With the start of the new school year, set yourself and your child up for more success by planning healthy meals and snacks.
Here are some tips for preparing for healthy lunches:
- Use a cycle menu (yes it can be done) or rotate between 3 – 5 easy meals. Keep these staples on hand so you don’t have a reason to skip packing a lunch and resorting to handing out lunch money instead.
- Shop in bulk for staples like juice boxes, plastic ware and other non-perishable.
- Prep vegetables right after grocery shopping and then pre-package items like cut up veggies in bags or containers.
Plan ahead for snacks by trying the following: [Read more…]