I don't see that there is any need to eat different foods to that of your family, UNLESS your family is eating a lot of processed food overloaded with unhealthy fats, sugars, and sodium.
IF your family are eating unwisely, too, then perhaps it is time to gradually alter EVERYONE's diet so that you are all eating the same healthy, home-made meals, AND in good portion control. Remember a serving of most things is a hand or fist - an adult's serving size is THEIR hand/fist and a child's serving size is based on that child's hand/fist.
Include good lean protein and non-processed carbs and healthy fats at each meal, and include small, healthy and filling snacks.
it all boils down to planning, especially when you are busy. Use some free time to plan your meals, or at least the base of your meals; bulk cook them and freeze in single serve containers. Make casseroles and soups like this, extending them with pulses and veges - even a healthy pizza can work this way.
I don't find a smoothie filling - they are fine for a snack, but they seem to be digested a lot more quickly. I guess it is because part of the digestion process has been removed, as in no chewing and the body doesn't break down those pieces. When time is short for breakfast, I find a cut up banana, a small pot of yoghurt and heaped dessertspoon of Almond Meal to be quite filling and very balanced.
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