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5 Healthy School Lunches
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5 Healthy School Lunches

You’d think, with everything we all know about healthy eating nowadays, that schools would be cooking up some pretty tasty, good-for-you meals. Unfortunately, most schools missed the memo on healthy choices and your kid winds up eating greasy pizza and fruit cocktail for lunch. Yuck!

Luckily, there are quite a few ways to make a healthy, tasty lunches for your kids without spending half of your day in the kitchen.

Here are some simple recipes to keep your kids happy throughout the school year.

1. Turkey Avocado Spinach Sandwich and Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

This simple sandwich uses sprouted grain bread to give your child tons of flavor with little gut-hurting gluten to get in the way. Plus, the healthy fat from the avocado and filling protein from the turkey will give your little one the energy they need to stay focused all day.

Just because you want your kids to be healthy, doesn’t mean they can’t have treats. These Chocolate Zucchini muffins are full of fiber and nutrient-rich vegetables. They taste so good, your kid never has to know about the veggies 😉.

2. Chicken Salad and Zucchini Chips

This chicken salad is healthy, delicious, and versatile. Pair it with lettuce and carrots for a filling salad or make it into a sandwich with your favorite gluten-free bread. Then, the crispy zucchini chips give your child a salty snack that’s so much better than greasy potato chips.

3. Almond Butter and Banana Wrap

So much better than an old fashioned PB&J. Filled with protein and naturally sweet, this wrap might become a new family favorite.

4. Lettuce Wrapped Chicken Fajitas and an Apple Sandwich

Don’t be afraid to use leftovers for school lunches. Make a batch of chicken fajitas for dinner and let your little one enjoy them again the next day. They taste great cold and the lettuce wrap doesn’t get soggy sitting in the lunch bag.

Then, make ordinary apples a little more fun with our nut butter sandwich. A great mix of fiber and protein, this snack will get your excited about eating their apple a day.

5. Black Bean Salad and Nut Butter Cups

This black bean salad is incredibly easy to make and can work for you and your kids lunches. You may want to omit the cayenne, unless your kids are a little spicy.

Since kids and candy go hand and hand, why not give them a treat full of whole, healthy ingredients? These nut butter cups are just as good as Reese’s, but have none of the processed junk!

After you get through planning healthy meals for your kids, sometimes we forget to do it for ourselves! Instead of worrying about a whole family’s meal plans every day, try LiveSmart. It’s a program designed to give you longterm motivation and results.

Instead of figuring out breakfast, lunch, and dinner, just check out LiveSmart’s done-for-you meal plans and shopping lists – all new every, single month.

Plus, you get exclusive recipes, inspirational member success stories, and how-to videos from Isabel herself.

Doing everything alone can be hard. So we’re with you every step of the way. To make a lifetime of healthy living – easy!

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Comments

Stacy Briceus
I have such a hard time packing healthy lunch for my 10 year old sun. I will definitely try some off these suggestions and hopefully some will stick. Wish me the best:)
Stacy Briceus
I have such a hard time packing healthy lunch for my 10 year old sun. I will definitely try some off these suggestions and hopefully some will stick. Wish me the best:)