10 Back-to-School Meal Planning Tips

Back to school means back to busy schedules and routines. But, it’s also a great time of year to get organized with family meal planning to save yourself time and money. When you think about what you’re going to make for dinner, pack in lunchboxes and prep for snacks, you’re more likely to make healthier choices for your family. Incorporating...

12 Healthy Make-Ahead Breakfast Ideas

Curb hectic mornings and start the day off right with a hearty breakfast! These make-ahead breakfast ideas are the key to easy mornings. The alarm clock starts ringing and the morning becomes a hurricane of getting kids out of bed, showered and dressed, making sure homework is packed in the right folder and getting out the door on time for...

Episode 23: Make-Ahead Meal Ideas

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Brierley Horton about make-ahead meals. Brierly shares tips on how to prep meals in advance, make-ahead breakfast and snack ideas, how to freeze meals and more. Brierley is a registered dietitian and single mom of two, who was formally the Food & Nutrition Director for Cooking Light magazine where she...

12 Essential Meal Prep Tools for Every Kitchen

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. For the longest time, the thought of meal planning...

25 Healthy One Pot Meals to Get Dinner on the Table Quickly

I love cooking. It's relaxing, it allows me to experiment with new flavors, and it challenges me to present my kids with fruits and veggies in a way that they would actually be willing to eat them. What I don't love so much is cleaning up the kitchen. I get so wound up recreating recipes or creating my own, that...

Episode 22: Meal Planning for Busy Families

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Jessica Levinson, registered dietitian and author of the 52 Week Meal Planner Workbook about how to ease into meal planning and make it a regular part of your life. Jessica shares her favorite freezer staples, double duty meals, and ways to reduce food waste for busy families. Jessica is a...

Episode 21: Meal Planning & Cooking with Kids

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Heather Englund of Fit Mama Real Food about how to start cooking and meal prepping with kids. Heather shares what age to get kids in the kitchen, easy kitchen tasks for little ones, and how to get them involved with meal planning and prepping. Heather is a fellow podcast host...

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...

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 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...