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Packing the Ultimate Lunchbox

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  {This post has been sponsored by Lindsay} I’ll be the first one to admit, that packing lunches for my family  can be a major chore at times.  As a busy parent, my definition of the ultimate lunchbox is one that saves me time. You all know how nice that extra 15 minutes of snooze sleep feels in the morning….. Am I right? This is why I LOVE  Mommy and Me lunches.   What are Mommy and Me lunches you ask?  These are lunches that use si…

Bento Love: Mommy & Me Lunch

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…ou how you can use basically the same items to pack your lunch along side with your kid’s lunch. For both lunches I used some leftover MOMables Broccoli Pesto, Trader Joe’s Edamame nuggets and fresh fruits. I knew the girls would prefer broccoli and cauliflower over spinach, so I switched that in their lunch and added a healthy dessert. On special occasions when Darryl is home for lunch,  Mommy and Me lunches sometimes become Daddy an…

Mommy’s Day Off Bento!

    Some of my bento blog friends and I decided, that in honor of Mother’s Day, it would be a great idea to take the day off from making lunches, and let the kids be in charge….giving Mommy a much need day off from lunch making. When I told the girls they got to make their lunches, they both said ” YEEEEESSSSSS!”  As a mother, I was a littler nervous about what they were going to put in their EasyLunchBox bentos. I was p…

MOMables Review & Giveaway!

Pin It I first found MOMables on a search for quick, easy lunches for kids. And that is EXACTLY what MOMables provides.   When  you subscribe to MOMables, you are able to access weekly menus, shopping lists for each week, step-by-step guide on how to create the lunch AND a big beautiful picture to show you how the lunch should look.  There are  no special gadgets needed to make the lunches and each lunch can be made in 10 minutes or less. HOW GR…

Easy Lunchbox Ideas for the Family: Week 3

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…s, some for me! These Easy Lunchbox Ideas for the Family were all assembled  in about 10 minutes.  I hope these lunches bring you some new ideas to try out this week.   Lets start off with the two adult lunches from this week. I made a big batch of my Crockpot Cool Ranch Chicken this week and had some leftovers chillin’ in the fridge.  To make the most out of my yummy leftovers, I decided to pack them up two different ways for lunch! { Momm…

Curried Chicken Salad for Lunch

Mommy and me lunch chicken salad

    Save a ton of time packing lunches at the same time! A while back I did a Curried Chicken Salad recipe for SheKnows.com. The girls liked it sooooo much, I decided to add it to our lunch menu again this week for a Mommy & Me Lunch!  Are you worried about the kiddos not liking chicken salad? Don’t be! The sweet raisins and crunch of the apple will appeal to even the pickiest eaters!   For my lunch, I place the Curried Chicken Salad o…

Leftovers for Lunch: Homemade Pizza

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Do you hate watching leftovers waste away in the fridge?  We had some leftover homemade grilled pizza from the night before, so into the EasyLunchbox the leftovers went! On the days when I get to sit down and enjoy lunch with the girls, Big D loves to call them Mommy and Me Lunches   Love having lunches with my girls! Do you need more lunch ideas? Then you MUST check all my other lunchbox ideas HERE! Do you love Family Fresh Meals? Never miss o…

Easy St. Patrick’s Day Lunchbox Ideas

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…n’t get soggy. Packed in EasyLunchboxes   {School Lunch} In this PlanetBox there is a rainbow of fruit, some lunch meat and crackers, hard boiled egg, veggies sticks and a container of dip.   {Mommy Lunch } Yes, I know this one isn’t following theme, but I thought I would show you one of my favorite lunches this week. For this mommy lunch, I packed a quinoa burger, topped with some fresh mozzarella.  There are also fresh strawberries,…

School and Work Lunchbox Ideas -week 17

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I’ve got some work AND school lunches for you this week! (contains affiliate links) Another week has gone by and I have a whole new set of lunches to share with you! This week I have included a couple school lunches AND a couple lunches I packed for myself. Not only is it easy to get stuck in a school lunch rut, but a work lunch rut too. So hopefully these ideas will help with that I hope enjoy my School and Work Lunchbox Ideas for this w…

Fun Lunch box Ideas for the Family Week 4

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…unch }  For this lunch there are 2 mini croissants, a small container of jelly, olives, pineapple, banana chips and some fruit snacks.        I only had the chance to take pictures of one of my lunches this week. Who am I kidding, this week was so freaking crazy, I didn’t even get a chance to eat lunch most days. Ugh!    { Mommy Lunch } Here I made a salad using scraps from the girl’s lunchbox cut-outs, a hard boiled egg, plum and som…

