While kids usually eat breakfast and dinner at home, they are typically away from parents for lunchtime at school -- and free to make unhealthy food choices. Though you can't control everything that goes in your child's mouth when he is out of your sight, you can lay the groundwork at home for him to make better lunchtime decisions.Read Full Story
Lunchtime inspiration can be difficult to come by day in and day out. It’s not easy to come up with a meal that travels well, is well-balanced and is accepted by some of the toughest food critics around -- your kids. If you’ve hit a creative wall and are looking for a few ideas to make lunch fun again, try some of these tips when you’re planning your family’s midday meals.Read Full Story
Packing lunch for your kids calls for a lot of creativity. You want it to be nutritious, but you also want them to eat it. Packaged treats and jelly sandwiches may make the kids happy, but they don’t provide the nutrition kids need. Then again, if you pack a lunch of salad greens and plain vegetables, it’ll probably come back to you completely untouched. It’s not easy, but you can find the best of both worlds. Follow these tips to pack a healthy lunch that your kids will love.Read Full Story
Buh-bye, chocolate milk. So long, strawberry milk. Beginning this month in the Los Angeles Unified School District, these flavored milks will no longer be offered at lunchtime. Kids will now choose from low fat and skim plain milk and non-dairy options.Read Full Story
Lunchtime is the perfect time for kids to reboot and refuel for the rest of the school day, but if the lunch provided goes uneaten, it’s not doing them much good. While every child’s food preferences are a little different, hear how these real moms served lunchtime dishes that had their kids running home, begging for more.Read Full Story
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