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The Kansan - Newton, KS
  • 9 Ways to Make School Lunch Cool Again

  • Make school lunch a snap with these nine simple, mom-approved ideas—recipes included.
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  • Kids might thinK reading, writing and ‘rithmetic are tough. But the three Rs are nothing compared with moms’ biggest back-to-school challenge: packing a noontime meal kids will actually eat. Make school lunch a snap with these nine simple, mom-approved ideas. 1. Color their world. Allow kids to pick a color and choose foods of the same hue, suggests Katie Workman, who blogs at themom100blog.com. A “green day” could be cucumber, grapes, kiwi, chicken on a spinach wrap and limeade; a “red day” may include watermelon, grape tomatoes, a Red Delicious apple, peanut but- ter and raspberry jam.

    This article originally appeared as on American Profile

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