My girls recently went to a very active, outdoor all-day camp in some crazy southern heat. So I wanted to be sure I kept them fueled with plenty of wholesome food. Here’s a little recap of what I packed for them each dayKeep Reading
How about starting fresh in the new year with wholesome packed lunches for your little ones? My #1 trick for packing real food school lunches – even on those nights when I am feeling tired and uninspired – is making lunch items in advance and freezing them.Keep Reading
Here is another school lunch roundup post for you so you can get ideas all in one place!Keep Reading
I’m sad to report that what you’ve heard is true …the divided Ziploc lunch containers have been discontinued! :( I did some testing this week that felt pretty darn risky. But the results ended up being better than I expected, so let’s get down to it!Keep Reading
Today we are talking about a fabulous (colorful) fruit option that holds up really well in the lunch box, and that’s berries!Keep Reading
School is back in session and I’d love to encourage parents (and kids!) to “Think Outside The Sandwich” when it comes to packing school lunches.Keep Reading
It’s pretty obvious that lunch meat is not a regular occurrence around here, BUT I do like to pack it for my kids on occasion – just to switch things up! And it seems every time I do, readers ask me what kind of lunchmeat I bought. So today’s post has all the details!Keep Reading
I’m excited to partner with our sponsor MightyNest on today’s post, which includes a campaign to equip our kids in helping to pack their own healthy lunches. Yes, you read that right! As parents, we often try to do everything for our kids, but one of the greatest gifts we can give them is empowering them to pack their own lunches.Keep Reading
Here is a another summary post of the lunches I’ve been packing for my daughters (and sharing almost daily on Facebook)!
To learn more about the lunches I pack here are some links…
Our favorite school lunch supplies including the commonly pictured plastic Ziploc divided containers (each compartment is leak-proof).
Everything you could ever want to know about those colorful smoothie pop molds used in some lunches.
The reason we don’t track protein.
Our recipe index where you’ll find a lot of the recipes pictured below.
Readers sometimes ask what these lunches look like after they are tossed all around in the backpack…so check out The Life Cycle of a School Lunch where I share before and after pictures.
There are also some previous posts similar to this one: School Lunch Roundup I, School Lunch Roundup II, School Lunch Roundup III, School Lunch Roundup IV, and Nut-Free School Lunches.
Also be sure to check out our School Lunch FAQs with other info including what I do to prevent apples from turning brown!Keep Reading
Please note the sales period has ended and this product is no longer available for purchase. It is no secret that I’ve dedicated a decent amount of time on this site talking about packing “real […]Keep Reading
The results are in from our second Facebook School Lunch Contest, and man you guys have some good eaters on your hands! From toddlers to high schoolers I was SUPER impressed with the selections and variety of foods that were packed. Looking through the pictures was very inspiring so be sure to check out the full list of entries if you haven’t already. It was once again not an easy job to pick only 4 winners (so many great ones that also followed our rules this time!), but those who were selected will each get a LunchBots Duo in the color of your choice. So, congrats!Keep Reading