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Healthy School Lunch Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Healthy School Lunch.

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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

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

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

Vote with Your Fork

One-quarter of Americans are obese. Sixty percent live a sedentary lifestyle. And this generation of kids is the first generation since 1900 that may have a shorter life expectancy than their parents. The health of America, the world’s richest...  Read more

healthy substitutions at restaurants
Updated 11/27/2014 6:57:45 AM

What are some examples of healthy substitutions you've made at restaurants? It's still hard for me to grasp the idea that I can ask for things that are not listed on the menu. But I've seen friends do it - ask for substitutions. Just curious what som...  Read more

Anyone making yummy healthy food for tomorrow? I'v
Updated 11/26/2014 11:31:26 PM

Anyone making yummy healthy food for tomorrow? I've noticed in losing weight & having a food allergy that making sure I have a healthy option makes me feel better about large family gatherings....  Read more

Happy and healthy Thanksgiving everyone.
Updated 11/26/2014 9:52:29 PM

Happy and healthy Thanksgiving everyone....  Read more

Affording healthy foods
Updated 11/26/2014 11:37:31 AM

I have four children at home, and unfortunately we depend on food stamps. I want to eat healthy and only buy fresh organic fruits and vegetables, grass fed lean meat and gluten free products because I have hypothyroidism and supposed to avoid gluten...  Read more

Starting new workout and healthier eating tomorrow
Updated 11/23/2014 7:58:37 PM

Starting new workout and healthier eating tomorrow. Hot body here I comeπŸ˜›πŸ˜›πŸ˜›...  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

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at school just say no and pack a heathy lunch its easy and yes u can do it!!!306...  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

A Month of Fun, Healthy School Lunches

Want to get kids off to a healthy start this school year? So does SparkPeople! That's why our very own Samantha Donohue, dailySpark blogger and healthy lunch packer extraordinaire, wrote our latest e-book: A Month of Fun and Healthy School Lunche...  Read more

CONTEST CLOSED Win a Copy of Our Healthy Lunches E-book

CONTEST CLOSEDSparkPeople want to help you get your kids off to a healthy start this school year. That's why we are giving away 10 copies of our latest e-book: A Month of Fun and Healthy School Lunches from SparkPeople, written by ...  Read more

More Healthy School Lunch Examples

Lunch example: 1/2 sandwich on 100% whole wheat bread w/ peanut butter & apple butter 1/2 cup no sugar added cinnamon applesauce (I buy the big jar, add cinnamon, then portion it out to save money.) Fresh cherries (on sale!) No su...  Read more

Healthy School Lunch Ideas

Here is a sample of what I pack for my daughter's school lunch. I get a lot of e-mails asking me how I get my daughter to eat healthy. Well, she has been eating whole foods since she was in my tummy! So she does not know any other way of eating...  Read more