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.)
Prep as much as possible on Sundays
Before the week gets started, make a plan: Put together a rough lunch menu (it’s not a bad idea to plan out breakfast, lunch, and dinner for the week). Prep Monday’s lunches as much as possible the night before, and think about ways to get ahead: Slice fruit; cut enough carrots and celery for the week; and store veggies in the fridge in an airtight container filled with water.