Healthier Choices For School Lunches For Kids

I partnered with Health Canada to bring you these great tips. All opinions are 100% my own.

Many Canadians have a hard time balancing the morning rush. You know what I am talking about. You get up, kids get dressed, eat breakfast, you put the coffee on for yourself and find yourself scrambling to grab what you hope is a healthy lunch for your kiddos.

I know for us, finding the right balance of enough fruits and veggies, protein and dairy for my kids is a daunting task. I have one picky eater, but it’s still important that Monkey has all the nutrients he needs for a healthy school lunch in order to make it through the day (brainpower) and stamina to learn and grow.

Health Canada Presents Eat Well: Healthy Choices for School Lunches:

Grab and Go Snacks for Lunches that we use:

  • Cheese and Crackers
  • Boiled Eggs
  • Multi-grain Vegetable Thins
  • Cheese Strings
  • Baby Tomatoes
  • Veggies & Dip
  • Sliced Ham or Turkey Breaks
  • Fruit Salad
  • Leftovers in a Thermos
  • Granola Bars
  • Fruit Snacks (100% all fruit)
  • Chicken or meat in a wrap

This is all part of Health Canada’s Eat Well Campaign, which is fantastic! They have an entire Eat Well Central with loads of great ideas and recipes, snacks and tips on how to give the most to your families.  We are super proud to have partnered with them to bring you these ideas.

What do you pack in your kid’s lunches?

1 Comment

  1. Anne Taylor May 12, 2014 at 8:06 am

    My grandkids like yogurt, fruit, nuts and veggies as snacks!


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