Summer has flown by once again, and back-to-school time has arrived! Which is probably bit of relief for you if you have school-aged children. Except that you can now add "make school lunches" back on your daily to-do list!
Check out my Facebook Live video, where I share 3 Tips for Lazy School Lunches....beyond the sandwich.
Here's a brief summary:
The easiest main course is leftovers. Some are fine cold and packed the night before (like pizza or pasta salad). Others might need to be warmed in the thermos and added to the rest of the lunch in the morning like a stew, casserole or spaghetti.
If your kid gets sick of sandwiches (and you get sick of making them!) another good option is the bento-style such as whole grain crackers, sliced cheese and a boiled egg. Try to include one protein source (in-store made deli meat, chicken breast strips, chickpeas, bean dip, cheese, egg, turkey bites etc...)
Pre-prepped frozen snacks and meals. I always have a container of frozen home-made ...