bar for a fun, themed cookout!

20 Kid-Friendly Energy Bite Recipes

Energy bites are a great make-ahead snack to curb hunger between meals, after school or on busy, on-the-go days. The flavor combinations are endless and they pack easily for stashing in your bag or lunchbox for sudden hunger strikes.

12 New Fresh Produce Products from United Fresh

Lesley and I touched down in Chicago last week for the United Fresh Convention & Expo ready to see what’s new and exciting in the fresh produce industry. Today, we’re sharing some of our favorite new products from the show that will be hitting produce departments near you.

Ep29: Understanding Food as Medicine

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Jessica DeLuise, MHS, PAC, author of Eat Your Way to Wellness, on the importance of food and how it can positively or negatively affect our health and wellness. Jessica uses her medical expertise to help explain the background behind this “Food as Medicine” movement in a way we can all understand.