Deciding what to pack in your child’s lunch box can be an arduous task. The process of making food is much simpler than coming up with ideas that your kids will really enjoy. It always helps to have a list of great recipes handy, so that you do not have to flip in bed thinking about what you are going to pack in your children’s lunch box the next morning.
Here are a few tips on what you can make that will not only pack their day with health but will also make your life more organized. The trick is to make food that is easy to transport and will not loose it nutrition value by the time your child is ready to dig in to his lunch box.
Pizzas make kids happy any time of the day. Cold pizza is even better. These come together really quickly. To make them healthier, you could make the sauce at home, and tuck in some nutrients in there too. They fit in to the tiniest of lunch boxes and are great as they fit in to your child’s hand perfectly as well.
When you pack whole fruits as a part of your children’s lunch boxes, you will note that they simply come back. Twist things around a bit. Core the apple, stuff it with peanut butter, raisins and some chocolate chips and then slice them to make a scrumptious lunch box snack.
Waldorf Turkey Sandwiches
Chopped crunchy apples, raisins and toasted walnuts will indeed make a boring turkey sandwiches a lot of fun. You can try a host of variations as well, to make these more fun to eat.
PB and J
Kids love peanut butter and jelly, but if you think that your kids are getting bored with the combination, sweeten up the mix, by first mixing the Peanut butter with some orange juice, may be add in some dates for sweetness and layer up the sandwich with some apples and nuts.
Oatmeal Crackers in Different Shapes
Oatmeal crackers that are homemade can indeed make your kids really happy. In fact you can make them happier if you cut them up in to different shapes, hearts, animals, stars etc. will indeed liven up their snack time and they are a great source of fiber too.
Chocolate Chip Cookies – The Oatmeal Variety
Why buy chocolate chip cookies from the store, when you can easily make them at home. Make some with the goodness of oats, and your kids will never know the difference.
Make your child’s snack time fun with these recipes. Speak with a Registered Holistic Nutritionist to get some more ideas as to how you can indeed make the best snacks for your kids. Also consult a homeopath to bring some natural solutions in to your child’s life so that they can enjoy a healthy life.