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Healthy Food Lunch Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Healthy Food Lunch.

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Healthy & Fun Lunch Ideas for Kids

Although a packed lunch can be a healthy alternative to cafeteria food, making sure all those required vitamins and minerals also squeeze into that brown bag can be a challenge. Just as the hot lunch counter may be laden with unhealthy foods, so may...  Read more

Beat the Brown Bag Blues

They’re not glamorous, breath-taking or even mildly exciting. Instead, brown bag lunches are convenient, economical and all too often boring. But are your packed lunches becoming too mundane, unappealing and dull? If you have the brown bag blue...  Read more

Healthy School Lunches Kids Will Actually Eat

Breakfast might be the most important meal of the day, but lunch runs a close second. Studies have shown that children who eat a well-balanced lunch often do better in school and are more alert. It can be difficult enough to get your child to eat rig...  Read more

Fun and Filling Lunches To-Go

It’s Sunday night and, like millions of workers and students across the land, you’re once again rummaging through a cluttered refrigerator looking for something appetizing to pack for tomorrow’s lunch. Or worse, it’s Mond...  Read more

Eating Healthy in the Cafeteria

You meant to pack a nutritious lunch for school today. But your best friend texted you while you were slaving over your algebra homework, so you took a break to listen to her gush about her crush. By the time you finally finished your homework, you w...  Read more

Was not sure on what to have for lunch. I purchase
Updated 9/27/2014 7:01:18 PM

Was not sure on what to have for lunch. I purchased tofu and was not sure of how to cook it. I cooked it in a little bit of olive oil added some seasoning, and what I had available mushrooms, red onion, tomatoes & it came out really good & healthy....  Read more

Thank goodness after a week of food poisoning and
Updated 9/27/2014 5:25:11 PM

Thank goodness after a week of food poisoning and not being able to eat and because of the fatigue not being able to work out the way I should. I'm finally feeling better. Took this week to really think about my goals. This set back was a set up for...  Read more

Had a good day yesterday on my healthy eating unti
Updated 9/27/2014 12:15:36 PM

Had a good day yesterday on my healthy eating until, my husband's Twinkies started calling my name. I held back but at 2AM I gave in. I'll just add the calories to today's log. Think that should work out ? Anyone wake up and eat in early hours ?...  Read more

Does anyone find that when you buy special foods f
Updated 9/30/2014 12:06:50 AM

Does anyone find that when you buy special foods for your diet, that your family members eat it all of a sudden? Then you don't have it when you need it. If my husband needed it then I wouldn't mind, but he can eat anything he wants!! I'm I selfish ?...  Read more

Food tracked on Android not logging within app. I
Updated 9/27/2014 12:24:40 AM

Food tracked on Android not logging within app. Is anyone else having this problem since the update? REALLY frosted. Cause can't track food while I'm out & about....  Read more

Fix lunch

I always try to fix lunches night before, so I am not rushing and possibly not sending healthy foods with child to school....  Read more

Pack your own

I pack my lunch bag for a work day of healthy food. I eat my breakfast at home, but I pack my snacks and lunch to make sure I eat healthy. Snacks (in the 100 cal snack bags) include grapes, pretzels, special k bars; and a Weight Watchers meal for l...  Read more

College Students

This group is for college students who are looking to get healthier and need a little support from those in a similar situation...  Read more

In the News: The Trouble with School Lunches

Have you seen the USDA's report on the National School Lunch Program? Marion Nestle's What to Eat blog tipped me off to the report and its findings. According to the report, which referenced several studies about the school lunch program, the U.S. ha...  Read more

How to Pack a Waste-free Lunch

Concerns continue regarding the number of overweight and obese children and teens in schools today. Trends in chronic diseases such as diabetes and hypertension affecting younger and younger populations also continue. Some have apprehension regarding...  Read more