Healthy Snacking for Holiday Travel

The holidays are almost here and we're excited for our upcoming travel plans. Every year, I visit my family in Pennsylvania and look forward to a few days of mostly unplugged fun, nature hikes, and enjoying fall weather (something this Floridian rarely gets to take part of!). No matter how much I plan, we are somehow always rushing to pack...

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...

How to Host Thanksgiving for the First Time

Planning your first Thanksgiving can be overwhelming! From choosing how many sides to make, timing the cooking of your dishes, and selecting a turkey, there are so many decisions involved. Last year I planned my first Thanksgiving and although it didn’t go as smoothly as I hoped, I came away with 10 tips for a stress-free gathering. Get the scoop...

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...

10 Must-Have Products for Thanksgiving

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. Are you prepped and ready for Thanksgiving? It’s...