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School Lunch Ideas

Most Schools Sticking With National School Lunch Program

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 11.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Agriculture Department says 524 schools – out of about 100,000 – have dropped out of the federally subsidized natio...

Easy, Protein-Packed School Lunch Recipes

Stacie Billis | Posted 11.10.2013 | Taste
Stacie Billis

When you make either recipe, be sure to whip up a double batch: I guarantee you'll want these for your lunch, too!

School Districts Say NO To Healthier Lunches

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 08.27.2013 | Parents

-- After just one year, some schools around the country are dropping out of the healthier new federal lunch program, complaining that so many student...

Homemade Fruit Cups

Laura Fuentes | Posted 10.27.2013 | Taste
Laura Fuentes

Have you ever wished those store bought fruit cups were made with fresh fruit?

Back-to-School Lunch Ideas

Stacie Billis | Posted 10.23.2013 | Taste
Stacie Billis

Ditch the sandwich bread.

School Lunch Project: 10 Summer Camp Lunch Ideas

Laura Fuentes | Posted 09.12.2013 | Taste
Laura Fuentes

Packing lunch for our kids doesn't end when the school year does. For many of us, we're still packing for daycare, work, and even summer camps. Need ideas? These 10 will help you get out of the PB&J rut.

School Lunch Project: The Hummus Tray

Laura Fuentes | Posted 07.14.2013 | Taste
Laura Fuentes

Lunch doesn't have to be all about sandwiches.

School Lunch Project: Black Bean & Sweet Potato Burritos

Laura Fuentes | Posted 06.05.2013 | Taste
Laura Fuentes

Do you find yourself throwing away small portions of leftovers because you couldn't figure out what to do with them? I know I used to!

10 Easy Swaps for Healthier Lunches

Laura Fuentes | Posted 05.29.2013 | Taste
Laura Fuentes

Assuming you have lots of school lunch ideas already, here are 10 easy swaps for healthier lunches and snacks. When in doubt, go back to basics and use fresh ingredients.

The Best Sandwiches in the World

Bon Appetit | Posted 05.21.2013 | Taste
Bon Appetit

What sandwich would you get on a plane for? What bread-and-stuff combo you'd cross the country or the globe for?

How to Avoid Destroying Your Child's Health with School Lunches (Part 2)

Ben Greenfield | Posted 11.28.2012 | Parents
Ben Greenfield

Here are 3 simple steps to creating a healthy lunch box for your kids.

Ideas for School Lunches for Young Children (VIDEO)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 11.04.2012 | Home
Rebecca Gerendasy

It's not only what is inside the sack lunch that counts, but also how it is put together. In the end, school lunches that are healthy, fresh and fun are the keys to a satisfying lunchtime experience.

Healthy Lunch Ideas That Kids Won't Hate

Posted 11.08.2011 | Parents

When it comes to healthy lunch ideas for kids, stick to the basics. Because, while the Internet may be full of lunch box suggestions, says Melinda Joh...