This episode of the Healthy Family Project podcast is all about how to meal plan including tips on how to get started with meal planning, ideas for repurposing leftovers and dinner staples, and getting input from your kids and family.

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Christine Pittman is the author of The Cookful and Cook the Story, where she values the power of knowing how to meal plan and gives a glimpse into her real life of quick and easy, healthy, homemade cooking.

She is well-known for her Crispy Oven-Baked Chicken Wing recipe and her knowledge on Best Ways to Cook Pork. Recently she started her own podcast world by releasing TMI with Christine which covers a lot about also focuses on how to meal plan. 

When she’s not busy creating recipes, Christine is a cookbook author. Be sure to check out her latest cookbook, The All New Chicken Cookbook: 200+ Chicken Recipes for the Air Fryer, Electric Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker, and More! 


Healthy Bites Featuring the National Watermelon Promotion Board

Today, Charli and I are sipping on super refreshing and hydrating Watermelon Cucumber Smoothies. Made up of 92% water and available year-round, watermelon is perfect for staying hydrated.

Want to skip straight to a hot topic? See time stamps below. But of course, we recommend listening all the way through!

  • 2:34 Meet Christine
  • 4:59 What is a meal plan?
  • 6:10 How to make time for meal planning 
  • 8:30 Getting your kids input 
  • 13:10 How many meals to plan?
  • 16:30 Healthy Bite Featuring National Watermelon Promotion Board
  • 17:45 What is your process for meal planning?

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