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10 Easy School Lunch Ideas

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Are your kids getting excited about going to, or going back to school? Sam begins classes soon and we’re both eager to see what new experiences are ahead. Although he has a history of being a picky eater, Sam’s “acceptable” menu repertoire has expanded. I still get a little concerned though about what to pack for his lunches. What will he really eat when I’m not there to encourage the next bites?

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I see real potential in this mini-round-up of Back-to-School Lunch Ideas. Hope you’ll find new inspiration here, too!

1. Chocolate Pretzel Granola Bars :: Juggling Act Mama

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2. Bento Box :: Jill Mills

3. Healthy Homemade Soft Pretzels :: Little House Living

4. Southwest Turkey Wrap Recipe for School Lunch or Work! :: Thrifty Jinxy


5. How to Freeze PB&J Sandwiches – DIY Lunchables! :: A Mom’s Take


6. Pickley Ham Spread Pita Pocket :: The Springmount 6 Pack


7. Rock the Lunch Box :: Bless This Mess

8. Roasted Garlic Hummus :: Healthy Seasonal Recipes


9. Lunchbox S’mores Bars :: Mostly Homemade Mom


10. Easy Lunchbox Kabobs :: A Mitten Full of Savings

Keep their lunches organized with these great containers and other organization ideas perfect for school lunches hand picked by the Spaceships and Laser Beams crew…

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Stephanie Keeping

Stephanie is in love with a boy named Sam. He has taught her that it's okay to jump first and look later, to wear a dirty shirt to the park and to decide that today is a good day to take a nap in your rubber boots. She hangs out here blogging at Spaceships and Laser Beams and at our printable party shop on Etsy.