Sep 3 2011

cinnamon apple sandwich

Children’s lunch ideas seem easier and more exciting during the first few weeks of school. It doesn’t take long before parents run out of healthy and delicious lunch ideas.

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Feb 26 2011

strawberry n’cream sandwich

4 Tablespoons cream cheese, softened
1 Tablespoon honey
1 Tablespoon chopped fresh mint
zest of an orange
4 strawberries, sliced
4 slices of whole wheat bread

Combined cream cheese, honey, mint and orange zest. Spread mixture onto both slices of whole wheat bread (having the mixture on both sides of the bread helps hold the strawberries in place). Add sliced strawberries on top of cream mixture.

Jan 22 2011

easy lunch

Last year I worked on a series called “Lunchbox Love”. I reviewed lunch boxes, provided healthy school lunch ideas, and even consulted a nutritionist who contributed a great article about nutritional must-haves for school lunches. Shortly after the series posted I received an Easy Lunch Box in the mail for reviewing purposes.

I have been using the Easy Lunch Box for about 4 months and have been impressed. They are in fact easy to pack, easy to carry, easy to clean, easy to store, easy to seal, and most importantly…easy on the wallet! You get a set of 4 separate lunch containers for only $13.95.

Kelly has been such a delight to work with that I have created an easy lunch box sandwich and have named it Kelly’s Breezy Apple Crunch Surprise. Kelly’s sandwich recipe will be posting soon along with details on how you can win an Easy Lunch Box system.

KELLY LESTER is the owner, creator, and mom behind and the host of the new musical web series “Let’s Do Lunch!” Though she is a singer and actress who can also turn a mean cartwheel, juggling is not one of her skills — except, of course, when it comes to her personal life. During the last two decades she has also been an entrepreneur, wife, and mother of three. A graduate of UCLA’s theatre department, Kelly has appeared in dozens of plays and musicals in the Los Angeles area.

Sep 10 2010

lunchbox love – the series

photo courtesy of M. Patrizio

5 Nutrition Must-Haves For Your Kids School Lunch
by Maryann Tomovich Jacobsen, MS, RD of Raise Healthy Eaters

Lunchbox Menu Ideas For Everyday of the Week:

Monday’s Lunch Idea is featured in a lunchbox made by PlanetBox.
Tuesday’s Lunch Idea is featured in a lunchbox made by LapTop Lunches.
Wednesday’s Lunch Idea provided by Super Healthy Kids
Thursday’s Lunch Idea is featured in a lunchbox made by GoodByn.
Friday’s Lunch Idea is featured in a divided container made by LunchBot.

Lunchboxes Reviewed on Foodie-isms:

PlanetBox Review
LapTop Lunches Review
GoodByn Review
LunchBot Review
Lunch Box Notes Review

Lunchbox Recipes

Strawberry N’Cream Sandwich
Cinnamon Apple Sandwich

Fun Lunch Paraphernalia:

Say Please Lunch Box Notes reviewed by nice shoes, a great bag, and no drama

Contributing Blog Sites:

Raise Healthy Eaters by Maryann Tomovich Jacobsen, MS, RD
Super Healthy Kids by Amy Roskelley
nice shoes, a great bag, and no drama by Leigh Macdonald