With schools starting and everyone in "back-to-school" mode, I wanted to share some tips on creative lunches so you don't get bored eating the same thing every day. Whether you are packing lunch for you or your child, these suggestions can be modified to fit either lunch box.
If you are making school lunches, get your children involved. Take your kids to the grocery store with you or have them give you suggestions on what they would like that is nutritionally sound. By getting them to 'buy-in' they are more likely to eat what you sent versus trading it for something less than healthy.
Note: If you are sending foods that are perishable, please be sure to add an ice pack to the insulated bag to ensure it stays fresh.
You can make a sandwich more fun to eat by cutting it into shapes with cookie cutters. Cut bread with cookie cutters and fill with your favorite sandwich makings. If you are using deli meats or cheeses on the sandwich, cut them with the cookie cutter to fit.Read More »from Brown-Bag Lunches for Your Child -- and You