School Lunch Ideas

5 Ways To Make Back To School Easier

For some of us, school has already started, and for many others, school doesn’t start until Tuesday.  This can be a stressful time for everyone – all of the planning, the shopping, and everything else that’s on your back to school to do list can be extremely overwhelming.  

Having a collection of easy to make breakfast recipes, like Homemade Instant Oatmeal will help make mornings easy. And, for Lunch, go beyond a sandwich and an apple for lunch with these fun ideas that are sure to please even your pickiest of eaters.  Keeping it mixed up at lunchtime will help kids actually eat their lunches.  Whether it’s a packed or home lunch, these ideas will take your lunchbox game to a whole new level.

5 Ways To Make Back To School Easier

Homemade Instant Oatmeal

How To Homemade Instant Oatmeal Packs Mom's Bistro
Homemade Instant Oatmeal packets are so easy to make, even the kids can do it.  Set up an assembly line of ingredients and make a bunch all at once to be ready for busy school day mornings.  Why make your own?  Making homemade instant oatmeal packets is healthier, cheaper and tastes much, much better.  You can control the quality of ingredients and the amount of sugar.  Then, customize the oatmeal packets to your taste by adding in freeze-dried or dehydrated fruits, oat bran or chia seeds to snack size baggies.  Mix the packets with water or milk and microwave for a yummy, hot breakfast in minutes. 

Homemade Lunchables

Homemade Lunchable - Back To School Lunch - School Lunch Ideas
Not only is making your own homemade lunchables going to save you money, but you can control the quality of ingredients included in each one.  Buy a bento box, or something similar for easy assembly. Homemade Lunchables make a great lunch for online school too.

English Muffins

School Lunch Ideas English Muffin BLT Back To School
Switch up the Lunch routine, and make lunch on English Muffins.  From a BLT to Ants On A Log, your options are endless!

Chicken Nuggets

School Lunch Ideas Chicken Nuggets
Kids love Chicken Nuggets.  Send them to school with Chicken Nuggets in a thermos, and their favorite dipping sauce in a small dressing/dip container.  Chicken Nuggets make a great Lunch for online school.


Cheese Quesadilla Home Lunch School Lunch
Quesadillas make a great dinner, lunch or after school snack.. Best of all, they are a great way to use up leftovers.

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