Produce for Kids Blog

40 Healthy Apple Recipes for Fall

Fall is here, which means it’s time to head to the apple orchard for apple picking. Or at least you can grab some of your favorite varieties at the local grocery store or farmers market to make a few of these delicious apple recipes.

3 Unconventional Ways to Use Watermelon

It’s hard to think of summer and not think of taking a bite of a slice of refreshing watermelon. The two are a perfect match. But what about the rest of the year? While you may think of watermelon as a summer fruit, it’s grown in warm climates making it available year-round!

Food Rx: Foods to Help Fight Cancer with RealSweet® Onions

In this month’s Food Rx, we are talking about one of the scariest “C” words – CANCER. It’s October, which means it’s Breast Cancer Awareness month. There are a variety of factors that influence cancer risk which include lifestyle, exposures to carcinogenic chemicals, genetics, and even the foods we do and don’t eat!

Episode 37: Balancing the Holiday Sugar Rush

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Sally Kuzemchak, the official registered dietitians of Produce for Kids and the voice behind RealMomNutrition.com, all about balancing the holiday sugar rush. Sally shares general rules for incorporating healthier foods into your holiday celebrations, how to focus on the holiday activities rather than the food, and how to get back into the swing of things post holiday.

Do Kids Need More Protein? (Plus 20 Protein-Rich Foods For Lunchboxes!)

A lot of parents worry about protein. They’re concerned their kids aren’t getting enough, especially if their they don’t love meat (but really, REALLY love carbs!). And it’s no wonder parents worry, since there seems to be an obsession around protein in food marketing.

23 Quick & Easy Sheet Pan Dinners

Who’s a fan of sheet pan dinners? This mom! What’s easier than protein + veggies + seasoning, then just throwing it all on a sheet pan and baking? During the craziness of the week, sheet pan dinners are a real lifesaver since they’re quick, easy and require little-to-no clean-up. That means I can serve a nutritious dinner and have time to spend with my family. A win-win in my book!

21 Slow Cooker Recipes for Fall

If you’re looking for comforting, slow cooker recipes to make for your family this fall, we’ve got you covered with some of our favorites. From soups and chilis to lasagna and oatmeal, getting ready to get cozy with one of these slow cooker recipes.

Episode 36: Dietitian-Approved Healthy Grocery Shopping Tips

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to registered dietitian Julie Harrington of julieharringtonrd.com about how to make healthy choices at the grocery store that go beyond the perimeter of the store. Julie believes that there is no one size fits all approach to nutrition and shares lots of great tips for finding healthy foods outside of the produce department, nutrition label hacks, and ways to make grocery shopping more efficient.

4 Recipes to Grow Healthy with GROW Bananas

What kid doesn’t love a banana?  When you’re looking for healthy ways to send your little ones off to school this fall, why not include GROW Bananas by Organics Unlimited in a good nutritious breakfast, and then add a tasty banana surprise to their lunches as well.  We’ve come up with some fun ways to keep your kids healthy and happy.