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...

Episode 45: Conquering Family Mealtime Struggles

In this episode of the Healthy Family Project, we talk to Liz Weiss, cookbook author, blogger, dietitian, and host of the Liz's Healthy Table podcast. Liz shares solutions for common mealtime struggles including strategies for picky eaters, meal planning hacks, food waste tips, and more. Liz has two grown boys, teaches cooking classes to kids, and has a lot of...

Easy Weeknight Dinner Shortcuts with Maya Kaimal

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Maya Kaimal Foods. All opinions are our own. In between homework, projects, and after-school activities, weeknights are hectic and getting a healthy meal on the table every night can prove to be a challenge. Over the years, I’ve found a few shortcuts and hacks including pantry staples and meal prep must-haves that save me...

8 Ways to Lighten Up Your Holiday Menu + a free e-cookbook!

Between holiday parties and family get-togethers, it can sometimes be hard to keep things healthy. The holidays are known for rich dishes and decadent desserts. While we certainly don’t want to take away from classic dishes or family recipes, there are simple ways to lighten up those dishes by swapping an ingredient or adding a veggie! Here are our favorite...

10 Back-to-School Meal Planning Tips

Back to school means back to busy schedules and routines. But, it’s also a great time of year to get organized with family meal planning to save yourself time and money. When you think about what you’re going to make for dinner, pack in lunchboxes and prep for snacks, you’re more likely to make healthier choices for your family. Incorporating...

12 Healthy Make-Ahead Breakfast Ideas

Curb hectic mornings and start the day off right with a hearty breakfast! These make-ahead breakfast ideas are the key to easy mornings. The alarm clock starts ringing and the morning becomes a hurricane of getting kids out of bed, showered and dressed, making sure homework is packed in the right folder and getting out the door on time for...

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...

12 Essential Meal Prep Tools for Every Kitchen

Disclosure: This post contains Amazon affiliate links, which means we may receive a commission if you click a link and purchase something that we have recommended. While clicking these links won’t cost you any extra money, they will help us continue to inspire families with healthy recipes and tips, and give back. For the longest time, the thought of meal planning...

25 Healthy One Pot Meals to Get Dinner on the Table Quickly

I love cooking. It's relaxing, it allows me to experiment with new flavors, and it challenges me to present my kids with fruits and veggies in a way that they would actually be willing to eat them. What I don't love so much is cleaning up the kitchen. I get so wound up recreating recipes or creating my own, that...

Episode 22: Meal Planning for Busy Families

In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Jessica Levinson, registered dietitian and author of the 52 Week Meal Planner Workbook about how to ease into meal planning and make it a regular part of your life. Jessica shares her favorite freezer staples, double duty meals, and ways to reduce food waste for busy families. Jessica is a...