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Kid Friendly Recipes: Exciting School Lunches

Back to School Lunch Sack Sitting on Teacher Desk

When it comes to school lunches, we tend to go with the old favorites — bologna or PB & J sandwiches, some chips and, if you’re lucky, then dessert. I must have eaten hundreds of bologna sandwiches for lunch and believe me, it gets old. There are plenty of kid friendly recipes out there that create tasty alternatives to the same old same old. The changes don’t have to be drastic, but enough to get the kids interested in lunch again. Try out some of these fun and flavorful alternatives. Scrumptious Wraps Sometimes getting rid of the bread is all …

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Cook Like A Man: Back to School Snacks

Background texture of assorted mixed nuts including cashew, peca

When kids get back from school, they’re hungry. It’s going to be at least three hours before you can cook like a man and create the masterpiece known as dinner. Unless you want some hangry kids, you’re going to need a post-school snack. The easy way to go is some pre-packaged, processed junk food, but that’s not going to help provide the kids with daily nutrients. They’re certainly not getting nutrients at lunch either (have you seen lunch menus) so give them an afterschool snack that doesn’t have ingredients you can’t name. Fresh Fruits and Veggies You can never go …

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Easy Family Dinners for Back to School

Family Enjoying Meal Together At Home

The kids are finally back at school, so that means we finally have our mornings and afternoons back. We can finally start making plans and getting work done, but we still need easy dinner ideas. Don’t fret about getting it all done when you can make easy family dinners with little effort — thanks to your crockpot. With the crockpot, you put everything in first thing in the morning and let it cook all day. It’s no fuss and the slow cooking seals in the flavor and moisture. Crockpot Roast and Vegetables This is a classic crockpot recipe which we …

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Easy Meals for Kids: Back to School Breakfasts

Child With Glass Of Smoothies

The summer is winding down and kids are either anxiously waiting or desperately dreading the beginning of school. When the hustle and bustle of school mornings begin, we’re going to need some easy meals for kids to eat. These back to school breakfast ideas are quick and easy, so we can focus on finding the missing homework or searching for the lost shoe. Breakfast Smoothies Did the alarm clock not go off? Are the kids taking too long to get out of bed? Are YOU taking too long to get out of bed? When time is of the essence and …

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