We make school lunch 9 months out of the year at our house x 3 kids. My oldest is now in 6th grade, so to say the least I've figured out a few tips. I can't wait to share them with you! My biggest tip has got to be: TEACH YOU CHILDREN TO PACK THEIR LUNCH I know this is on of those things where we say to ourselves "it's just so much easier and faster to do it myself." That may be true, but how many more years do you want to keep doing this? How will your children learn to do it the . . .
I don't know about you but my kids love go-gurt. You know - the yogurt that comes in a tube that can be eaten without a spoon? They are perfect for school lunches, but I have an even better option for you! Make your own! Skip the artificial colors and flavors and whip up some homemade go-gurt in minutes. Zipsicle Pouches I saw these pouches on Amazon last year and knew they would be so much fun. They are great for these homemade yogurts, but they are also great for homemade otter . . .
Now that most everyone has started school - it's time to talk school lunch! I grew up eating hot school lunch and I loved it! But school lunch just isn't what it used to be. I feel I can send a more nutritious, and more cost effective lunch with my little boy. When it comes to lunches - there are some must have supplies to get the job done! Today I've compiled a list of items that will make your lunch packing quick and easy. The image below is clickable - so if you're interested in one of . . .
While you are packing your kids fun, healthy and creative lunches -- may I suggest that you pack on for yourself as well? It may sound crazy - but it is giving yourself a little gift. The gift of self care through a healthy and filling lunch. Packing a lunch for mom will not only help you with portion control, but it will also keep you out of the drive thru while you're out running errands. And I promise you'll be so much more satisfied with a lunch like this than you would with a greasy . . .