Meal Planning

Quick Guide for Healthy Family Lunches

Are you always running around, from driving the kids to sports practice to coming and going from work? Having little time to make lunches for these busy days may make you think you can’t make healthy lunches. But don’t go for the fast food yet – you can make healthy food, fast, right at home… Read more »

Don’t Put Away the Slow Cooker: Make one-pot summertime meals

 Don’t be so quick to retire your one-pot meals as it gets warmer. Eating in-season vegetables and hearty grains can still be quick and easy – and who doesn’t want that during the summer months? Less time cooking, less time cleaning, more time for fun in the sun. Here’s three simple steps to keep your… Read more »

Lunch in a Crunch

We all have busy schedules during the day, whether it’s work, school or taking care of the kids. Getting a healthy lunch can sometimes be a problem, but it doesn’t have to be. Try a meal plan! Cook in batches ahead of time to have meals ready to grab and go or to keep in… Read more »

Mix it Up: Breakfast for Dinner

Are you eating the same foods for dinner day after day? Do you want to mix up dinner, but don’t know where to start?  Cooking the same meals is great, but it’s fun to mix it up. Try cooking breakfast for dinner!

Slow Cooker Summer Recipes for the Busy Family

Spending more time at home right now doesn’t mean dinners have to be fancy and complex. It’s hard to find the time to cook a meal after working a busy day from home with many new distractions around you, including taking care of your family and pets, feeding everybody, and doing chores around the house.… Read more »

Make Quick Vegetarian Lunches for a Happy, Healthy You

Do you run home to eat lunch? Or do pack your lunch as you get ready for work? We will help you make a healthy and delicious vegetarian lunch in 15 minutes or less. A vegetarian diet is good for the body because it contains a low amount of saturated fat and cholesterol, and contains… Read more »

Seven Recipes That Use Canned Food Already in Your Pantry

Canned food is an easy and budget-friendly way to stock up your pantry when we’re all reducing the number of visits to the grocery store we’re making. The process of canning veggies and fruit still retains many of the vitamins and minerals our bodies need, and there are plenty of low- or no-sodium options. Whether… Read more »

FNP Holiday Tips: Thanksgiving Meal Plan

Have you all been following our #FNPholidaytips on our Facebook page? Hopefully, all these tips will help you plan a healthier, more organized holiday meal for your family.

Meal Planning with Pinterest

Did you know that FNP has a Pinterest page? We have a lot of useful resources on our boards to help you eat smart and move more for better health. And like any good Pinterest page, we have recipes! I personally love using Pinterest to find new recipe ideas and have created a meal planning… Read more »

Budget-Friendly Meal Plan

Are you trying to stretch your food budget but having a hard time pulling together low-cost, easy to make recipes into a weekly menu? If you read our previous post on Stretching Your Food Budget you already know some strategies to cut food costs. However, just reading these tips can be a lot easier than… Read more »