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.


Feed-a-Crowd Healthy Beef and Bean Burritos

Bold but simple, Feed-a-Crowd Beef and Bean Burritos can be made ahead to satisfy big families (and create leftovers!) I love burritos, and so do my kids. But I rarely make them at home. Why? Because making burritos is a…

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Sweet Potato Stuffed Shells

Creamy, sweet, and fun, Sweet Potato Stuffed Shells make a filling, nutrient-rich, vegetarian dinner. Don’t jumbo shells just make you feel fancy and fun? Something about those giant shapes, neatly stuffed with creamy filling and spooned-over with a little marinara…

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Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

Comforting Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup is surprisingly easy to make, and filled with lean protein and veggies. You can make fresh, whole grain pasta in your own kitchen, with only four ingredients, and without any special tools! *Cue kids everywhere cheering*…

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10 Non-Sandwich Lunch Ideas for Kids

No lunch ruts here! Scroll for fresh, non-sandwich lunches your kids will love. To pack great lunches all year long, join Super Healthy Kids during back-to-school time! You’ll receive a bonus set of EasyLunchboxes FREE with our complete meal plans. Sandwiches…

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Instant Pot Mongolian Beef

Sticky and sweet Instant Pot Mongolian Beef is fast and nourishing with freshly-steamed veggies and less than half the sweetener compared to takeout. I’ll be honest: takeout Chinese basically never makes it onto the menu at our house. I almost…

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7 Reasons Why Your Kids Need a Bento-Style Lunchbox

Back-to-School time is here! Save 45% on Super Healthy Kids meal plans and a FREE set of EasyLunchboxes with your plans. Read on to see why we love to pack our recipes in this style of lunchbox. We’ve got school lunches…

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Freezer-Friendly Veggie Egg McMuffins

Cheesy, savory, Veggie Egg McMuffins get GREENS into your kids first thing in the morning, even on busy mornings!   When you’re taking care of little ones, you pretty much HAVE to know a few time-saving tricks to get you…

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Last-Minute Tricks for Sprucing up Plain Veggies

Use these super quick tips and tricks to upgrade plain veggies into a flavorful, enticing side dish. I admit, I’ve been known to fall into the bland-veggies trap with my kids. You know how it happens: the main dish is…

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Mayo-Free Coleslaw with Cranberries and Herbs

Crunchy, refreshing No-Mayo Coleslaw with Cranberries and Herbs gets loads of flavor from easy homemade vinaigrette and a variety of colorful fruits and veggies. Coleslaw is the foolproof dish I rely on when I need to throw something together quickly…

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Watermelon Fruit Pizza

Fun, fresh, and juicy, a Watermelon Fruit Pizza will wow your kids and guests at any backyard party. Get out your sunglasses and beach towel… Summer’s here! And we’re in that beautiful window when whole, fresh watermelons are at their…

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Best-Ever Whole Wheat Waffles

Crisp and fluffy Whole Wheat Waffles do it all, from Sunday breakfast to make-ahead school-morning treat to lunchbox sandwich alternative. Do you have any recipes in your repertoire that you feel like you couldn’t live without? Recipes that are so…

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Healthy Popcorn Granola

This crispy, surprising Popcorn Granola is chock full of nuts, seeds, dried fruit, and whole grains! My first taste of Healthy Popcorn Granola was a shock. How, I wondered, could I have lived my whole life 'til now without making…

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