Eat, Drink & Be Berry with Wish Farms

Note: The post is sponsored by Wish Farms. All opinions are our own. I love the holiday season. And for the first time this year I’ll be celebrating as a mom. This holiday season we’re teaming up with our friends at Wish Farms for the eat, drink, and be berry promotion to inspire your family with merry & berry holiday...

8 Ways to Lighten Up Your Holiday Menu + a free e-cookbook!

Between holiday parties and family get-togethers, it can sometimes be hard to keep things healthy. The holidays are known for rich dishes and decadent desserts. While we certainly don’t want to take away from classic dishes or family recipes, there are simple ways to lighten up those dishes by swapping an ingredient or adding a veggie! Here are our favorite...

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...

Fun Snacks for the Holiday Season

One of my favorite things to do during the Christmas season is to snuggle up with my boys and watch one of the many Christmas specials on TV. We have so many favorites! Of course, a steaming cup of hot chocolate is the best treat while watching these shows, but my boys also love to create festive snacks to match...

15+ Make-Ahead & Freezable Meals for the Busy Holiday Season

During the hustle and bustle of the holidays, putting a healthy, homemade meal on the table can be a difficult task! With a little meal planning and these freezable or make-ahead meals, it can be easier than you think. A few staples in our freezer include soups, cooked ground turkey (that we easily reheat and season for tacos or toss...

15 Food Related Gifts for Kids for the Holidays

 Disclosure: This post contains Amazon affiliate links, which means we may receive a commission if you click a link and purchase something that we have recommended. While clicking these links won’t cost you any extra money, they will help us continue to inspire families with healthy recipes and tips, and give back. The holiday season is upon us! My boys love...

What’s in Season for December?

Happy December! The holiday season is in full swing, winter officially starts later this month and we could all cozy up to a bowl of delicious soup. While you’re at the grocery store, make sure to pick up some of these in-season fruits and veggies. Knowing what fresh produce items are in season when you head to the grocery store...

Ask the Psychologist: Holidays & Family

We’re tapping into the expertise of Dr. Stephanie Smith. Dr. Smith is a mother, clinical psychologist, author of Dr. Stephanie. Each month, she’ll answer one question from fellow parents. Have a question centered around health, kids or food for Dr. Stephanie? Comment below and let us know! Question: The holiday season often paints a picture of the “perfect” family, but not all...

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...

How to Practice Mindful Eating in Your Daily Life

I want my children to eat healthily and grow up with a healthy relationship with food. My youngest prefers fruits and veggies over sweets while my oldest would be happy to eat only chicken and bread for an eternity. Parenting both ends of the spectrum, at the same table, can be really tough. We had a meltdown one night at...