Healthy lunch boz ideas

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8 healthy lunch box ideas |

1. Kids simply love variations and surprise. Instead of using the same white bread every day, try using various kinds of bread, like whole wheat, multi-grain, omega3, or flax bread. Of course, you don't need to use traditional bread at all to make healthy sandwiches for lunch. You can use bagels, dinner rolls, or fajita wraps too! If possible, choose wholegrains for a rich source of fiber, vitamins, and antioxidants. 2. Instead of using processed luncheon meat every day, try creating a healthy lunch idea by using leftover meat from the night before. Forinstance, try chopping up leftover chicken to make a chicken salad sandwich. You can make practically any kind of sandwich with leftover meat dishes. A teriyaki chicken breast, steak sandwich, or agrilled salmon fillet sandwich can be delicious! 3. Kids love making their own foods, so a burrito or a pita pocket they make themselves can be a fun and healthy lunch option. Prepare shreddedvegetables, meat, and sauce, and let the kids assemble their own lunch at school. You control what goes in it and they choose what they like! 4. Kids love dip! Prepare diced or julienned produce to goalong with a small container of dipping sauce. Or simply pack easy-to-carry fruit and vegetables like bananas, baby carrots, cherry tomatoes, and grapes. Low fat yogurt and sour cream, hummus, andtzatziki are all healthy dip choices. 5. You can pack processed fruit in the lunch box as a healthy dessert option. Canned fruit cups in water and dried fruit are not as fresh, but they are stillhealthy and nutritious. Re-package these canned fruits into fancy take-out boxes, like those from Japanese restaurants, for fun and visual appeal! 6. Try preparing healthy trail mix as a snack. Mixnuts, crunchy whole grain cereals, and dried fruits such as raisins, apricots and prunes. Just make sure to control the portion sizes! 7. Try kiddie-size yogurts. They provide a good source of...
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