Episode 20: Packing School Lunches for Kids & Teens

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Jodi Danen of Create Kids Club about packing healthy lunchboxes for all ages. She shares tips on what and how much to pack for different ages, how to get your kids to eat their lunch and more. Jodi Danen is a registered dietitian and mother of two elementary-aged budding chefs....

Episode 19: Promoting Positive Body Image with Kids

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we chat with Dr. Stephanie Smith about promoting a positive body image with kids. She shares tips on helping kids understand real vs photoshopped images online or in magazines, how parents can set a good example of body acceptance for kids, parenting kids with different body types and more. Dr. Stephanie Smith is...

Episode 18: How Families Can Reduce Food Waste

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we chat with Pamela Riemenschneider about how families can reduce food waste at home. Reducing food waste is a big concern for many families, with Americans wasting an estimated $218 billion dollars worth of food in 2017. Pamela shares easy ways your family can help reduce food waste, ways to use all of...

Episode 17: New Year’s Resolutions for Families

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we reached out to all of this year’s guests to find out what their healthy New Year’s resolutions are and asked them to share tips for other families looking to embrace a healthier lifestyle in the new year. Hear from past guests including: Dr. Stephanie Smith, Psychologist, from Episode 3: Managing Screen Time...

Episode 16: Journey of a Picky Eater

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Grace Vilches, marketing coordinator at Produce for Kids. Grace shares her journey from picky eater to healthy eater. She shares advice and tips on how to get kids to try new foods and gives parents everywhere some relief that a picky child doesn’t have to grow up to be a...

Episode 15: Fruit & Veggie Trends + Shopping Hacks

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to George Szczepanski, host of The Prodcast from the Produce Aisle, about trends for 2019 in the world of fruits and veggies as well as insider tips on shopping for produce. George has an extensive background working in the fresh fruit and vegetable industry over the last fourteen years, spending the...

Episode 14: Why You Should Grocery Shop With Kids

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Kiran Dodeja Smith of Easy Real Food about the importance of grocery shopping with your kids. If the thought of taking your kids to the grocery store with you makes you want to tear your hair out, this episode is especially important for you. Kiran talks about the different ways...

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...

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...

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...