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. We have so many favorites! Of course, a steaming cup of hot chocolate is the best treat while watching these shows, but my boys also love to create festive snacks to match...

15+ Make-Ahead & Freezable Meals for the Busy Holiday Season

During the hustle and bustle of the holidays, putting a healthy, homemade meal on the table can be a difficult task! With a little meal planning and these freezable or make-ahead meals, it can be easier than you think. A few staples in our freezer include soups, cooked ground turkey (that we easily reheat and season for tacos or toss...

What’s in Season for December?

Happy December! The holiday season is in full swing, winter officially starts later this month and we could all cozy up to a bowl of delicious soup. While you’re at the grocery store, make sure to pick up some of these in-season fruits and veggies. Knowing what fresh produce items are in season when you head to the grocery store...

Ask the Psychologist: Holidays & Family

We’re tapping into the expertise of Dr. Stephanie Smith. Dr. Smith is a mother, clinical psychologist, author of Dr. Stephanie. Each month, she’ll answer one question from fellow parents. Have a question centered around health, kids or food for Dr. Stephanie? Comment below and let us know! Question: The holiday season often paints a picture of the “perfect” family, but not all...

Thanksgiving 101: Crafts, Tablescapes, Treats, & More!

Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away! We're too excited to see our relatives, have fun crafting with the kids, watch the Macy's Day parade, and of course enjoy all of the delicious Thanksgiving food. Besides all the yummy food, we love the tradition of taking a moment to truly give thanks and value all the good things in our...

8 Ways to Lighten Up Your Holiday Menu + a free e-cookbook!

Between holiday parties and family get-togethers, it can sometimes be hard to keep things healthy. The holidays are known for rich dishes and decadent desserts. While we certainly don’t want to take away from classic dishes or family recipes, there are simple ways to lighten up those dishes by swapping an ingredient or adding a veggie! Here are our favorite...

10 Must-Have Products for Thanksgiving

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Episode 13: Healthy Holiday Treats Part 2: Thanksgiving & Christmas

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Produce for Kids blog contributor and registered dietitian, Holley Grainger of HolleyGrainger.com as part 2 of a 2-part series all around holiday snacks. For part 2, we’re focusing on all things Thanksgiving, Christmas and the upcoming holiday season. Holley shares tips and ideas on creating festive snacks, lightening up your...

What’s in Season for November?

Happy November! Fall is in full swing, Thanksgiving preparations are being made and holiday shopping is starting to pick. While you’re at the grocery store, make sure to pick up some of these in-season fruits and veggies. Knowing what fresh produce items are in season when you head to the grocery store can not only save you money but also...

Easy Vegetarian Food Swaps

Whether you’re making the switch to a vegetarian, vegan or plant-based diet, or just looking to cut back on the amount of meat your family eats, these easy vegetarian food swaps can be used for most meals. Studies have shown that a vegetarian diet has been linked to many health benefits, including lowering cholesterol, blood pressure, and one’s risk for...