Meal Planning for the Week Ahead

Let’s be honest: everyone gets incredibly busy during the week and it can be difficult to eat healthy – especially when you have to feed the whole family! Sometimes, it seems easier to just head through the drive-thru window. We’re here to tell you that there’s a much better way. If you can dedicate a little… Continue reading Meal Planning for the Week Ahead

3 Ways to Stay Healthy on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving. A time for getting together with family, giving thanks…and eating. From deep-fried turkeys to the abundance of pies and everything in between, Thanksgiving dinner can be filled with pitfalls. While it’s certainly a good day to indulge a little, you can use these three tips to make your day of dining a little healthier.… Continue reading 3 Ways to Stay Healthy on Thanksgiving

3 Ways to Encourage Kids to Eat Healthy

Let’s face it. It can be tough to get your kids to eat their fruits and veggies. But we all know how important it is for them to survive off of more than potato chips, soda and candy. Here’s the good news: it doesn’t have to be a battle. These are three simple ways to… Continue reading 3 Ways to Encourage Kids to Eat Healthy

Comparing Apples to…Snack Foods?

When it comes to nutrition, it’s not like comparing apples to apples. Look below to see the differences between munching on an apple and some other common snacks  based on four criteria. We’re not looking at vitamins, but instead at a couple of key indicators: calories, fat, fiber and sugar content in each snack. 1… Continue reading Comparing Apples to…Snack Foods?

Happy Memorial Day!

Happy Memorial Day from the FruitShare team! We hope you have a wonderful long weekend and a healthy holiday. If you’re going to the usual grill-out get-together, use some of these tips to help you from over-indulging. Bring fresh fruit to a pot-luck, and eat plenty of it Use a smaller plate and fill it… Continue reading Happy Memorial Day!

Tips for Healthy Lunches

School is getting started now, and with it comes school lunches. Packing a healthy lunch for your kids (or for yourself!) is simple with FruitShare! Use these simple tips to ensure fruit stays fresh and tasty until lunchtime. Apples and pears: pre-slice apples and pears, and sprinkle them with a bit of lemon juice to… Continue reading Tips for Healthy Lunches

New Rules for School Lunches

The Obama administration on Wednesday announced new regulations for school lunches subsidized by the federal government. The bottom line? More fruits and green vegetables, less salt and fat. These changes are a great step in the right direction, though they are not perfect. The tomato paste on pizza is still counted as a vegetable, but… Continue reading New Rules for School Lunches