By Mandy Major
The kids are scrambling to get ready for school, your keys have disappeared and then it hits you: lunch. You forgot to make it last night, and now you're elbow-deep in the fridge, hastily tossing together a meat-and-cheese sandwich with some chips and a juice box. It's a familiar story, and one that's all too easy to repeat day after jam-packed day. Unfortunately, this grind isn't just hard on you: It's also tough on your children, who are suffering from-and likely complaining about-lackluster meals that don't offer much flavor or nutrition. It's time to press the pause button and reset your lunch-making ways. With just a little planning and this list of revamped menus for inspiration, you'll be surprised at how simple brownbagging it can actually be.
Old Standby: Bologna Sandwich
New Favorite: Turkey Sandwich
Bologna is by-product heaven, providing more salt and cholesterol than anything of value. Try turkey instead, opting for roasted versus smoked. RoastedRead More »from 10 Healthy School Lunch Swaps