Breakfast: A Quick, Protein-Packed Start to Your Kid’s Day
While we’d love to have the time and energy to make elaborate weekday breakfasts for our kids, let’s face it, that just isn’t realistic. But we still want them to head to school with full bellies and smiles on their faces. That’s why we love these two breakfasts. They’re quick, easy and full of protein from our super smooth Lindsay Almond Butter:
Always rushing out the door? Make a batch of these Tropical Mango Almond Butter Smoothie Pops on the weekend, then just grab and go for a healthy breakfast.
Lunch: Lunchbox Ideas for All Ages
We’re all for making lunchbox packing easier, but we don’t want to sacrifice healthy eating in the process. These hacks and recipes will have your kids eating healthy without taking hours of your weekend to prepare:
Healthy Turkey & Olive Lunchbox Skewers (Just be careful: skewers are pointy! Best for kids under 10.)
Need to make lunches for your little ones, your bigger kids and yourself? Check out our Back to School Hack: One Lunchbox, Three Ways for 3 ways to prepare the same basic lunch — with just a couple of ingredient swaps — so that everyone will get a lunch they love.
Snack: Healthy and Fun After-School Snacks
By 3pm, we’re all trying to avoid reaching for the chip bag. These healthy snacks are all great options when your kids (or you!) are hitting that afternoon slump:
No Bake Cinnamon Crunch Bars (make in advance!)
Frozen Almond Butter Banana Pops (make in advance!)
No time to prepare a more elaborate healthy snack? Have a variety of our Snack and Go! olives on hand. The individually-portioned snack cups come in 4 different flavors so everyone in your house will be satisfied.
Dinner: Weeknight Meals for the Family
The perfect weeknight meal for parents: 1) Ready in 30 minutes — an hour tops! 2) Doesn’t require a lot of ingredients and, 3) Makes both kids and parents excited about eating dinner.
These 4 Simple Ingredient Dinners Using One Pan and One Trip to the Store are our go to when it comes to weeknight dinners. They’re quick, easy and — most important — incredibly delicious.
Are your kids super duper picky? Try these recipes to satisfy even the fussiest kids: