20 super-healthy lunch box recipes that are so tasty you'll probably want to pack a second lunch for yourself!
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Her kids: sons Zoran, 7, Caje, 3, Thatcher, 1-1/2, and Nash, 1
Claim to fame: only female Iron Chef on Iron Chef America; the owner of Kouzzina by Cat Cora restaurant at Walt Disney World BoardWalk Resort
Click "next" to see what Cat Cora packs her kids for lunch!
His kid: daughter Riley, 2
Claim to fame: concept Chef at FLIP Burger Boutique in Atlanta and Birmingham, Alabama; veteran of Top Chef, Top Chef Masters, Iron Chef America, and Food Detectives
Click "next" to see Richard Blais' original lunch recipe!
Claim to fame: assistant White House chef; Mrs. Obama's food initiative coordinator
Menu note: Kass used these recipes to feed local kids at an event on the South Lawn of the White House to kick off First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move! Campaign.
Click "next" to see what Kass served for lunch on the White House lawn!
His kids: twin boys Oliver and Rory, 7
Claim to fame: executive chef and co-owner of The Kitchen, an eco-friendly restaurant in Boulder
Click "next" to see what Hugo Matheson packs his boys for lunch!
Her kids: sons Jacob, 11, and Ethan, 10
Claim to fame: creator of Elana's Pantry, devoted to gluten-free resources including family-friendly recipes, ingredient-selection ideas, and preparation tips; author of The Gluten-Free Almond Flour Cookbook
Click "next" the see what Elana Amsterdam serves her sons for lunch!
Shannon Seip & Kelly Parthen
Shannon Seip's kids: sons Issac, 6-1/2, and Bini, 4-1/2
Kelly Parthen's kids: son Kale, 5, and daughter Makena, 3
Claim to fame: co-owners of Bean Sprouts, a healthy cafe for kids and parents; authors of Bean Appetit: Hip & Healthy Ways to Have Fun with Food, a family cookbook
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Shannon Seip & Kelly Parthen's Fla-Mango Soup
Menu note: Mango is an excellent source of vitamin C.
Excerpted from Bean Appetit: Hip & Healthy Ways to Have Fun with Food by Shannon Payette Seip and Kelly Parthen, © 2009 reprinted with permission from Andrews McMeel Publishing.
Her kids: ages 13 and 11
Claim to fame: author and cofounder of The Six O'clock Scramble an online weekly menu planner and cookbook; author of the cookbook, SOS! The Six O'clock Scramble to the Rescue: Earth Friendly, Kid-Pleasing Meals for Busy Families
Click "next" to see Aviva Goldfarb's lunch idea!
Julie Van Rosendaal
Her kid: son Willem, 4
Claim to fame: author of best-selling cookbooks One Smart Cookie, Starting Out, and Grazing; food and nutrition columnist on The Calgary Eyeopener on CBC Radio One; cohost of It's Just Food on the Viva television network; a contributor to the new online food show Good Bite; and blogger for her blog Dinner with Julie
Click "next" to see what Julie makes her son for lunch!
Her kid: daughter Siena, 4
Claim to fame: owner and head chef at Oleana and Sofra; opened restaurants Moncef Medeb's Aigo Bistro, 8 Holyoke, and Casablanca in Massachusetts; author of SPICE: Flavors of the Eastern Mediterranean; named Best Chef: Northeast honor in 2005 from the James Beard foundation
Click "next" to see Ana Sortun's lunch ideas!
His kids: daughter Eve, 11, and Son Eamonn, 9
Claim to Fame: co-owner of Restaurant Eve, Eamonn's A Dublin Chipper (named after his children), and PX; award-winning chef
Click "next" to see what Cathal Armstrong packs his kids for lunch!