Summer is coming to a screaming halt for families all over the country. Did you notice the advertisements for school supplies everywhere?
My children are exhausting. They are always demanding that the food in their lunchbox keeps changing. Would I love to pack carrot sticks every day? Yes! But, will they eat them every day? No!
So, I tax my brain about what types of healthy foods to include - and most importantly - I involve them in my decisions. If they "buy in" to a healthy snack, they are much more likely to actually eat it.
I am hoping that as my children get bigger - they will pack their own lunches. This would make my life SO much easier and be good training for when they no longer live here.
The list below is meant to augment the obvious stuff for lunch boxes (apples, grapes, bananas, veggie sticks, whole grain crackers, etc.).
Hopefully, this list will inspire you to keep adding variety so your kids don’t start demanding the hamburgers and fries from the school cafeteria.
Below is my favorite lunch box (because it has compartments to put yummy food in) and my friend, Kelly, came up with them.
What do you put in your kid's lunch box?
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