Bringing Cool Lunch Back
Getting into the back-to-school mentality can be a little tricky, especially when it comes to lunch duty. Juggling multiple picky eaters plus your own desire to keep your family eating healthy can be a hefty task. But have no fear: We've put together some lunch ideas that will solve all your problems in one! These recipes are quick, easy and subtle enough for any picky palate while still being healthy enough for your own lunch! Your kids may never ask for lunch money again.
Have your kids made a habit out of PB&J? Try a healthy, fun alternative side dish in the form of these Crunch Apple & Almond Butter Rounds. Plus, if your school is peanut-free, you won't have to worry!
Or, swap the white bread for whole-grain tortillas in these PB & J Wraps. They're so fun to eat, no one will even notice how healthy they are.
Does your child stick to the beige food diet? (A personal favorite when I was growing up) Try this Enlightened Pasta Salad, with multigrain penne pasta and colorful veggies distributed throughout. Plus, there's Greek yogurt in the dressing, so you can feel good about eating it, too.
If you have a hard time trying to get your little ones to eat their fruits and veggies, sneak 'em into this Turkey and Apple Wrap! They'll never know the sweetness comes from apples and the peppery bite comes from fresh arugula.