Healthy Ideas For Kids Lunch Boxes

Healthy Food For Lunch Boxes

When packing your kids’ lunch boxes, think fuel!  The food you put in your child’s lunch box or brown bag lunch should sustain her/him for the day.  Your lunch box food can give your child the ability to be a better student.  A well-thought-out healthy lunch is the best investment you can make in your child’s education.

Quick and Easy Lunch Box Check List

Use this quick and easy checklist to ensure you are packing a lunch that is nutritionally sound.  Pack kid-sized portions and choose one from each group to give your child all the building blocks of life.

  • Vegetables: baby carrots, celery, cauliflower, green leaf lettuces, cherry tomatoes
  • Fruit: fresh, dry or natural juice
  • Protein: Lean meat, legumes, hard boiled egg, nuts
  • Whole Grain: whole wheat bread, whole wheat pita, Triscuits, whole grain tortilla (NOTE: Gluten free? Must be whole grain: brown rice, whole kamut, etc.)
  • Dairy: milk, yogurt, cheese, cottage cheese

Healthy Kids Lunch Box

Your kids deserve a healthy lunch. Kids will eat a healthy meal when it’s packed in their lunch box in a creative and fun manner.  Try to think outside the box.  Kids love salsa, so offer a prepared salsa with red beans stirred in and whole grain corn tortilla chips. Try some apple chips instead of a fresh apple or to replace the raisins.

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    This entry was posted on Sunday, October 10th, 2010 at 9:58 am and is filed under Children's Health. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

    One Response to “Healthy Ideas For Kids Lunch Boxes”

    1. Beatriz, Invel USA Says:

      I wish more people would take the time to create healthy meals for the kids lunch. Even school lunches could be improved so easily. At Invel, we are dedicated to healthy active children.

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