Are your healthy school lunch ideas really that nutritious? Test your healthy lunch IQ and see if you know which foods are the best choices for your child's midday meal (and yours). Pretzels or nuts, granola bars or cookies -- are you making the right picks for your family? Find out which foods deserve a coveted spot in your crew's lunch box rotation.
You have our permission not to use cookie cutters, bento boxes, or edible markers. Just mix and match the healthy ingredients to create more than a dozen trade-proof lunches. Round them out with fruit and a drink.
Let's face it: Your kid probably has two or three school-day favorites that you pack over and over again (snore!). To shake things up, we've supplied you with 25 healthy and easy twists on popular noontime fare plus sides and snacks that you might have never considered. Follow our plan for an easy A.