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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

Fig Cinnamon Toast

Fresh figs, found in-season in mid- to late-summer, make this easy breakfast extra special, but you can prepare this recipe year-round with dried figs. The creaminess of the mascarpone pairs nicely with the balanced sweetness of figs.

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 4 mins
  • Cook: 4 mins
  • Calories: 186

Green Pineapple Smoothie

This simple, four ingredient (plus ice!) smoothie is a delicious and easy-to-remember recipe for an anytime of day pick-me-up. I love smoothies that pack in veggies, but still taste fruity and sweet. Fresh ginger gives this emerald drink a spicy kick that you’ve been missing in your other go-to smoothies.

  • 2 Servings
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Calories: 144

Blueberry Birthday Pancakes

I’ll get straight to the point, this is a breakfast for lemon lovers. These blueberry lemon ricotta pancakes are thick and fluffy and ooze with fresh blueberries. Serve these for a special birthday brunch for someone you love.

  • 6 Servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Calories: 253

Latest Lunch Recipes

Green Goddess Pasta Salad

This pasta salad features Green Goddess dressing, a creamy herb salad dressing. You can find pre-made Green Goddess dressing at the market such as the one by Primal Kitchen, which uses avocado oil. If you prefer homemade dressing from scratch, I like this Easy Green Goddess Dressing from Cookie + Kate that uses plain Greek … Continued

  • 10 Servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Calories: 234

Fresh Tuna and Cucumber Spring Rolls

Take your favorite poke bowl ingredients and roll them up in a little package to get these Fresh Tuna and Cucumber Spring Rolls. No forks or chop sticks are needed to enjoy this warm weather meal that the whole family will crave. Serve them up with your favorite miso ginger dressing or peanut dipping sauce.

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Calories: 376

Chickpea Fattoush Salad

A fattoush salad traditionally is made with crispy toasted bread or pita, lettuce, herbs and other vegetables finished with a tangy, zesty dressing. While this recipe has many common fattoush salad flavors and ingredients like sumac, you will notice this rendition has chickpeas instead of bread. You can’t go wrong by adding bread or even … Continued

  • 3 Servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Calories: 316

Latest Dinner Recipes

Fresh Corn Soup with Poblano Cilantro Oil

Summertime is when corn is at the peak of freshness so naturally corn soup is on our summer menu. The technique of puréeing and straining the soup makes it velvety smooth, therefore it’s definitely a soup, not a chowder. A finishing drizzle of homemade poblano cilantro oil and a squeeze of lime takes these simple, … Continued

  • 6 Servings
  • Prep: 35 mins
  • Cook: 45 mins
  • Calories: 265

Vegetarian Cobb Salad

Unlike traditional Cobb salads that contain bacon and chicken, this version is completely meat-free and just as flavorful and satisfying. You’ll love the fresh corn cut right off the cob, the creamy and pungent blue cheese and the zesty French-style vinaigrette. This salad is a meal in itself or pair it with a piece of … Continued

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 12 mins
  • Calories: 329

Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas

These are not your typical restaurant chicken fajitas cooked with too much oil. This version is seasoned with a flavorful bend of spices and baked in the oven for a light and easy one pan meal. Serve them up with your favorite flour tortillas and salsa.

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 25 mins
  • Calories: 465
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