Episode 52: Fresh Produce 101: How to Pick, Clean & Store

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Pamela Riemenschneider about fruit and veggie hacks and must-know tips to save money and keep your produce fresh for weeks. Pamela shares her infinite produce knowledge to help us store fruits and veggies properly, ideas for using up foods before they go bad, and an avocado hack that will change...

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...

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,...

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...

Episode 49: Coping with Stress & Anxiety during the Coronavirus Pandemic

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Dr. Stephanie Smith about how to manage anxiety and adjust to life around COVID-19. Dr. Stephanie shares lots of great tips to help families navigate their new routines, tips to avoid overconsuming news, and ways to address the topic with kids and help them understand what’s going on. She also...

Episode 48: Self-Care for Busy Families

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Noelle Martin, RD and author of MotherhoodAndMeals.com. Noelle joined us to talk about the importance of self-care and how to make time for it when you have a busy schedule.  Noelle Martin is a Registered Dietitian with a Master of Science in Foods and Nutrition and a mom of three...

Fun St. Patrick’s Recipes Treats for Kids

St. Patrick’s Day is March 17! We all know this holiday is loaded up with lots of green and the dream of finding that pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.  We are excited to share some new St. Patrick’s Day-themed creations straight from the Produce for Kids test kitchen. 1. St. Patrick's Day Shamrock Chips & Salsa 2. Rainbow...