An Open Letter To Teachers From A Dad

An Open Letter To Teachers From A Dad

Hey Teachers, After dropping one of my little bundles of joy off to school today, I heard a report on NPR that talked about how the number of educators has dropped due to teachers being exhausted, overwhelmed, and underappreciated. Tonight also happened to be the open...
Crazy Craisin Biscotti

Crazy Craisin Biscotti

As many of you know, I often look to my plant-based friends for recipes. Their recipes inspire me. I then try to add my own special twist to them, but I always give credit where credit is due. For this one, I added craisins to the mix and it made for a wonderfully...
Homemade Curry Bean Burgers

Homemade Curry Bean Burgers

Usually when I am shopping at my local Whole Foods Market, I like to pick up a few frozen plant-based burger patties. Engine 2 makes my favorite kale and white bean burger. They only take a few minutes to zap in the toaster oven and they are ready to go. Today though,...
Plant-Based Progress, Not Perfection

Plant-Based Progress, Not Perfection

“It’s ok to have a lollipop.” At least that is what I tell my kids from time to time when they ask me if they can have one. Whether it be the dentist’s office, Grandma’s house or a teacher at school, your kids are going to be offered treats. I feel like most of...
What’s In Your Super Healthy Kids’ Lunch?!

What’s In Your Super Healthy Kids’ Lunch?!

Amy Roskelley - Founder, Super Healthy Kids http://traffic.libsyn.com/realirondad/89__Amy_Roskelley_-_Founder_-_Super_Healthy_Kids.mp3 Amy Roskelley is one-half of the amazing team of Moms that created Super Healthy Kids, one of the internet’s most positive,...
WWE’s Hardcore Daughter – Noelle Foley

WWE’s Hardcore Daughter – Noelle Foley

Noelle Foley - Holy Foley! Episode 88 of Lean Green DAD Radio http://traffic.libsyn.com/realirondad/88__Noelle_Foley_-_Holy_Foley.mp3 What You Will Learn In This Episode: Noelle Foley is best known as the daughter of WWE Hall of Fame Professional Wrestler, Mick Foley....
#86: The Blender Girl, Tess Masters

#86: The Blender Girl, Tess Masters

#86: The Blender Girl, Tess Masters http://traffic.libsyn.com/realirondad/86__Blender_Girl_Tess_Masters.mp3 What You Will Learn In This Episode:  With one of the most popular apps in the app store back in 2014, Tess Masters aka “The Blender Girl,” has...
#83: Robby Barbaro the Mindful Diabetic

#83: Robby Barbaro the Mindful Diabetic

Mindful Diabetic Robby! http://traffic.libsyn.com/realirondad/83__Robby_Barbaro_the_Mindful_Diabetic.mp3 What You Will Learn In This Episode: Robby Barbaro is the Mindful Diabetic! He is helping those living with diabetes on a daily basis. As a type 1 diabetic...
Vegan Berry Salute Fruit Parfaits

Vegan Berry Salute Fruit Parfaits

When warm weather hits, we tend to head outdoors to play in the water with our friends and often times end up outdoors…eating. Food and fun definitely go together in the warm summer months. Especially desserts! During the Fourth of July holiday, I like to make as many...
I’m A Dad That Likes To Vacuum!

I’m A Dad That Likes To Vacuum!

I have a confession to make. I love to clean. Yes, I am a dad and I have lots of kids, which almost guarantees that keeping the house clean is a monumental task, but still…I love it. One of my high school friends to this day still calls me Danny Tanner (Full House...
#79: Plant-Powered Families With Dreena Burton

#79: Plant-Powered Families With Dreena Burton

Dreena Burton's Plant-Powered Family! http://traffic.libsyn.com/realirondad/79__Plant-Powered_Families_With_Dreena_Burton_1.mp3 What You Will Learn In This Episode:  Dreena Burton is a five-time best-selling author and mom of three! Her latest book, Plant-Powered...
What Do Vegan Vampires Drink?

What Do Vegan Vampires Drink?

Incorporating a vegan or mostly plant-based diet can be difficult for anyone, especially vampires. The task of getting over the social and emotional attachments that many have to food can be daunting when starting a vegan diet and no one understands that more than...
Our Top Picks: Meatless Grilling Options

Our Top Picks: Meatless Grilling Options

Summer is here! This is a time where we get together and share a drink and food with those closest to us for some annual fun in the sun. There is no doubt that as the warmer summer months begin to creep in, we tend to uncover our grills and head outdoors to cook our...
#78: How To Teach Your Kids About Money

#78: How To Teach Your Kids About Money

How To Teach Your Kids About Money http://traffic.libsyn.com/realirondad/78__Saving_Money_For_Kids_And_Families.mp3 What You Will Learn In This Podcast: Jennifer Mendez is the branch manager at Insight Credit Union. While most parents know that they need to teach...
#77: Our Adoption Story (Rebroadcast)

#77: Our Adoption Story (Rebroadcast)

A Proud Father Shares His Positive Adoption Experience http://traffic.libsyn.com/realirondad/77__Our_Adoption_Story_Rebroadcast.mp3 What You Will Learn In This Episode:  Cory and his family’s adoption experience has been a life-changing journey of self-discovery and...
#76: Guilt Free TV’s Jeff Morgan

#76: Guilt Free TV’s Jeff Morgan

Vegan-Powered Dad - Jeff Morgan http://traffic.libsyn.com/realirondad/76__Guilt_Free_TVs_Jeff_Morgan.mp3 What You Will Learn This Episode: Jeff Morgan is the host of Guilt Free TV on YouTube. His widely popular channel is seen all across the world and includes...
2-Minute Strawberry Smoothie

2-Minute Strawberry Smoothie

Smoothies are no doubt the easiest, most kid-friendly way for you and your children to get their fruits and veggies. With so many recipes out there, it can be overwhelming, so I wanted to share my go-to morning smoothie with you. This smoothie is my daughter’s...
Noble Tangerine Fizzies

Noble Tangerine Fizzies

We often make our own smoothies at our house. We are always looking for new tastes to excite our taste buds and this “Noble Tangerine Fizzie” recipe was invented by our little Noble Fan! The recipe is extremely simple and really provides a lot of wonderful...