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15 Healthy Kids’ Lunches You Can Freeze Ahead of Time

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It’s hard enough to get a lunch packed for the boys on school days, let alone a healthy one—BUT—I’ve found some great ideas for 15 healthy kids’ lunches you can prepare and freeze ahead of time that will make your lunch prep time quite a bit shorter! The Whole Wheat Spaghetti and Meatballs, Homemade Whole-Wheat Pizza, Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup, and Hamburger Rice Cheese Casserole are great dinner leftover options you can freeze and serve in their lunchbox a few days later. Be sure to check out How to Freeze Rice to Pack for School Lunches as well. The Homemade PB&J and Grilled Cheese Uncrustables, Mini “Martha Stewart” Meatloaves, Pizza Muffins, Homemade Pizza Pockets, Ham and Cheese Pockets, and Sweet or Savory Sweet Potato Biscuits are great individual sized options. There are even some breakfast options: Whole-Wheat Waffles, Sugar Free Baked Oatmeal, French Toast, and Cheddar Bacon Biscuits with Maple Cinnamon Butter.

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Maria Healey

Maria is a photographer to stylists and stylish brides, a failed newspaper journalist, retired waitress, and ex-paralegal. She is a new mom and Navy wife. Her son keeps things busy on the homefront, while making her husband's deployments seem more like a cruise ship vacation. When she's not writing blog posts for SS&LB, editing or taking photos, you can find her drinking coffee and building LEGO towers with her toddler son. She is currently based in Southern California, though that changes often.