What to Pack Children for School Snacks and Lunches?

Choose food that provides nutritional benefits while supporting your child’s healthy growth.

I like to embrace a practical approach. Making sure to stick to whole foods wherever possible, here are some variations of food combinations.


Snacks
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Option 1

A wonderful combination of fruit that will provide all the necessary nutrients could be:

Apple, pear, grapes, peach, orange, plums, mixed berries or mixed tropical fruit mango, papaya, pineapple, kiwi.

Option 2

Vegetables to combine could be the following:

Carrot, celery and/or cucumber sticks, julienne style peppers, half circle radishes, cherry tomatoes, mixed seeds and/or nuts.


Lunch
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Fresh: mixed green salad leaves, spinach and/or sprouts, shredded carrots/cabbage/kale

Dressing: avocado with lemon juice, herbs e.g. Thyme, Sage, Oregano, Herb Salt, Black Pepper

Steamed: vegetables such as: potatoes, broccoli, cauliflower, brussel sprouts

Cooked: legumes, lentils or green string beans


Share your experience with us when you try these at home!

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