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...

25 Healthy Halloween Treats for Kids

Raise your hand if you are looking forward to candy-crazy kids this Halloween! I didn’t think so. Candy on Halloween is an unavoidable situation. Between school parties and trick or treating, you could probably open your own candy store with the amount kids seem to collect. But Halloween doesn’t have to be all about the candy. Don’t get me wrong,...

Roasted Root Vegetables For Fall

Starting a new season is exciting for many reasons, one of them being the anticipation of a whole new crop of seasonal vegetables that are available and peaking in flavor. Root vegetables are one of those categories of vegetables that can easily get overlooked at the grocery store or farmer’s market unless you grew up eating them often. I personally...

25+ Nut Free Lunchbox Ideas

One of the biggest questions we get each year during back to school is for nut free lunch ideas. With peanut and nut allergies on the rise in recent years, many schools have issued a ban on nuts and nut butter in lunchbox and classroom snacks. While some ban only peanut butter, I’ve heard from an increasing number of people that...

14 Healthy After School Snacks Under 5 Ingredients

The kids get home from school and the inevitable happens – they’re hungry. For my boys, we're often heading off to hockey practice or another after school activity, so I'm always looking for ways to keep them energized. Instead of heading for a pre-packaged snack, satisfy hunger with one of these healthy after school snacks, all with just 5 ingredients or less!...

Non-Dessert Cherry Recipes for Summer

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Superfresh Growers. All opinions are our own Every summer, I count down the days until cherries are in stores. As one of the few truly seasonal fresh fruits or veggies, we only get to enjoy them for a limited time, from June to August, each year. My family goes through a bag of them...

30 Healthy Red, White & Blue Recipes

I don’t think it’s a coincidence that this time of year brings with it a rainbow of fresh fruits and veggies! It’s the perfect time to add more color to your family cookouts, summer picnics and afternoon snacks. And don’t forget to get patriotic with your produce! Keep this list of healthy red, white and blue recipes handy for your...

Summer Camp Lunch Ideas for Kids

Is it just me, or are summer mornings somehow even crazier than school day mornings?  Even though it’s summer, parents often still have to pack lunches for summer camps, picnic outings or beach days. Picky palates, ingredient rules, and sweltering days make packing camp lunches harder than ever.   I’ve got five tips to help make lunch prep easier to...

18 Make & Take Side Dishes for a Cookout or Potluck

It’s not technically summer until June 21, but once the kids are out of school and the temperature reaches 85, this momma is officially in summer mode. My favorite part of summer is all the opportunities for delicious food from picnics, cookouts, potlucks, and pool days. I always like to bring a tasty side with me that’s packed with fruits...