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Welcome to Family Meals in Heels! If you are looking for nutritious, time-saving recipes and practical nutrition advice for your family, you’ve come to the right place. This blog was created lovingly with you in mind – busy parents looking for inspiration and ideas to streamline mealtime and nourish your family. Browse around a bit to check out my latest recipes, see what I’m eating this week and be in-the-know on important nutrition and wellness info for your family. Stay connected by following Family Meals in Heels on Instagram and Twitter!

— LeeAnn Weintraub, MPH, RD

Latest Breakfast Recipes

Winter Fruit and Yogurt Bowl

Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean you have to compromise on eating delicious produce. A wide variety of fruit is in season during the colder months. This bowl pairs some of these seasonal fruit with creamy yogurt for a quick and easy breakfast to enjoy at home or on-the-go.

  • 2 Servings
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Calories: 212

Whole Grain Pear Muffins with Pecans

If there's one breakfast food that is both convenient for busy mornings on-the-go and enjoyable to savor slowly with a cup of coffee or hot tea, it's a muffin.

  • 12 muffins Servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Calories: 185

Green Egg in a Hole

Egg in a hole is a fun way to enjoy egg and toast. It’s a hot breakfast made with love that’s actually pretty easy and fast. This one is extra delicious because it uses fresh-from-the-bakery olive bread. This one is made with the olive bread from Gjusta, which has both green and black olives. The … Continued

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 4 mins
  • Calories: 383

Latest Lunch Recipes

Mushroom, Kale and White Bean Soup

This is a delicious vegan soup that makes for a light, but satisfying lunch or an accompaniment to dinner. I love making a large pot of soup during the weekend to enjoy on busy weekdays when there’s just not enough time to cook. This soup pairs well with a loaf of rustic bread and cheese.

  • 8 Servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 35 mins
  • Calories: 148

Tuna Salad Niҫoise

Niҫoise salad originates from the French city of Nice and is known to have black (Niҫoise) olives, anchovies, hard-boiled eggs, tomatoes and capers. My Tuna Salad Niҫoise doesn’t stray much from this classic pescetarian favorite. Here I use caperberries instead of capers, which are easier to eat around for those who do not like the … Continued

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 25 mins
  • Calories: 423

Coconut Lime Mung Bean Stew

If you like lentil soup, you will love this mung bean stew. The lime, ginger and coconut milk in it elevates this stew with Thai flavors and delicious aromas. Just like lentils, mung beans are nutritionally dense and bursting with plant-protein. Though they aren’t among the most popular beans in the U.S., you can still … Continued

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 25 mins
  • Calories: 303

Latest Dinner Recipes

Yucatan-Style Chicken Quinoa Bowl

This bowl has a little something for everyone. Bowls are great for laid back buffet-style family meals where everyone can assemble their own dinner just how they like it. Don’t be scared off by the long cook and prep times as the slow cooker is doing most of the work and the prep time allows … Continued

  • 6 Servings
  • Prep: 60 mins
  • Cook: 5 hours, 30 mins
  • Calories: 450

Harissa Lamb Meatballs with Spaghetti Squash

This spaghetti and meatballs is, well, nothing like spaghetti and meatballs. Unlike the flavors of the traditional Italian dish that boasts garlic, basil and beef or pork, this recipe contains the North African smoky spice blend Harissa along with mint, lemon zest and lamb. These meatballs have an extra plant boost with fresh mushrooms blended … Continued

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 30-40 mins
  • Calories: 378

Crock-pot Chicken Salsa Verde

Although I am not about to tell you the whole birth story, my Crock-pot Chicken Salsa takes me right back to that pregnancy.

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 6 hours 30 mins
  • Calories: 237
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