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Back to School Lunches

When you have kids, back to school lunches often turn from meal-prep for one into meal-prep for many. We know parents like to keep things simple, tasty and healthy, so we wanted to share a week’s worth of healthy lunch ideas that you can pack for anyone. Simply adjust the portion sizes based on your needs and your kiddo’s appetite!

Monday

  • High Fiber Tortilla Wrap
    • Lean deli meat like ham, turkey, or chicken
    • Iceberg lettuce
    • Sliced tomato
    • Light Laughing Cow Cheese
    • Honey mustard

Single serving yogurt
Sliced strawberries

Tuesday

Flavored tuna pack Mini rice cakes Cherry tomatoes Baby carrots

Granola bar Skim cheese string

Wednesday

  • ‘PB and J’ Sandwich
    • Almond butter (or use PB2 to save fats)
    • No added sugar jam
  • Greek Yogurt Pudding
    • Non-fat Greek Yogurt
    • 1 tsp cocoa OR chocolate whey for you!
    • Slice strawberries

Thursday

  • Healthy Lunchable
    • Sliced ham
    • Light Laughing Cow Cheese
    • Crackers
    • Special K Pastry Crisps
    • Apple

Friday

  • Fresh Summer Salad
    • Iceberg lettuce
    • Shredded cabbage and carrot blend
    • Cherry tomato
    • Shredded skim mozzarella cheese
    • Hard boiled egg
    • Sliced gala apple

*suggested to be paired with balsamic dressing

Small serving of chocolate

Bonus Tips:

  • Lunchbox snacks are often a perfect single serving size for when you want to work a treat into your day.
  • Using thin slice breads or thin bagels save you carbs and saves room for more veggies!
  • Get your child involved in slicing fruits and chopped vegetables so they can help pack snacks for the week.

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