Healthy, High-Calorie Foods for Underweight Kids

Despite the obesity epidemic, many children are underweight. Parents often ask how to help a child gain weight in a healthy way. While empty calories from foods high in fat and added sugars might add a few pounds, they will not provide the nutrients a child needs to build strong bones and a healthy body. How do I know if...

Episode 23: Make-Ahead Meal Ideas

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Brierley Horton about make-ahead meals. Brierly shares tips on how to prep meals in advance, make-ahead breakfast and snack ideas, how to freeze meals and more. Brierley is a registered dietitian and single mom of two, who was formally the Food & Nutrition Director for Cooking Light magazine where she...

16 Gardening Tools for Kids

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Fun & Healthy Thanksgiving Treats for Kids

Every year for Thanksgiving, my family focuses on what it means to be thankful. Throughout the year, we can forget what thankfulness really means. There's always something we want or "need" (especially with kids and the latest "cool" toy). During the Thanksgiving holiday, we can take a step back and appreciate all that we have. I'll admit, this year Thanksgiving...

10 Banana Recipes to Celebrate GROW Month

We’re excited to have Organics Unlimited President and CEO Mayra Velazquez de Leon with us for a Q&A on the blog today. Plus, we’re sharing 10 delicious banana recipes and more information about GROW Month. At GROW by Organics Unlimited, we are honored to participate in the Produce for Kids Power Your Lunchbox campaign for the third year in a...

Meatball & Orzo Soup

Today's guest blog post comes from Ashleigh of Dash of Evans. Visit dashofevans.com for family, food and fun…on a budget! In our house, making meatballs is a family event. Yes, it’s messy and it takes a bit longer, but it’s something fun we can do on a weekend afternoon. On the speaker, we put some Motown music on and have...

10 Summer Grilling Recipes To Add To Your Rotation

We are excited to present 10 healthy, delicious grilling recipes that should definitely be added to your summer grilling rotation. From grilled fruits, to burgers, chicken and pizza, this list has you covered. Grilled Coconut Glazed Fruit Kebobs - Super Healthy Kids Cauliflower Pizza with Pesto Greek Yogurt and and Grilled Veggies - Food Faith Fitness Grilled Honey Lime Chicken...

Veggie Side Dishes for Picky Eaters

I am a mom of three, my oldest being 11 and my youngest just 2 years old, so I’ve been dealing with picky eaters for quite a while now. Personally, I have never considered my kids to be “picky” with food (well, I’ve never let them hear me say it!), however, they have had their share of picky moments when...

5 Ways to Stuff (or Top) a Pita

Pita bread is one of the most versatile foods, in my opinion. It can be a great (light) replacement for bread when you are in the mood for a sandwich, turned into wonderful crisps to scoop up your favorite dip or topped with your favorite pizza toppings. Personally, I use pita most often to make individual pizzas for my family....

Tips & Recipes for Getting Kids to Eat Kale

Guest blogging today, we have Chef Jennifer Iserloh at The Skinny Chef to help us celebrate National Kale Day coming up on October 7. Here, she shares her favorite tips and recipes to get kids to eat kale. Introducing kids to super nutritious foods, like kale, can be fun when you have recipes that attract kids like nuggets, chips, tacos,...