9 Simple English Muffin Ideas for Breakfast

My girls jump at any chance they have to show off their budding culinary skills. They love to try new combinations of flavors to see how they taste together. I remind them often that great taste doesn’t always equate to elaborate preparation and this round-up of easy topping ideas for English muffins proves just that. All of these topping ideas require...

Episode 51: Distance Learning Tips from an Educator

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Tanya Acosta about navigating distance learning. With states around the country announcing school closures for the remainder of the year, distance learning is our new normal. We invited our long-time friend, Tanya Acosta, an elementary school educator with 16 years of experience, to share distance learning tips for success. Tanya...

8 Fruits & Veggies You Can Regrow from Scraps

If you are looking for a fun way to keep the kids busy and learning at home while also reducing your food waste and trips to the grocery store, look no further than these ideas on regrowing your fruits and vegetables.  Our recent podcast host, Tanya Acosta, who talked to us all about mastering distance learning in Episode 51 of...

How to Relax About Your Kids’ Quarantine Eating

You know there are more important things to worry about right now. And yet you can’t help but cringe when your kids dig into yet another bowl of boxed macaroni and cheese for lunch--or feel guilty that they’ve eaten more homemade cookies than fresh vegetables lately. This crisis is affecting every aspect of our lives, including how we eat. Your...

Cooking Substitutions: Easy Swaps for Common Ingredients

As we all face uncertainty and stay-at-home orders, a quick trip to the grocery store just isn’t in the cards. If you are like me, you find a recipe and then hopes are dashed as you find out you are missing just one ingredient. Back to the drawing board I go.  After facing this several times in the last week,...

Food Rx: Budget-Friendly, Immunity-Boosting Foods

Produce for Kids is teaming up with Julie Harrington, registered dietitian and culinary nutrition chef in a monthly series focusing on the important role food plays in overall health, plus sharing kid-friendly recipes to add more fresh produce to your family's diet. Our diet and what we eat is more important than ever today. For most of us, we’re cooking...

Pizza Pasta Salad

Your favorite pizza toppings in a fun pasta salad! This pizza pasta salad is easy to throw together using your favorite toppings like pepperoni, olives, tomatoes and onions. Combined with a zesty Italian dressing, this pasta salad will have you reaching for an extra spoonful.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Pizza Pasta Salad - Your favorite pizza toppings in a fun pasta salad! This pizza pasta...

Easy Tips to Celebrate Earth Day At Home

Earth day is April 22! If you're looking for easy ways to celebrate at home, we're sharing 6 ideas below. Earth day is a reason to take a look at how you're doing at home and in the kitchen when it comes to being more mindful about what we're eating, how we're getting it to the table and what happens...

Episode 50: Managing Kids At Home During Coronavirus

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Kiran Dodeja Smith of Easy Real Food about managing life at home during quarantine. With the world on lockdown, we’re spending more time at home than ever and that comes with its own set of challenges. Kiran shares ways to create a schedule, split up house duties, and find creative...

25 Healthy Easter Recipes

Easter weekend is nearly upon us and we know many of you are in full meal prep mode.  We rounded up 25 healthy Easter recipes to make your meal planning easy. We’ve included everything from breakfast/brunch and appetizers to sides, desserts and main dishes! Easter is filled with fun memories, from dying Easter eggs (check out this tutorial for making...