Build Your Own Veggie Soup {Free Printable}

Looking for a simple recipe to add to your meal rotation? What about an easy way to get the kids involved in making dinner? This Build Your Own Veggie Soup might just be your new go-to. As a busy parent, my slow cooker is my best friend. I love that I can add a few ingredients in the morning and know dinner...

Make Your Own Vegetable Stock

Stocks form the basis of many recipes, like soups and sauces. Making a homemade version isn't a daunting task. Here's a step-by-step guide to transforming those odds and ends from your veggies into a delicious, homemade stock! Don't forget to grab the free printable version below! How to Make Your Own Vegetable Stock Step 1 Save the odds and ends of veggies,...

Build Your Own Healthy Lunchbox

It’s time to kick off the new school year on the right foot! Take the Power Your Lunchbox Promise to eat a healthier lunch and get healthy lunchbox ideas, coupons and more! For every promise made, $1 will be donated to Feeding America®, providing 10 meals to families in need. Teachers can now get in on the action too! PowerYourLunchbox.com...

Build Your Own Smoothie Bowl

Smoothie bowls have been filing my Instagram and Pinterest feed the last few months, and after trying a one I know why. It’s a really fun way to get my girls to fill up on fruits and veggies at breakfast – and they love decorating their own before digging in. Smoothie bowls are simple. Just mix up your fruits, veggies...

Build a Better Burger

Summer is here and 4th of July is right around the corner! Grilling out burgers is a must for any summer cookout and definitely a family favorite in my household. Check out this handy infographic to building a better burger and let kids pick their own toppings! Or you can create a burger bar for a fun, themed cookout! Don't...

Build Your Own Pizza

Pizza is a family favorite in my household! We love to let our girls pick out their favorite toppings and help us assemble a delicious dinner we can all enjoy. This Build Your Own Pizza guide is a fun way to turn family pizza night into a healthy dinner. Simply select (or let your kids select) your favorites for each...

Build Your Own Trail Mix

Trail Mix is an easy and versatile snack - just combine your favorite nuts, seeds, grains, fun items and seasoning for a protein-packed snack that can be enjoyed at home or on-the-go. Print out a copy of this Build Your Own Trail Mix guide and mix up your own batch! Click here for the printout!

Build a Better Sandwich

With the craziness of back to school time, we can sometimes fall into a lunchbox rut - same sandwich, same sides. Make lunch fun for kids by letting them get in on the creative action! Print out a copy of this Build a Better Sandwich guide and let them pick what toppings they want. You can try cutting sandwiches into...

Build Your Own Salad

During these hot summer months, nothing is more refreshing than a great salad! Crisp lettuce topped crunchy veggies, filling protein and fun add-ons makes for a nutrient-rich meal the whole family will enjoy. This Build Your Own Salad guide will help you select the best topping for your salad, or print out copies for the whole family to build their...

Build Your Own Smoothie

Smoothies are a go-to in our house. Not only are they ready in just a few minutes, but I can get creative by combining different flavors (and sneaking in some veggies!) to keep my boys on their toes. Plus, items like nuts and Greek yogurt add protein, turning simple smoothies into a filling breakfast or snack. Check out this handy...