The Healthy Lunchbox

The Healthy Lunchbox

The Healthy Lunchbox

 

Send your child to school with energy boosting healthy treats… Here are some tips to The Healthy Lunchbox:

Pita Sandwiches

Chicken salad mixed with low-fat greek yogurt stuffed into half a whole wheat pita pocket with mixed greens
1 apple
4 milk chocolate kisses
Under 500 calories!

Pizza -

Use a fat-free flour tortilla, low-moisture mozzarella, turkey pepperoni and marinara sauce to create a pizza. Fold the tortilla in half so the pizza ingredients are in the middle
1 tbsp low-fat ranch (use to dip carrots or pizza!)
Baby carrots
1 cup unsweetened applesauce
Under 300 calories!

Sammie with Fresh Fruit

Create your sammie with whole grain bread, lower-sodium sammie turkey, lettuce, tomato, white cheddar cheese, light mayo, and mustard
Make a fresh fruit kebab! Pineapple, strawberries, cantaloupe, and/or anything else your like!
A small handful of unsalted peanuts or almonds
Under 500 calories!

PB&J on Whole Wheat

Use a mini whole wheat bagel and 1 tbsp PB and 2 tsp jam to create the bikini PB&J.
1 ounce whole-grain or baked chips or veggie straws
1 banana
Under 500 calories!

The Green and Lean Lunch

Salad: mixed greens, 2 ounces chicken, 1 tbsp sliced almonds, 1/4 cup diced tomatoes, 1 hard-cooked egg, 2 tbsp oil and vinegar dressing.
Fat-free popcorn
1 orange
Under 500 calories!

Go Greek!

Couscous salad
2 tbsp hummus
8-10 whole-wheat pita chips
1 cup fresh grapes
Under 450 calories but high fiber and filled with energy boosting carbs!