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Hi, I am LeeAnn.

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

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

Bell Pepper Eggs with Black Beans

Bell pepper eggs are a fun and flavorful take on fried eggs. I find that cooking eggs inside bell pepper rings is easier than cooking them alone because the egg white stays together in the bell pepper ring making it easier to transfer from pan to plate without breaking the yolk. Enjoy on a bed … Continued

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Calories: 335

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

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

Creamy Lemon Pasta with Leeks and Spring Peas

When cooked, fresh spring peas or English peas are firm, but slightly tender, sweet and a beautiful bright green. They are really nothing like the canned green peas of your childhood. Actually, my father was so turned off from peas as a child that we never ate them when I was growing up. When I … Continued

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Calories: 509

Blackened Salmon Lettuce Cups

This is a quick and delicious salmon recipe with bold flavors and just the right amount of heat. Who doesn’t love a 15 minute meal that allows you to eat with your hands? That’s right, these Blacked Salmon Lettuce Cups are best enjoyed without a fork and knife.

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 8 mins
  • Calories: 366
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