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Back-to-School Lunch Box Hacks

Mom.me logo Mom.me 10/8/2017 Cheryl D Lee

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Salad on a Stick: We all know everything tastes better on a stick! Load up your child's favorite meats and veggies on a stick for a fun lunch.

Get the recipe: Barefeet in the Kitchen

Inspired by Lunchables: Yes, pre-packaged meals are easy, but making your own is much healthier and cheaper!

Get the recipe: Eating Rules

Organize School Lunches: Prep school lunches for the whole week and simply just grab-and-go in the morning!

Get the how-to: Delightful Order

Pizza Quesadillas: Make extra pizza quesadillas for dinner and wrap-up the leftovers for an easy school lunch.

Get the recipe: Amuse Your Bouche

Frozen Oranges for the Lunchbox: Freeze quartered oranges to pack in the kid's lunch boxes like Planning With Kids. It acts as a cooler, then thaws enough to eat with lunch.

Make Fruit Infused Water: Place pieces of fruit into a bottle of water to encourage your little one to drink. It's fruity like juice without all the added sugar.

Get the recipe: Little Inspiration

Ham and Macaroni and Cheese Muffins: What kid doesn't like Macaroni and Cheese? Make a batch of these and freeze them for future school lunches.

Get the recipe: I Should be Mopping the Floor

Banana Dogs: A clever way to get fruit and protein into your kids? This Banana Dog! Not only fun, but tasty and nutritious! Substitute almond butter if your school doesn't allow peanuts or if your child is allergic.

Get the recipe: Sunshine and Hurricanes

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