Not sure what I dread more when a new school year comes around: homework or packing lunches. Both take up time I don’t have, and neither seem to do much good.
For the lunches, though, luckily my job requires that I think about food all day (I even have a list of my favorite food tips, A-Z!). That means I do my best, as a mom and as a registered dietitian, to pack healthy food.
Following are three Amazon products (where would working moms be without Amazon?!) that can help make lunches healthy and tasty.
1.Bento Boxes: I already made my plug for Bento boxes (read it here). If you didn’t manage to pick one up at Target, Marshalls or any other store around, try this one:
2. Smoothie Tubes: Yogurt tubes are an easy food to pop into lunches, but they’re full of sugar. Create your own tubes for frozen smoothies in these silicon tubes from Amazon. (Just don’t overfill them, or they’ll burst all over your kid’s lunch. Ew.)
We sometimes ditch the Bento Boxes for a thermos of soup too. These ones from Amazon keep the food warm enough until lunch.
Hoping this year is a great one!