Ep29: Understanding Food as Medicine

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Jessica DeLuise, MHS, PAC, author of Eat Your Way to Wellness, on the importance of food and how it can positively or negatively affect our health and wellness. Jessica uses her medical expertise to help explain the background behind this “Food as Medicine” movement in a way we can all...

Episode 28: Celebrating Our 1st Anniversary

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we’re celebrating our first anniversary with a look back at some of our most popular episodes from the last year, including: Episode 2: Dealing with Picky Eaters Registered dietitian, Holley Grainger, shares tips and ideas on how to deal with picky (selective) eater. As a mom of 2, she shares her experience with...

Episode 27: Grocery Shopping on a Budget

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Ashleigh Evans of Dash of Evans all about how to grocery shop on a budget. Ashleigh loves to show fellow parents how to feed their family AND save money, all while eating healthy. Today, we chat about ways to save money at the grocery store, set and stick to your...

Episode 26: Cooking Basics & Kitchen Fundamentals

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Dr. Peggy Policastro, RDN, who is an advocate for empowering kids and families with the tools they need to live healthier lives. Peggy shares tips on cooking basics including how families can get started cooking at home, why cooking at home is so important and what basic skills to master....

Episode 25: Easing Test Anxiety in Kids and Teens

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Dr. Stephanie Smith about easing testing anxiety in kids and teens. Dr. Stephanie shares tips on how to help your kids manage testing stress, how to prepare mentally for testing, establishing a good morning routine for big tests and how to talk to your kids about their test results. Whether...

Episode 24: Making Exercise a Family Affair

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to our very own Lesley Daniels about the importance of exercising as a family. Lesley shares tips on everything from fitting in exercise in your family’s daily routine, how to fit exercise in no matter the season and how to enjoy exercise as a family. When Lesley, Produce for Kids director...

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...

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...

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....