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Food Rx: Budget-Friendly, Immunity-Boosting Foods

There’s no magic food that can keep illness at bay, but there are plenty that can help boost our immune systems and help fight off infection. We’re exploring a few budget-friendly options below, along with other important tips to keep ourselves and our immune systems healthy.

Easy Tips to Celebrate Earth Day At Home

April is the month we celebrate Earth Day! It’s a reason to take a look at how you’re doing 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 after the meal is over. Here are a few tips to get you started.

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 ways to spend time together as a family.

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!

How to Build a Healthier Easter Basket

Easter is such a fun holiday for my kids. My four & two-year-olds love reading books about Easter, what the holiday is about, and of course, the Easter Bunny. Growing up, I remember the joy and excitement when opening my Easter basket.

Keeping the Peace When You’re Stuck at Home

Are your kids driving you crazy? Is your partner driving you nuts? Are you sick of your pets? Are you even annoying yourself? You’re not alone. Staying at home for long periods of time is not something most of us are used to. In fact, many of us probably took for granted how little extended time we spent at home with all of our people prior to the last few weeks.

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 shares ways to stay connected to loved ones despite isolation.

Helping Teenagers Cope with COVID-19

COVID-19 is affecting all of us. No matter where we live, what we do or who we are – we are all trying to make the best of this time. Information about how to keep senior citizens safe and elementary-aged kids occupied is dominating the internet. But what about our teenagers?

Resources to Survive Quarantine with Your Family

Things today are hard. We won’t sugarcoat it – we’re in the same boat as you. Working from home while also trying to homeschool our kids, making 3 meals a day at home and spending little time outside. We’re all in close quarters and just trying to keep it together.

Long-Lasting Fruits & Vegetables for a Well-Stocked Kitchen

When trips to the grocery store are limited, it’s essential to stock up on fresh fruits and vegetables that last a long time so you can continue to create healthy meals at home. Here’s a list of 16 fresh produce items with a long shelf life to keep your kitchen well-stocked.