For most people, October means football, cooler weather and Halloween spirit in the air. However, moms everywhere know that October is the point in the school year when you start to lose your lunchbox-packing stamina. So, how do you give your kids a healthy balanced lunch without giving in to the urge to throw in the convenient, processed junk? You’re in luck, because we have finally engineered a formula for the perfect balanced lunch box. Gone are the days that your kids bring home uneaten food and empty stomachs. Simply follow this formula to assemble a bento box your kids will thank you for.
The back to school burden doesn't just have to be on mom and dad! Introducing Inspired by Kids, our brand new recipe series that was made for kids, by kids. Check in often for fun, easy recipes that are both healthy and delicious!
As a working mother and a dietitian, I understand how important it is to walk that line between feeding your kids healthy food, but still giving them stuff they love and want to eat. There’s nothing more frustrating than putting in the time to make your kids food and having it come home in their lunch boxes at the end of the day!
One of my favorite types of articles to read on the internet has to be “life hacks”. I’m always looking for ways to make my life easier, and one of those not-so-easy tasks always seems to be packing lunches. We’re all trying to get out the door and to school/work on time, and as much as I hate to admit it, throwing together a quick and healthy lunch sometimes gets pushed to the backburner in favor of packaged snacks and last night’s leftovers. This year, I’m determined to get organized and put in the effort to make bagged lunches a win! And since I KNOW you’re in the same boat, check out a few of my favorite tips below. Happy lunchboxing, everyone!