Back to School Lunchbox Essentials

Back to School Lunchbox Essentials

As we are busy preparing to send our children back to school it’s also time to prep ourselves with a school lunch plan. Last week I posted my Top 8 Tips for Packing Healthy School Lunches to get you started. Making sure that you are properly equipped to pack well balanced healthy meals requires a few essentials.

Top 8 Tips for Packing Healthy School Lunches

Top 8 Tips for Packing Healthy School Lunches

As our summer slowly comes to a close, the Back to School madness begins. Shopping for school supplies, school clothes, shoes, meet the teacher, open houses, after school activities……. and the list goes on. As if there is not enough to do, we are also faced with the inevitable task of actually having to feed our children while they are at school. Does it ever end??

Homemade Fish Sticks

Homemade Fish Sticks

Fish sticks are a great way to introduce fish to those picky little eaters.  Unfortunately frozen fish sticks from the grocery store are loaded with preservatives and other food additives. The good news is that you can make your own fish sticks in less than 30 minutes...
Homemade Pizza Pockets – Freezer Friendly

Homemade Pizza Pockets – Freezer Friendly

When it comes to a kids favorite food, pizza usually makes the list.  Homemade pizza can be a very healthy and quick dinner option for those busy nights.  It’s a great way to sneak a variety of veggies into a meal and using a whole wheat crust ensures you are...
Homemade Peanut Butter Crackers

Homemade Peanut Butter Crackers

I must admit we have a slight obsession with peanut butter in our house.  I literally have to limit the amount of PB my kids are eating.  It’s not just for PB & J sandwiches anymore, we put it in smoothies, on bananas, in our energy bites and even in our...
Whole Wheat Peanut Butter Cookies

Whole Wheat Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut butter is a staple in our house. With two elementary age children PB&J is of course a favorite lunch, but there are so many more ways to eat peanut butter.  It makes a great dip on bananas, apples, and celery.   I recently added it to my overnight oats and...