Episode 12: Healthy Holiday Treats Part 1: Halloween

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 1 of a two-part series all around holiday snacks. For part 1, we’re focusing on all things Halloween. Holley shares tips and ideas on Halloween snacks including classroom party ideas, ideas for balancing Halloween candy and...

Halloween Fruit and Vegetable Carvings

Disclosure: This post contains Amazon Affiliate links for the products we used for the carvings. If you click on and purchase anything from these link, we might receive a small commission but there will be extra costs to you. Carved pumpkins are aplenty this time of year. But did you know there are lots of fruits and veggies that can be...

25 Healthy Halloween Treats for Kids

Raise your hand if you are looking forward to candy-crazy kids this Halloween! I didn’t think so. Candy on Halloween is an unavoidable situation. Between school parties and trick or treating, you could probably open your own candy store with the amount kids seem to collect. But Halloween doesn’t have to be all about the candy. Don’t get me wrong,...

Top Nutrition Tips for Young Athletes

With fall sports starting up, food and fuel are top of mind for many families with young athletes. The truth is, whether you are an avid tennis player or have a child who plays one or two recreational sports after school, individuals who exercise or train on a regular basis should pay extra attention to their diet when it comes...

Episode 11: Meal Planning Made Easy

In this episode of the Healthy Family Project, we sat down with Amy Roskelley, founder of Super Healthy Kids, to talk about her new meal planning app. The Prepear app was designed to simplify the meal planning process while providing nutrition information and connecting friends and family. The app allows you to discover new recipes or import your favorite recipes and automatically...

What’s in Season for October?

Happy October! The leaves are turning brown, Halloween decorations are popping up all over the neighborhood and a plethora of fresh fruits and veggies are in season at a grocery store new you! Knowing what fresh produce items are in season when you head to the grocery store can not only save you money but also means that you’ll be...

Roasted Root Vegetables For Fall

Starting a new season is exciting for many reasons, one of them being the anticipation of a whole new crop of seasonal vegetables that are available and peaking in flavor. Root vegetables are one of those categories of vegetables that can easily get overlooked at the grocery store or farmer’s market unless you grew up eating them often. I personally...

Easy Weeknight Dinners with To-Jo Mushrooms

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by To-Jo Mushrooms. All opinions are our own. September is Family Meals Month and we’re teaming up with To-Jo Mushrooms to encourage your family to eat more meals together. We’re sharing 3 delicious and easy weeknight dinners that you can make and enjoy as a family. Read on to hear all about our trip to...

Episode 10: Shopping Tips from a Grocery Store Dietitian

In this episode of the Healthy Family Project, we sat down with Anne L’Heureux, corporate registered dietitian of Hannaford, to talk all about grocery store dietitians. You might be wondering, "what is a grocery store dietitian and how can they help my family?" Well, that’s what we are here to talk about! Your current grocery store might offer free nutrition services...

24 Healthy Pumpkin Recipes for Fall

The fall season officially starts in a few days and I am too excited for spooky movies, seasonal candles, Halloween decor, and pumpkin-flavored everything! This is my favorite time of the year and I love to take advantage by adding as many fall-inspired dishes to my recipe rotation as possible. I love the warm flavors of pumpkin, apple, cinnamon, and maple...