How to Make Easy & Healthy School Lunches for Your Kids: Tips & Recipes from Weelicious.com
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Sweet treats are okay in moderation, but I've seen things in kids' lunch boxes that scare me. Pudding snack packs can look enticing on supermarket shelves, but they're also laden with ingredients none of us need to be consuming. The same goes for most store-bought cookies. Try making your own naturally sweet versions of these goodies like Tofu Chocolate Pudding or oatmeal raisin cookies. One of the great things about homemade cookies prepared with wholesome ingredients is that you can freeze the cookies before you bake them, so when you're ready to use them you just take out what you need.
Potato Chips are an inexpensive way to fill up a lunch box, but they also fill up small bellies with empty calories. Instead, try baking delicious homemade sweet potato, carrot, or even kale chips. They're crispy, delicious, and good for you, too.
Food for Thought...
Catherine McCord, mom to Kenya (4) and Chloe (2), posts her own quick, nutritious recipes daily at her acclaimed blog Weelicious.com. The ease of her recipes, which rely on fresh but minimal ingredients, make her blog a go-to destination for busy parents who want to make the most of their time and still feed their family well.