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Lunch

3 Ways to Make Lunch Prep Easy for Back to School

With back to school just around the corner, I’m definitely thinking about lunch prep. I’m hoping to make lunch prep easier on myself this year, as it’s a big part of my morning with 3 kids to get them out the… Continue Reading →

Easy Lunchbox Idea: Turkey Pesto Roll-Ups

I’m always on the lookout for easy lunchbox ideas, something different from the same-old, same-old… you know who you are, pbj! In comes these yummy turkey pesto roll-ups. These are so quick to put together in the morning to add to… Continue Reading →

Egg Salad Mason Jar Recipe

Egg salad just might be my favorite of the salads. It goes back to my childhood, my mom was always making us open-faced egg salad on toast. These days I’m trying to go low-carb, so I’m eating more salads. In comes Egg… Continue Reading →

Arugula Salad with Bacon Vinaigrette

This salad has been one of my favorites to make this winter. It’s fresh, filling, and has so much great flavor. Add some cheese, nuts, and a bacon vinaigrette and you’re set for lunch! I’ve loved arugula for a long time… Continue Reading →

Cream Cheese & Jam Cracker Snacks

We are only a month into school and already lunch options are too repetitive. I’m always looking for variety, for myself in making lunch and my kids in eating it. So I’ve been adding these yummy snacks to their lunches and… Continue Reading →

Lazy Summer Lunch Ideas

This post could have been called ‘Encouraging Independence in the Kitchen’ or ‘Lunches Young Kids Can Make’, but let’s be honest – I am simply feeling lazy about fixing lunches now that summer vacation has hit our house! Here are… Continue Reading →

Little Love Notes for Lunch

I’ve been realizing lately how fast my kids are growing up. Our life is busy and it’s all flying by too fast, but I’m trying to make every moment count. I know how important it is to make sure my… Continue Reading →

5 Healthy Ways to Eat a Rainbow

March is our favorite rainbow-spotting month! Whether you are planning a special St. Patrick’s Day meal or celebrating the coming of spring, a colorful rainbow-inspired meal is a fun way to cook alongside your kids. I can never bring myself… Continue Reading →

Waffle Iron Grilled Cheese

My Pinterest feed has been filled with all kinds of foods you can make in a waffle iron – from hash browns to cookies to French toast. We decided to try some creative waffle iron cooking with one of my… Continue Reading →

4 Easy (and Green) Back to School Tips

Looking for ways to make your Back to School transition a little more Mother Earth friendly? Here are 4 ideas you can make happen at your home: Gettin’ on the Lunchbox-Love Bandwagon. Let’s leave the brown paper sacks to the… Continue Reading →

Holiday ABC Series: G is for Gingerbread

We have no trouble getting our share of sweets during the month of December. It’s the healthy foods we have to be sure to make room for! Here’s a fun hands-on lunch or dinner activity to make with your kiddos… Continue Reading →

What’s on the Menu for School Lunch?

School has begun, my kids just started this week. So far, it’s all going smoothly. When the kids get home from school we talk about their day. Sometimes it’s like pulling teeth trying to get them to remember what they… Continue Reading →

School Lunches, Ideas and a Free Printable

It’s only day 5 of school and I’m already running out of ideas for my kids lunches. I know, seems silly, but I want to try to give them something other than PB&J everyday. So I’ve been doing a little… Continue Reading →

DIY Reusable Lunch Set for School

I’m happy to have Amy from Progressive Pioneer here as my guest today. Her blog is all about getting back to the basics of life. She’s sharing a great way to pack your kids lunch by using reusable items. It’s… Continue Reading →

Hot Dogs for Lunch

My kids love to eat hot dogs for lunch. So I’ve been trying to serve them a little different to spice things up a bit. Ollie the Octopus: I found this fun hot dog idea from Easy Recipes for Kids…. Continue Reading →

Picnic on the Green

We love to get out a blanket, make a yummy lunch, and eat out on the grass. Well, we are having a hard time finding the green grass in our backyard these days, so we settled for the green carpet… Continue Reading →

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