Get the kids involved in easy and fun "back to school healthy lunch food" ideas
Posted on Sep 11, 2009 by Maggie LaBarbera
As part of the "Go Back to School Early" series, chef and mom Domenica Catelli, author of the cookbook "Momalicious," shared on "The Early Show" a few fun and innovative ways to make brown bag lunches tastier.
I thought this one was very interesting and so wanted to share this lunch idea with you!
Freeze your sandwiches. According to Domencia, you can save time during the week by making sandwiches on Sunday for the next week and freezing them.
You can do this with the following sandwiches:
- turkey and cheese
- roast beef
- PB & J
- AB & J (almond butter and jelly)
You can't freeze lettuce or tomato, so bring these on the side. Keep the sandwiches in a sealable plastic bag or wax paper bag. They will be thawed out by lunch and not in the least bit soggy. Get the kids to help and make an assembly line Sunday night, one can spread mayo, someone else stacks the turkey & cheese, someone to cut and bag. Read her other list of fun lunch tips
Other Back to School healthy lunch ideas from Nourish Interactive:
Printable fun "healthy message" lunch cards
Healthy Kids- Lunch Food Tips Article