Episode 23: Make-Ahead Meal Ideas

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Brierley Horton about make-ahead meals. Brierly shares tips on how to prep meals in advance, make-ahead breakfast and snack ideas, how to freeze meals and more. Brierley is a registered dietitian and single mom of two, who was formally the Food & Nutrition Director for Cooking Light magazine where she...

Healthy High Calorie Snack Ideas for Underweight Kids

Despite the obesity epidemic, many children are underweight. Parents often ask how to help a child gain weight in a healthy way. While empty calories from foods high in fat and added sugars might add a few pounds, they will not provide the nutrients a child needs to build strong bones and a healthy body. If your child is underweight,...

Fun & Healthy Thanksgiving Treats for Kids

Every year for Thanksgiving, my family focuses on what it means to be thankful. Throughout the year, we can forget what thankfulness really means. There's always something we want or "need" (especially with kids and the latest "cool" toy). During the Thanksgiving holiday, we can take a step back and appreciate all that we have. I'll admit, this year Thanksgiving...

10 Banana Recipes to Celebrate GROW Month

We’re excited to have Organics Unlimited President and CEO Mayra Velazquez de Leon with us for a Q&A on the blog today. Plus, we’re sharing 10 delicious banana recipes and more information about GROW Month. At GROW by Organics Unlimited, we are honored to participate in the Produce for Kids Power Your Lunchbox campaign for the third year in a...

Jodi Danen

Jodi Danen is a registered dietitian and mother of two elementary-aged budding chefs. She is the voice of Create Kids Club, a food and nutrition blog for parents who desire healthy family meals, but are short on time. Her recipes are simple to prepare, have a short ingredient list, and focus on fresh foods. With her background in school nutrition, she is...

Meatball & Orzo Soup

Today's guest blog post comes from Ashleigh of Dash of Evans. Visit dashofevans.com for family, food and fun…on a budget! In our house, making meatballs is a family event. Yes, it’s messy and it takes a bit longer, but it’s something fun we can do on a weekend afternoon. On the speaker, we put some Motown music on and have...

10 Summer Grilling Recipes To Add To Your Rotation

We are excited to present 10 healthy, delicious grilling recipes that should definitely be added to your summer grilling rotation. From grilled fruits, to burgers, chicken and pizza, this list has you covered. Grilled Coconut Glazed Fruit Kebobs - Super Healthy Kids Cauliflower Pizza with Pesto Greek Yogurt and and Grilled Veggies - Food Faith Fitness Grilled Honey Lime Chicken...

Sarah Bates

Sarah Bates is a recipe developer, food photographer, and the author behind The Chef Next Door blog. She's a passionate baker and home cook who loves sharing food with family and friends. A mother to two teenage sons, she keeps busy with school and sporting events, and loves spending time with family and friends.  Most days you'll find her in...

Derek Campanile

Derek Campanile is a passionate home cook, creating delicious and easy-to-follow meals through his blog Dad With A Pan. When he's not working the day job, he's creating and sharing new meals to help other parents bring their family back to the table!

Adriana Martin

Adriana Martin is a Latina writer born in Mexico who is specialized in recipe development using fresh and seasonal ingredients. The inspiration behind her recipes is based on the culinary culture of Mexico and influenced by the Mediterranean cuisine and grilling which is one of her passions. She's the resident chef at adrianasbestrecipes.com and other prestigious publications that publish her work.  LATISM...