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Healthy School Lunch Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Healthy School Lunch.

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

The School Lunch Dilemma

 Its lunchtime at the office and you’re hungry. Your morning has been stressful, and your co-workers are pooling their money for some fried take-out from the local burger joint. You decline their invitation (even though comfort food so...  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

SHERRY'S GETTING HEALTHY, NO MORE DIETING!!!
Updated 4/21/2014 8:52:15 PM

I'm taking the stress off me and I'm throwing in the towel on dieting, no more, I'm done. They don't work anyways, if they do it's only for a little way. I'm not calling it a diet , I'm just going to get healthy. Watch my portion size and exer...  Read more

want a healthier life
Updated 4/16/2014 10:34:42 PM

I am about to be 46. Recently diagnosed with prediabetes and high chlosyeral again have 6 kids 7 grandkids my 10 year old has epilepsy and has put on a lot of weight so I am hoping that if I change she will know she can....  Read more

Wow! Delicious "Lunch" Eats Like Dessert!
Updated 4/20/2014 2:03:52 PM

I just invented the most deliciously decadent and healthy--you can call it lunch, I'll call it dessert--ever! I mixed 1 cup of Fage nonfat plain Greek yogurt with a sliced banana, healthy sprinkle of cinnamon and 1 T. organic honey. It was like this...  Read more

Portable, non-refrigerated/heated lunches
Updated 4/24/2014 11:43:11 AM

Hey guys, I need some ideas for lunches. I broke my ankle about 5 weeks ago. I am on the mend but I still cannot carry much - so my normal leftovers that I would heat up are out of the question. I am on crutches, so anything I carry is in my bag. ...  Read more

I need help planning lunches please!
Updated 4/13/2014 3:49:39 PM

Hi, I am a university student, so I end up spending a lot of time either on campus or at the library, which then leads to many lunches (and sometimes dinners) at the cafe on campus or getting subway, Macdonald's or Gregg's. Obviously this isn't...  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

school

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