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School Lunches: A Week’s Worth of Ideas

August 26, 2016
School Lunches

School Lunches: A Week’s Worth of Ideas

Back-to-school season is here in full force. Get ahead of the game and be prepared with these simple and healthy school lunches.

Cram Session: The building blocks of a healthy lunch are:
– One handful of veggies
– One piece of fruit
– A bit of lean protein
– Healthy fats
– Whole grains
– Water (add in a squeeze of lemon, lime, or orange for flavor)

MONDAY

• Small orange, peeled and sectioned
• Wrap: 1/2 whole-wheat tortilla, thin strips
of leftover chicken, red bell pepper strips,
Neufchatel cheese or tahini spread
• Handful of walnuts and raisins

TUESDAY

• Three strawberries, halved
• Handful of baby carrots
• Plain yogurt, premixed with ground
flaxseed and honey
• Four whole-grain crackers

WEDNESDAY

• Apple slices with nut butter dip
(sweetened with a touch of honey)
• Five cherry tomatoes
• Hard-boiled egg

THURSDAY

• Flora Baobite Superfruit Snacks (US/CA)
• Baggie of sugar snap peas and black olives
• Insulated container of leftover chicken noodle soup

FRIDAY

• Handful of red grapes
• Four thick cucumber slices
• Handful of baked corn chips with black bean dip
• Handful of sunflower seeds
• Ten semi-sweet chocolate chips

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