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Episode 18: How Families Can Reduce Food Waste

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we chat with Pamela Riemenschneider about how families can reduce food waste at home. Pamela shares easy ways to use all of your fruits and veggies, how to properly store fruits and veggies for a longer shelf life, lunchroom waste and the truth behind expiration dates.

22 Warm Lunchbox Ideas for Winter

During the chilly, snowy winter months, all my family craves are warm, comforting dishes. There’s something special about a hot bowl of soup on a freezing cold day. I’m always looking for new ideas to pack warm lunches for my kids when they head off to school. A good thermos is a must-have lunchbox item in the winter!

28 Healthy Recipes to Start the New Year

New year, new you! After the indulgent holiday season, many of us are looking to get back on track in the new year with a healthy diet and more exercise. If you’re looking for healthy recipes to start the new year, we’ve rounded up 28 delicious ideas for you.

What’s in Season for January?

Happy January! The start of a new year usually comes with resolutions to eat healthier and work out more. What better way to start the new year off right than with a haul of fresh produce? While you’re at the grocery store, make sure to pick up some of these in-season fruits and veggies.

Episode 17: New Year’s Resolutions for Families

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we reached out to all of this year’s guests to find out what their healthy New Year’s resolutions are and asked them to share tips for other families looking to embrace a healthier lifestyle in the new year.

20 Healthy Snacks for New Year’s Eve

New Year’s is the time of the year when we set resolutions to eat healthier, go to the gym more or pick up a new hobby. Make sure you start the New Year off right by filling up on these healthy and delicious snacks at your New Year’s Eve party! After all, what party would be complete without the snacks?

15 Veggie-Packed Soup, Stew & Chili Recipes

‘Tis the season for warm and cozy food, like soups, stews and chili! I love this time of year when the temperatures drop (just a bit or a lot depending on where you live) and meal times feel like they should be less fussy and more about comfort food. Nothing screams comfort food like a pot of something healthy and delicious simmering on the stove.

Episode 16: Journey of a Picky Eater

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Grace Vilches, marketing coordinator at Produce for Kids. Grace shares her journey from picky eater to healthy eater. She shares advice and tips on how to get kids to try new foods and gives parents everywhere some relief that a picky child doesn’t have to grow up to be a picky adult.

Fun Snacks for the Holiday Season

One of my favorite things to do during the Christmas season is to snuggle up with my boys and watch one of the many Christmas specials on TV. I have so many favorites! Of course, a steaming cup of hot chocolate is the best treat while watching these shows but this year I decided to incorporate fruits into our viewing snacks. Here are some of our healthy and yummy treats that celebrate a couple of the classics!