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.)
Build a no-fail sandwich
For a turkey-and-cheese that really holds up, start with sturdy whole-grain bread. Spread a thin layer of mustard or mayonnaise on each slice—the condiment acts as a barrier to keep meat, tomatoes and even lettuce from turning the bread soggy. Keep the layers as even as possible so the sandwich remains level. Lastly, cutting the sandwich on the diagonal helps hold its structure.