Pizza Bagels Bites

Time for a pizza party! These homemade pizza bagel bites are so easy to make and only require 4 ingredients. Kids can customize with their favorite veggie and protein toppings. Make a big batch and freeze the extras for later. Need help deciding how to top them? Check out our Build Your Own Pizza guide for endless combinations![wpurp-searchable-recipe]Pizza Bagels Bites -...

DIY Nachos Lunchbox

Kids will love assembling this fun DIY Nachos Lunchbox! Have them choose their favorite nacho toppings and use cupcake liners to separate the ingredients and avoid sogginess.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]DIY Nachos Lunchbox - Kids will love assembling this fun DIY Nachos Lunchbox! Have them choose their favorite nacho toppings and use cupcake liners to separate the ingredients and avoid sogginess. - multigrain scoop...

Chicken Salad Pita Sandwich

Chicken salad is so versatile and can quickly be added to many dishes for a protein boost. This recipe is made without mayo, but balsamic dressing adds zest. Keep a big batch of chicken salad on hand and add to pitas for a super easy lunchbox that's ready in minutes.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Chicken Salad Pita Sandwich - Chicken salad is so versatile and...

Breakfast Wafflewich Bento Box

Breakfast for lunch is always a hit with kiddos. This fruity wafflewich is stuffed with pineapple and kiwi for a fun tropical spin on a sandwich (even non-sandwich eaters will love this one!). Tip: cut the pineapple and kiwi into thin slices and don’t layer on too much cream cheese to keep this sandwich from getting too messy.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Breakfast Wafflewich Bento...

Sweet & Savory DIY Lunchbox Crepes

Can’t decide on sweet or savory for lunch? Have both! Kids can get creative at lunchtime with these DIY crepes by filling with either the sweet mix of strawberries, bananas and yogurt, or go for a savory version with ham and cheese.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Sweet & Savory DIY Lunchbox Crepes - - GROW by Organics Unlimited banana (chopped), strawberries (chopped), lowfat plain Greek...

Deconstructed BLT Bento Box

Kids will have fun constructing their very own BLT sandwich at lunchtime. Keeping each item in its own compartment keeps everything fresh until lunchtime and avoids the dreaded soggy sandwich. Instead of mayo, get a dose of good fats by spreading on mashed avocado![wpurp-searchable-recipe]Deconstructed BLT Bento Box - - avocado, lime juice, whole wheat bread (cut into fourths), low-sodium bacon...

Out of this World Space Bento Box

Blast off! This bento box is definitely out of this world! Whether your kids have a love of space or are just learning about it in school, it’ll be all smiles when they open this lunch. Grapes create the dark backdrop while Swiss cheese is the perfect place for a moon landing. Don’t forget about the clementine crescent moons and...

One-Pot Cheeseburger Mac

Busy families often rely on the convenience of boxed hamburger meals, but you can get the same delicious meal in a much healthier way! Everything still cooks in one pot for easy clean-up, and we swapped ground beef for a leaner ground turkey, added a few veggies and topped it off with real cheese. The best part? Not only is...

How to Host Thanksgiving for the First Time

  Planning your first Thanksgiving can be overwhelming! From choosing how many sides to make, timing the cooking of your dishes, and selecting a turkey, there are so many decisions involved. Last year I planned my first Thanksgiving and although it didn’t go as smoothly as I hoped, I came away with 10 tips for a stress-free gathering. Get the...