Terita Heath-Wlaz

Terita writes web content to help communicate the inspiring message of Super Healthy Kids. She’s also a mom, partner, kitchen tinkerer, gardener, and lover of fresh food. Besides writing for Super Healthy Kids, she blogs in the Healthy Living network at Care2.


10-Minute Instant Pot Salmon (From Frozen!)

The Instant Pot takes all the fuss out of frozen salmon for a healthy, super-quick family dinner. Getting into the habit of serving fish to my family once a week has been one of my new year’s resolutions for, um,…

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Sunday Meal Prep with the Instant Pot

Use the Instant Pot for efficient Sunday Meal Prep, then serve quick, healthy meals all week long! It’s safe to say we’re sold on the Instant Pot. In my house (stop me if this sounds familiar), a certain toddler likes…

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Pot o’ Gold Stuffed Peppers

Bright, golden stuffed peppers brim with whole grain brown rice, lean turkey, and kid-friendly spices for a healthy and festive dinner. We’re gearing up for St. Paddy’s day!  We brought out the shamrock cookie cutter and we’re thinking about ways…

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Chicken Breast Challenge: Ten Ways to Feed a Family with 1 Chicken Breast

Shift toward a plant-based style of eating with these ten meal ideas that use just one chicken breast for four people, rounded out with lots of veggies, legumes and whole grains. “Plant-Based” has become a buzzword lately, and we’re all…

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Magic Chocolate Milk

Kids love this creamy, fruit-sweetened remake of chocolate milk that tastes--magically!--just like the store-bought variety. At some point or another, you’ve probably heard your family pediatrician recommend serving your kids two cups of milk a day. Plenty of kids don’t…

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Kids’ Curry with Chicken and Lentils

Redefine “kid-friendly” with this mild, warming, healthy curry packed with protein and vegetables. Like most kids, mine can be picky. But they surprise me plenty with their tastes and appetites, and I love that! Last week, my daughter--who has rejected…

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4 Steps to Meal Planning Success

Master meal planning and eat healthy food with a system that fits your unique family! Pop Quiz: what’s for dinner? If you have a meal plan, you can answer that question without breaking a sweat. You already have the ingredients…

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Turn One Grocery List into Five Healthy Dinners

Sometimes, you just know you’re headed into a crazy week. Your kids have music lessons and playdates, Dad will be working late, you’ll be working late, and you’ve got a list of errands a mile long. But family dinners don’t…

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Losing Steam? How to Stick to Your Healthy Resolutions

Eight Percent. That’s the percentage of people who stick to their new year’s resolutions in a given year. At first glance, that number seems like a bummer. After all, we all want to get organized, eat better, and smile more…

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Whole Wheat Turkey Chili Mac and Cheese

Southwestern flavor meets comfort food meets healthy family dinner with this Whole Wheat Turkey Chili Mac and Cheese. Is there any food kids love more than macaroni and cheese? That creamy, mild, carb-a-licious dish has hooked kids for generations. (Want…

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