Back-to-School Lunches Are Super-Easy to Make When You Buy in Bulk

Aug 3, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. ET

It's back-to-school season, and you know what that means: slaving away in the kitchen every single morning to create perfect lunches your kids will actually eat. Right? Wrong.

This year, think smart and buy prepackaged drinks and lunchbox add-ins that your kids will love — and you can grab in a hurry. Even smarter? Buy all the things you need for making lunch in bulk so you don't run out within the first week of school. Fewer trips to the store means more time to tackle your to-do list, and that's always a win. Here are some of our favorites: