Family Wellness

When good eating and exercise habits are formed at home, they can last a lifetime. Discover helpful tips for getting your family to eat right.

thumb_2162_content_mainWhether your family members are overweight, underweight, or perfectly fine, you probably still worry about how they’re eating. Do your kids get enough calcium? Should you and your children be taking vitamins? In this section, learn how to make the right choices for your family and get tips on teaching your children the importance of eating nutritious (and great-tasting!) food and staying active.

Joy’s ’23 Health Challenge

Here are five cheery health challenges you can make to bring about significant, lasting, meaningful change this year. Read more.

To Fresh Starts and New Beginnings!

Start off the New Year with max motivation and these tasty tips. Read more.

Crazy-cute holiday treats

You'll make Santa's nice list if you whip up any of these seasonal treats. Read more.

Football Fare: Tailgating Goodies

Hosting a party or going to a tailgate? Bring these goodies to get your crowd cheering. Read more.

Oh my gourd—get your pumpkin on!

Pumpkin perfection: Learn how to enjoy pumpkin dishes all day long! Read more.

Back-to-school lunch ideas for kids of all ages

Check out these lunch lessons for kids of all ages. Read more.

Ready, Set, Road Trip

Hitting the road for a trip? Pack these easy-to-make munchies to stay fueled and energized. Read more.

How to plan the most delightful picnic

Learn what to pack to enjoy the perfect picnic. Read more.

Summer Refresh: Ready, Set, Go!

Use the smart strategies to help savor the summer. Read more.

Falling for fall-inspired recipes

Enjoy the best of fall offerings with these seasonal recipes. Read more.

Superfood snacks…for super-hungry kids

What should you feed your kid during or after school? Try these tasty and filling bites. Read more.

Beloved BBQ Fare…Reimagined

Upgrade the standard barbecue menu with these fancied-up dishes. Read more.

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo with Festive Fare

Celebrate the holiday with these delicious dishes. Read more.

Quarantine Cooking

Staying at home to prevent the spread of corona virus? Learn what to buy and how to cook using staple foods and a limited budget. Read more.

Six soothing strategies to tame stress

Try these six ways to soothe stress. Read more.

Food Cures for a Common Cold

Just because cold remedies are commonplace, doesn't mean they're effective. Get the hard facts about common-cold care.

Healthy Halloween Treats

Try these delicious and healthy treats for a healthier Halloween. Read more.

Fun Ways to Jazz up Your Lunchbox  

Add a little fun to your lunch box with these tasty tips. Read more.

Summer Cool-Down Guide

Learn how to beat the heat with these refreshing tips. Read more.

Healthy Summer Party Hacks

Hosting a summer get-together? Use these helpful hacks to make it a success. Read more.

Mac & Cheese Muffins Made With Love

Check out the inspiration behind Joy's Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese Muffins. Read more.

How to Avoid Vacation Weight Gain

Headed out for a beach vacation? Make sure to use these three simple tips to enjoy the trip and stay on track. Read more.

Attention Foodies! 5 Kid-Friendly Field Trips

Looking for something fun—and educational—to do with the kiddos? Plan a food field trip! Check your sked and then consider planning a visit to one of these places for a fun and yummy outing.

Back-to-School Breakfasts Made Easy

Back to school can mean hectic mornings and fussy kids, but one thing that doesn’t have to be complicated is breakfast. Check out these three quick and tasty morning meals.

A Surprising Trick to Get Kids to Eat More Veggies

Struggling to get your kiddos to eat veggies? A new study shows they’ll be more likely to eat the good stuff when exposed to other people, especially children, gobbling them up. Learn more.

Protect Your Child from Breast Cancer with High-Fiber Diet

Need a reason to swap your kids’ potato chips for kale chips? A diet rich in fiber can help cut the risk for breast cancer later in life, finds a study from Harvard Researchers. Learn more.

Chocolate…the Secret to a Healthy Pregnancy?

Expectant moms will enjoy this new pregnancy perk: An ounce of chocolate may help your baby-to-be. Learn more.

Moms-to be: Here’s why you should get your Zzz’s now!

Pregnant? Another reason to log those Zzzs now—before your bundle of joy arrives. Your health, and the health of your baby, may depend upon you getting the ideal amount of shut-eye. Learn more.

Mistakes Parents Make When Feeding Their Kids

Joy reveals her tried-and-true ways for avoiding common pitfalls at the family table. Are you making one of these mistakes?

Should Your Child Take Vitamins?

Is a daily vitamin necessary for your kids — or even a good idea? See what experts say about children's vitamins.

Parents, Break Your Kids of This Unhealthy Habit

Giving your child beverages that contain empty sugar calories can set them up for major issues down the road It's time to break the "liquid candy" habit!

3 Steps to a Healthy Kid-Friendly Lunchbox

Give your kids a yummy lunchbox makeover with my 3-step approach to packing the perfect brown bag lunch. Here's how to make it without all the fuss.

5 Tips for a Healthy, Happy Family

When good eating and exercise habits are formed at home, they can last a lifetime. Teach your family these habits.

5 Foods Your Kids Should Be Eating

Want to help your kids do better in school, have lasting energy, and grow up strong and healthy? These 5 foods should be on every kid's plate!

10 Kid-Friendly Breakfast Ideas

These fun recipes deliver powerful nutrients that will fuel your child's growing body. Feed your kid these 10 tasty meals!

The 6 Best Breakfasts to Eat Before the SATs

The right pre-exam meal can keep your brain focused and your body fueled up. Score big with these top picks.

Healthy Snacks Kids Love!

Offering smart choices at snack time helps your kids refuel with "the good stuff". Feed your little ones these fun, creative treats

Tasty Snack-time Swaps

I know life can get chaotic and finding the time to whip up nourishing snacks for your kids can be an overwhelming affair. Try these easy, healthy, and delicious treats that can be whipped up in a flash.

Better Stress Management in Teens Means Better Blood Pressure as Adults

Do you have a tense teen at home? There’s good reason to chill out! A new study shows that easily stressed teens may have an increased risk for high blood pressure as adults. Learn more.