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5 Fresh and Easy School Lunch Ideas

By Ana Connery

If you're anything like me, you're always looking for fresh and easy school lunch ideas. After all, it's not just our kids who get bored of the same rotation, parents get bored of it, too. One of my new year resolutions was to expand my son's lunchbox repertoire because the kids refuses to eat ca... Read More

Easy Chicken Dinners

By Andi Gleeson

These two easy chicken dinners are an almost effortless dinner solution for busy nights! Is your head spinning from all the holiday shopping, wrapping, traveling, and partying that you need to do this time of year? Allow me to make your life a little easier with these Spicy Chicken Sliders! These... Read More

11 Easy Brown Bag Lunches

By Shannon Breuner Nelson

I am entirely uncreative when it comes to brown bag lunches. My family can vouch for this. I'm going to pack you lunch in a brown bag. Let me lay it out for you. You're getting peanut butter and jelly. Unless I'm feeling particularly lazy and don't want to get a spoon out. Then you're getting pea... Read More

9 Bento Box Ideas

By Shannon Breuner Nelson

Packing kid lunches are a lot of pressure. First of all, you have to have it packed before it's time to run out the door which is challenge number one. It has to be healthy, not boring and something that your kid will actually want to eat it. Add in that other kids will see it, other moms will poten... Read More

Fresh Basil – 8 Uses for Basil

By Amy Allen Johnson

As we drift into the last days of summer, my garden is working overtime.  My tiny, fresh basil plants that nearly drowned in the thunderstorms before I could plant my herb garden are now as vibrant and bushy as the tomato plants.  With so much fresh basil on hand, I am finding many great uses for ... Read More

5 Lunch Box Ideas – A Week of Menus for School Lunch

By Amy Allen Johnson

Getting ready for school to start?  Back to school means back to packing a lunch box or two. I always start the year with a bang! Lunch box notes, fancy cut fruits and veggies, creative sandwiches.  We've got lunch box ideas aplenty.   This year, I want my kids to be more involved in the prep w... Read More

Chicken Tarragon Salad with Homemade Mayonnaise

By Amy Allen Johnson

Guess what? Chicken salad is not my favorite. Stinky old mayonnaise, dry chicken and soggy lettuce, right?  But let me tell you, THIS Chicken Tarragon Salad recipe is something I can eat meal after meal. What's the difference?  Homemade Mayonnaise with Tarragon Once you try  making your own home... Read More

The Best School Lunch Ideas

By Carina

It's the time of year again when you're constantly trying to keep school lunches fresh and, more importantly, get your kids to finish their mid-day fuel. Check our out best school lunch ideas, from containers, the bento box trend, and free lunch box note printables. Happy lunch making! Ador... Read More

Shaped Hard Boiled Eggs for Kid Lunches

By Carina

I admit, when I first saw these shaped hard boiled eggs from Another Lunch I kind of flipped out. I mean, how COOL are these? I can just imagine my kids will be far more likely to eat those protein-packed eggs if they're cool shapes. Full post and tutorial (easy!) from Another Lunch Other p... Read More

Kid Bento Box Basics

By Carina

Are you ready to try the kid bento box trend for your school lunches? I ran across this post from Alphamom that details the amount of work it usually takes to get those bento boxes looking both adorable AND edible. Full post at Alphamom What do you think, can you handle a bento?   O... Read More