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...

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...

Episode 31: Balancing Career & Family

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Brierley Horton about balancing career and parenting. Brierley takes us through how she juggles a busy work schedule while tending to her two daughters. From working in an office environment to being her own boss and working from home, Brierley shares her learnings, time management tips, the importance of building...

Ep30: Getting Kids in the Kitchen This Summer

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Kiran Dodeja Smith of Easy Real Food about easy ways to get your kids in the kitchen this summer. Let’s face it - summer camps are expensive! Kiran is here to talk about easy ways to get kids in the kitchen with her new at-home summer camp - Camp Kitchen!...

Ep29: Understanding Food as Medicine

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Jessica DeLuise, MHS, PAC, author of Eat Your Way to Wellness, on the importance of food and how it can positively or negatively affect our health and wellness. Jessica uses her medical expertise to help explain the background behind this “Food as Medicine” movement in a way we can all...

Episode 28: Celebrating Our 1st Anniversary

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we’re celebrating our first anniversary with a look back at some of our most popular episodes from the last year, including: Episode 2: Dealing with Picky Eaters Registered dietitian, Holley Grainger, shares tips and ideas on how to deal with picky (selective) eater. As a mom of 2, she shares her experience with...

Episode 27: Grocery Shopping on a Budget

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Ashleigh Evans of Dash of Evans all about how to grocery shop on a budget. Ashleigh loves to show fellow parents how to feed their family AND save money, all while eating healthy. Today, we chat about ways to save money at the grocery store, set and stick to your...

Episode 26: Cooking Basics & Kitchen Fundamentals

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Dr. Peggy Policastro, RDN, who is an advocate for empowering kids and families with the tools they need to live healthier lives. Peggy shares tips on cooking basics including how families can get started cooking at home, why cooking at home is so important and what basic skills to master....

Episode 25: Easing Test Anxiety in Kids and Teens

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Dr. Stephanie Smith about easing testing anxiety in kids and teens. Dr. Stephanie shares tips on how to help your kids manage testing stress, how to prepare mentally for testing, establishing a good morning routine for big tests and how to talk to your kids about their test results. Whether...

Episode 24: Making Exercise a Family Affair

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to our very own Lesley Daniels about the importance of exercising as a family. Lesley shares tips on everything from fitting in exercise in your family’s daily routine, how to fit exercise in no matter the season and how to enjoy exercise as a family. When Lesley, Produce for Kids director...