Rainbow Buddha Bowl for Kids

This Rainbow Buddha Bowl is a great way to easily get more veggies into your family’s diet! This bright, fun, and nutrition-packed dinner is super easy to prepare, and even more fun to put together! My goal was to come up with a kid-friendly buddha bowl recipe. I sat thinking about what would encourage my 9-year-old to dive into a...

5 Ways to Eat Healthy While Traveling

My family will be hitting the road this summer, and it can be difficult to eat healthy while traveling. Between family visits, a beach getaway, and time visiting our favorite nearby destinations, we’re planning to pack in some quality time in the car and on a plane.   When traveling, it’s easy to stop off at the nearest gas station for...

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...

Simply Summer: 20 Fresh Cookout Favorites

Summer is here! Bring on lazy days spent by the pool, family cookouts, and of course, delicious summer produce. We're too excited to get grilling and enjoy time outside with family and friends. I have so many fond memories of my summers in Pennslyvania and can't wait to create new memories with my girls. Between backyard cookouts, family picnics and...

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...

Drink More Water: The Importance of Hydration

As warmer months approach and outdoor activities increase, special attention needs to be given to proper hydration, especially for children. Because the body cannot store water, we must constantly provide and supply it with water to maintain our body’s many functioning systems. Water is by far one of the body's most essential nutrients. Water helps maintain blood volume, and it helps...

Easy Fruit Salsa Recipe

Looking for a simple appetizer that both kids and adults will go crazy over? Then you need to add easy fruit salsa to your shopping list today! This version is livened up with fresh ingredients including a vibrant pop from freshly-squeezed lemon and lime juice. The best part of this recipe is its versatility. You can make fruit salsa with...

Ask the Psychologist: Screen Time & Kids

Q: We live in a day and age that our kids, from a very young age, have interaction with an electronic device. What are your recommendations on helping families set guidelines for screen time?   A: The best place to start is to look at the American Academy of Pediatrics’ guidelines for screen time. They recommend the following:   Ages...

14 Summer Grilling Must-Haves for Summer

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