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...

20 Healthy Picnic-Friendly Recipes

Summer is the perfect time to pack a picnic and head to the local park for some family time. You can enjoy fresh air, sneak in some exercise and enjoy some tasty dishes. Make sure to pack your basket with fresh and tasty recipes using fresh produce at season's peak! Picnic-Friendly Salads & Sandwiches 1. Asian Chicken Wraps 2. Nutty Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad...

Tips to Get Outside (Safely!) This Summer with Crispy Green GO!

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Crispy Green®. All opinions are our own. The weather is warming up, summer is almost here, and it’s a great time to get outside and enjoy the outdoors. With many states easing stay at home orders and parks are opening up, I’m eager to get into “Go” mode with my family and soak up...

Food Rx: What You Need to Know About Celiac Disease and Gluten-Free Diets

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 tips and ideas to add more fresh produce to your family's diet. May is Celiac Awareness Month and in this episode of Food Rx we’re diving into what celiac...

5 Ways to Turn Eat Smart® Chopped Salad Kits into a Meal

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Eat Smart®. All opinions are our own. Have you ever picked up a bagged salad at the grocery store and thought, I could probably make something delicious with this? Okay, maybe you don’t think of yourself as an experimental chef, or are just too exhausted working from home while helping your kids navigate distance...

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,...