Keep your child’s midday meal tasty, nutritious and fun with these smart strategies for packing school lunches. (Bonus: Our tips will save you time, money—and sanity.)
Guard against crushed chips
Ever notice how a bag of chips, pretzels or cookies is full of (sometimes mostly) air? In industry-speak, it’s called slack fill, a move intended to keep the food from getting crushed. Take the same tack when packing delicate or crunchy items in a baggie: Before you seal the bag, fill it with a little air.