Savory Chicken & Rice Muffins

Turn a chicken & rice dinner into these lunchbox-friendly muffins! Make a big batch at the start of the week for easy snacks and lunchbox packing.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Savory Chicken & Rice Muffins - - eggs, cooked brown rice, cooked, shredded chicken, broccoli florets (finely chopped), shredded lowfat Cheddar cheese, Sazón seasoning, trail mix, snipped green beans, lowfat Ranch, Preheat oven to 400°F....

Turkey Hummus Pinwheels

Trying to switch up your sandwich routine? Try rolling up your favorite sandwich toppings into a wrap and cutting into pinwheels. They’re the perfect kid-friendly food. Customize this recipe with your favorite lunchmeat, cheese, spreads and veggies![wpurp-searchable-recipe]Turkey Hummus Pinwheels - - whole wheat tortilla, hummus, slices low-sodium turkey, slice lowfat Cheddar cheese, cut in half, salad greens, sugar snap peas,...

Tuna Salad Stuffed Mini Pepper Boats

Set sail with these super fun mini pepper boats! Avocado replaced mayonnaise in traditional tuna salad for this tasty recipe. Use coffee stirrers or toothpicks to attach your clementine sails to the pepper boats.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Tuna Salad Stuffed Mini Pepper Boats - - ripe avocado, solid white albacore tuna packed in water, celery (chopped), chopped red onion, lemon juice, salt, pepper, Pero...

Wonton Taco Cups

Whether you’re celebrating Taco Tuesday or just need a fun lunchbox idea that kids can help make, these wonton taco cups are perfect! You can easily swap out ingredients with your favorite – go meatless with beans, top with salsa or add your favorite veggies.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Wonton Taco Cups - - lean ground beef, low-sodium taco seasoning, roma tomato, mini sweet peppers,...

How to Stop Short-Order Cooking for Your Family

I had a moment the other night when my son told me he was hungry as I tucked him into his bed. I cringed thinking, “am I really sending my child to bed hungry?!” I also cringed at the thought of the amount of food I had wasted at dinner just a few hours before bedtime. That was one of...

6 Healthy and Delicious Ways To Prepare Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are a vegetable you can always find in my kitchen. Knowing that they are one of my family’s favorite, I try to include them in our meals regularly. I’ve prepared sweet potatoes in so many different ways over the years, the ideas are truly endless! Baked - Baked sweet potatoes are always a hit simply served with a...

What’s New in Produce – Our Favorite New Products & Trends from Fresh Summit

Every October, our team has the privilege to attend the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit show. This is one ofthe biggest fresh produce events of the year, where companies debut new products and food trends emerge. For us, it’s three days of fresh produce heaven where we can sample new items, meet with the produce companies we currently work with...

Panda Bear Rice & Beans

Rice & beans is a common kid staple and this Panda Bear version is a great way to create a cute and quick lunch while you’re reading one of our favorite Eric Carle books, Panda Bear, Panda Bear. The beans are an great source of protein and fiber and will help to power your little one through their busy afternoon....

No-Cook Summer Rolls

Get your kids in the kitchen to help prepare these fun, no-cook summer rolls! Kids can pick their favorite veggies while parents roll them up. They keep well in lunchboxes for a fun main dish![wpurp-searchable-recipe]No-Cook Summer Rolls - - Vermicelli rice sticks, olive oil, rice paper wrappers, red cabbage, thinly sliced, large red bell pepper, thinly sliced, large cucumber, thinly...

Kid-Friendly Lunchbox Empanadas

These lunchbox-friendly empanadas are packed with lean ground beef, veggies and cheese for a meal kids won’t be able to resist! Get the kids in the kitchen and make a batch on Sunday for easy lunchboxes all week![wpurp-searchable-recipe]Kid-Friendly Lunchbox Empanadas - - olive oil, lean ground beef, shredded carrots, RealSweet® sweet onion (finely chopped), mini sweet peppers (finely chopped), cumin,...