40 Healthy Apple Recipes for Fall

Fall is here, which means it’s time to head to the apple orchard for apple picking. Or at least you can grab some of your favorite varieties at the local grocery store or farmers market to make a few of these delicious apple recipes. Did you know there are over 2,500 varieties of apples grown in the US and 7,500...

3 Unconventional Ways to Use Watermelon

Note: The post is sponsored by the National Watermelon Promotional Board. All opinions are our own.  It’s hard to think of summer and not think of taking a bite of a slice of refreshing watermelon. The two are a perfect match. But what about the rest of the year? While you may think of watermelon as a summer fruit, it’s...

Food Rx: Foods to Help Fight Cancer with RealSweet® Onions

Join us for 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 on the first Sunday of...

Episode 37: Balancing the Holiday Sugar Rush

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Sally Kuzemchak, the official registered dietitians of Produce for Kids and the voice behind RealMomNutrition.com, all about balancing the holiday sugar rush. Sally shares general rules for incorporating healthier foods into your holiday celebrations, how to focus on the holiday activities rather than the food, and how to get back...

Do Kids Need More Protein? (Plus 20 Protein-Rich Foods For Lunchboxes!)

A lot of parents worry about protein. They’re concerned their kids aren’t getting enough, especially if their they don’t love meat (but really, REALLY love carbs!). And it’s no wonder parents worry, since there seems to be an obsession around protein in food marketing. That’s especially true with the explosion of meatless burgers and plant-based protein products--everything from faux beef...

23 Quick & Easy Sheet Pan Dinners

Who’s a fan of sheet pan dinners? This mom! What’s easier than protein + veggies + seasoning, then just throwing it all on a sheet pan and baking? During the craziness of the week, sheet pan dinners are a real lifesaver since they’re quick, easy and require little-to-no clean-up. That means I can serve a nutritious dinner and have time...

21 Slow Cooker Recipes for Fall

Happy Fall, Y'all!  I think every first day of fall post starts that way. Today, does mark the first day of a new season, and we're looking forward to cooler weather and changing leaves (okay, we won't be cooling off any time soon in Florida and our leaves don't really change that much, but a girl can dream). We're crushing...

Episode 36: Dietitian-Approved Healthy Grocery Shopping Tips

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to registered dietitian Julie Harrington of julieharringtonrd.com about how to make healthy choices at the grocery store that go beyond the perimeter of the store. Julie believes that there is no one size fits all approach to nutrition and shares lots of great tips for finding healthy foods outside of the...

The Ultimate Guide to Packing Healthy Lunchboxes

We’ve pulled together our most popular lunchbox packing tips, recipes and more into the ultimate guide to packing healthy lunchboxes. Who is still adjusting to the back-to-school routine? This mom is! The new school year has brought some new challenges. My youngest has a new folder system with items that can be taken out and kept at school and other that...

4 Recipes to Grow Healthy with GROW Bananas

This post is sponsored by GROW Bananas by Organics Unlimited in celebration of #GROWmonth. All opinions are our own. What kid doesn’t love a banana?  When you’re looking for healthy ways to send your little ones off to school this fall, why not include GROW Bananas by Organics Unlimited in a good nutritious breakfast, and then add a tasty banana...