How to Get Kids to Eat Healthy School Lunches

School is back in session and parents are back on lunch duty. Packing a well-balanced lunch and getting kids to actually eat their fruits and vegetables can be a real challenge. Things like brown bag lunches allow you to save hundreds of dollars a year while giving you some control over what your kids eat. So here are a few ways to get kids to eat healthy school lunches that you so lovingly Read more ...

Creative Lunchbox Art Ideas for Back to School

We know it’s hard to get your kids to eat their fruits and veggies during lunchtime. And having sandwiches day after day can be boring and could possibly end up in the trash. Turn your traditional PB&J lunches into masterpieces with these creative lunchbox art ideas to keep tummies happy and healthy. Bento Box Lunch Use a few silicon baking cups and cookie cutters to create a basic Read more ...

10-Minute Meals Under $10

Getting dinner on the table seems impossible some days. You might feel a bit stretched too thin with all the errands to run, getting the kids ready and trying to fit in some alone time. But we know exactly what you need to get a family dinner together without too much hassle. Try our meal plan below that includes seven 10-minute meals under $10. Sunday Supper: Slow Cooker Pot Roast Return Read more ...

Healthy After-School Snacks for Every Day of the Week

The After-School Snack Dilemma: How to Incorporate Healthy Foods into Your Kids’ Snack Schedule One thing I have learned after more than 15 years of parenting school-age children: after-school snacks are a big deal. My three girls are in college now, but I still have a 15-year-old son at home who would snarf down a bag of Doritos and a two-liter bottle of Pepsi if I’d let him. I quickly Read more ...

Easy Back to School No Bake Cocoa Puff Bars

Let’s be straight. Going back to school can be a drag. After a whole summer of fun and freedom, your kid now has to wake up early, walk to the bus stop and hit the books. It’s not always easy being a kid, so we’ve created this fun treat to sneak into their school lunch. These easy back to school no bake cocoa puff bars are a healthy, homemade snack that’s a perfect swap for processed Read more ...

Celebrate National S’mores Day With a Twist

Nothing says summer like a classic s’more, and August is an appropriate month to celebrate this delicious campfire staple. Get your jumbo marshmallows skewered—August 10 is National S’mores Day! First, a few fun s’mores facts: The first printed record of the s’mores recipe appeared in a Girl Scout handbook 86 years ago in 1927. Americans buy 90 million pounds of marshmallows Read more ...

6 Superfoods Under $1

Are you on a quest to change your body and boost your health? Well we've got the answer, and it doesn't involve popping a bunch of pills! The secret to maintaining a healthy weight, fighting disease and living longer is by eating superfoods. Superfoods are high in nutrients, antioxidants and fiber so your body will thank you for eating these on a regular basis. Check out our list of these six superfoods Read more ...

9 Time-Saving Two-Ingredient Recipes from Breakfast to Dessert

On a hot summer day the last thing we want to do is spend time in the kitchen. Luckily, there is a whole world of two-ingredient recipes--from breakfast to dessert--that will keep you from slaving away in the heat. Breakfast Banana Muffins Banana, cake mix and about 15 minutes in the oven = grab and go muffins! Banana Pancakes Banana, eggs and hold the gluten = a healthy, Read more ...