20 Healthy Valentine’s Day Treats

February is a month filled with love – heart-shaped candy, chocolates, and of course, Valentine’s Day. It’s a holiday filled with sweet treats! February is also American Heart Month, giving families a great opportunity to make sweet treats good for you. For tips on having a heart-healthy Valentine's day, check out this post. Here are 20 of our favorite healthy...

A Healthier Valentine Alternative to Candy + Free Valentine Printable

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Crispy Green. All opinions are our own.  As a parent, I struggle with holidays, like Valentine’s Day, that tend to be centered around candy and sweets. I find myself constantly searching ideas to show my family I love them without sending them into sugar overload. This year, my kids need to bring a valentine...

How to Make Frozen Yogurt Bites

This after-school snack idea uses a pantry staple, Greek yogurt. Everyone loves frozen yogurt, why not turn regular yogurt into a frozen yogurt treat served in fun shapes along with some unexpected add-ins? The perfect snack that satisfies the sweet tooth. To make this after-school snack, gather fresh fruit, frozen fruit, honey or maple syrup, sprinkles, chocolate chips, nuts and...

Registered Dietitian-Approved Heart-Healthy Eating Tips for Your Family

Throughout the month of February, Americans are urged to join the battle against heart disease. A healthy diet and lifestyle are factors that you can modify to help decrease your risk of disease and increased quality of life. Choosing to follow heart-healthy guidelines doesn’t mean having to eat bland and boring foods. All foods can be incorporated into your meal...

Kumquat Papaya Salad with Honey Citrus Mint Dressing

This Valentine’s day pamper your loved ones with a fresh, seasonal Kumquat Papaya Salad with Honey Citrus Mint Dressing. This fruit salad is not only tasty but a good, healthy option to nourish the body while enjoying something sweet. Pairing papaya, honey and citrus is a classic combination that we Latinos enjoy for breakfast or as a snack. Papaya is...

3 Easy Valentine’s Day Treats with Strawberries

This post is sponsored by Wish Farms. All opinions are our own. When I say “Valentine’s Day” what fruit comes to mind? You probably said strawberries. Their beautiful red color, shape and that they pair so well with chocolate certainly makes them a popular choice. Today we’re teaming up with Wish Farms, a local Florida strawberry grower, to bring you...

14 Heart-Healthy Valentine’s Day Ideas

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. As a parent, I know this day is usually filled with candy attached to paper Valentines and boxes of chocolate. But not everything associated with this day has to be unhealthy. Here are a few fun, healthier ideas for celebrating Valentine’s Day: Breakfast Berry Simple Smoothie: There's always time for breakfast with this...

Tips for a Heart Healthy Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a holiday associated with love notes, roses, romantic dinners and candy. Being that February is American Heart Month, it’s also important to encourage long-term lifestyle changes to keep the hearts in your family healthy. Valentine’s Day offers an opportunity to help children make a positive association with healthy choices and a healthy heart. Here are some tips...