'How can I get my child to eat all of the food I offer?' This is something I get asked a lot from Mums. The obvious element is that you are not in school with your child to encourage them to eat their meal. It may be a concern that they might come home with the food in their lunch box untouched. It is important to remember that helping a picky eater overcome their uncertainty about unfamiliar food is a process.
I want to share some of my favourite hacks that I use when packing a lunch box. These little tricks make packing the school lunch much easier! From keeping food fresh to preventing bruising, I hope you will find a clever tip that you can use in your own school routine.
I love creating healthy snack recipes that means I can avoid the shop-bought variety, but which ones are best for the school lunch box? I understand that many mums struggle to come up with healthy snack ideas for their kids every day. They can often find this aspect to be the most difficult component to plan. While I am a big believer in packing leftovers as a lunch, this is a little harder to do with snacks.
The search for new, healthy lunchbox ideas seems never-ending. You want foods that are quick and easy, yet you also want to ensure your child is getting the correct balance of nutrients. Here, I want to help you by giving you some of my all-time favourite lunchbox ideas within each food group. It is important to understand the health benefits of each group, and then have some foolproof, tasty recipes in each category to rely on. Once you have this knowledge, and you are doing some simple meal prep, then you can enjoy the mornings without the daily stress. Let this guide provide you with some inspiration!
We all want to make sure we are packing a healthy lunchbox for school every day. However, it can be a struggle to continuously think of healthy lunch ideas for your kids, especially during the crazy morning rush out the door. It can also be daunting to think that your child is away from you at school, and you can no longer encourage them to eat their lunch. How can you ensure that you are sending them off with a healthy school lunch that they are guaranteed to eat? Here I give you my best advice and some helpful ideas for packing an tasty and nutritious packed school lunch every morning. I promise you that creating balanced meal can be easy, and even fun, once you follow these top tips!