10 Back-to-School Meal Planning Tips

Back to school means back to busy schedules and routines. But, it’s also a great time of year to get organized with family meal planning to save yourself time and money. When you think about what you’re going to make for dinner, pack in lunchboxes and prep for snacks, you’re more likely to make healthier choices for your family. Incorporating...

Food Rx: Swapping Processed Foods with Healthier, Homemade Versions

We’re so excited to introduce our newest series, Food Rx with Jessica DeLuise, PA-C, CCMS, a physician assistant and culinary medicine specialist. This monthly series will focus on the important role food plays in our overall health, plus we’ll be sharing kid-friendly recipes to add more fresh produce to your family's diet. Tune into the Produce for Kids Instagram channel...

Episode 33: Thinking Outside the Lunchbox Rut

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Gillian Fein, founder of LaLa Lunchbox, all about back to school lunchboxes and how to think outside the lunchbox rut. Gillian shares tips on infusing creativity into lunchboxes, thinking outside of the box and trying something new with your kids’ lunches without spending a lot of time. She also shares...

After-School Snacks That Won’t Ruin Dinner

If your kids are like mine, they don’t come home from school hungry. They come home ravenous. Yet there’s a fine line between nourishing kids after a long day and completely spoiling their appetite for dinner. How to make it work? You know your kids best, and different families need different solutions--so here are some ideas to consider: If dinner...

What’s in Season for August?

Happy August! Summer is still in full gear but we're also heading back to school (or gearing up to next month). Don't forget to pack some fresh fruits and veggies to fuel you up and keep you hydrated on hot days and to pack in those lunchboxes. While you’re at the grocery store, make sure to pick up some of...

Eating Healthy On-the-Go with Eat Smart® Salad Shake Ups™

Disclosure: The post is sponsored by Eat Smart®. All opinions are our own. When you’re on-the-go during your lunch break, heading to the pool for those last few rays of summer, sitting at the ballpark or looking for a quick meal solution, do salads come to mind? Rather than hitting a drive-thru or packing a sandwich, get in a dose...

Episode 32: What to Know About Pregnancy & Nutrition

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to McKenzie Jones, RDN all about nutrition and health during pregnancy. McKenzie share tips on proper nutrition while pregnant, what food groups to eat, how nutrition and appetite changes during pregnancy and giving into those crazy cravings. We have a special guest host today, our digital marketing manager Amber Gray, who...

Food Rx: What You Need to Know About Added Sugars in Food

We’re so excited to introduce our newest series, Food Rx with Jessica DeLuise, PA-C, CCMS, a physician assistant and culinary medicine specialist. This monthly series will focus on the important role food plays in our overall health, plus we’ll be sharing kid-friendly recipes to add more fresh produce to your family's diet. Today, we’re talking all about added sugars in...

Free Classroom Printables for Teachers

Back to school is almost upon us! Many teachers are already prepping for the first day of school, and these free classroom printables for teachers will help get classrooms set up for success. From bulletin board ideas and student desk name tags to Get to Know You sheets and treasure box coupons, there are plenty of produce-inspired ideas. [caption id="attachment_15410"...

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. No need for store-bought popsicles with tons of added sugar either! Making them at home...