Bento Love: Make Your Own Pizza Lunchable

DIY Lunchables

…Cheaper too!     Bento Love: Make Your Own Pizza Lunchable For this EasyLunchBox bento, there is a multigrain sandwich thin, turkey pepperoni, pizza sauce and shredded cheese. BentOnBetterLunches & MOMables have teamed up and started a great lunch series called Lunchbox Wars. Cristi of BentOnBetterLunches shows you how to make much more healthy, appealing versions of Lunchables. As a kid I LOVED Lunchables (I know… yuck). I remember my…

Fun and Easy Halloween Lunch Ideas

Fun and Easy Halloween Lunch Ideas - Family Fresh Meals

 Fun and Easy Halloween Lunch Ideas Deliciously Scary!       Halloween has to be my FAVORITE  lunch making holiday.  It is so easy to make a fun, spookified lunch with all the Halloween food picks and holiday  party favors out there.  This makes for an extra fun lunchtime, with little work for me! haha   I hope you enjoy these creepy-cool lunches I packed for the girls last week.     These Fun and Easy Halloween Lunch Ideas   were all assembled…

Back to School Lunch Meal Plans with MOMables

How to pack lunches your kids will love!

Back to School Lunch Meal Plans with MOMables     It’s the new school year, which means back to packing lunches for your little ones! It can get overwhelming to come up with new ideas that your kids will actually eat, especially if they are picky. I recently found an amazing resource and I couldn’t wait to share it with you. Meet MOMables! MOMables was started by Laura Fuentes, a mom of 3 young kids, to help other parents get out of the lu…

Corn & Blueberry Salad (www.bhg.com, presented by Chef Cindi)

…p on the Xbox & iPad, or is in the kitchen whipping up yummy dishes like this.   My inspiration to make fun lunches for my kids all comes from my mom. From heart sandwiches, to the notes in my lunch everyday through high school (yes, my mom packed my lunches all the way through HS… and I loved it), she always put love and care into all my lunches.   Thank you mom! Love you     Chef Cindi saw the recipe on  http://www.bhg.com last week a…

Fun Fall Lunchbox Ideas

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Fall is a great time to get creative and incorporate your favorite parts of this season into some special lunches for your kids. Think brightly colored leaves, Thanksgiving, pumpkins and scarecrows! Thanksgiving is just around the the corner, so I thought I would share some Fun Fall Lunchbox Ideas with you! {School Lunch} Carrots, apples, cashews, whole wheat bread cut into little leaves, topped with food sprinkles, apple sauce and a couple fru…

My Favorite Back to School Lunch Supplies

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…this post…. so please keep reading! {post contains affiliate links} Howdy folks! Tomorrow rings in August and that means it’s officially back to school season. This right here is the MOTHER LOAD of all must have lunch making supplies. All of these wonderful supplies are what make my school year a breeze when it comes to crafting fun lunches for my kiddos. And guess what?! There might be an amazing giveaway at the end of this most&#823…

Cream Puffs

How to make Cream Puffs

…maller portions (about a tbsp or a little less to make 20 small mounds) and adjust to a slightly less cooking time. 5. Time to make the whipped cream! Pour the 1 cup of heavy whipping cream into a mixing bowl. 6. Beat on high for about 3-4 minutes. I used my trusty stand mixer 7. After about 3 minutes, you should have pillowy whipped cream. If not, keep mixing until it looks like the picture. Set aside. 8. Prepare pudding according to label direc…

Pumpkin Alfredo with Cheese Tortellini

A fun twist on alfredo sauce.

…; 1 TB salted butter – 1 small shallot, diced – 1/2 Cup canned pumpkin – 1/8 tsp of grated nutmeg – 1 & 1/4 cup heavy cream – 1/4 cup shaved or grated parmesan cheese – salt and pepper to taste – optional fresh parsley for topping. 1. Cook tortellini as the label directions. Reserve 1/4 cup of cooking water, then drain pasta. Set aside. Meanwhile, heat butter in a skillet and add shallots. Cook until…

Italian Egg Drop Soup

  My two little ones had just got up from a nap, and were laying in my bed watching Yo Gabba Gabba.  This episode was called “Doctor” and is all about getting sick, washing hands, eating and drinking plenty of fluids to get better quick. At one point the characters were making a soup for one of their sick comrades.   Seeing this, Little D  IMMEDIATELY  sat up and said “Mommy… I want soup… PLEASE!!!!” How coul…