Nutritional Guidelines for Your Kids

Food away from home: By now your child is probably spending significant parts of the day away from home, either in preschool or elementary school. School lunches can be good or bad, or somewhere in between. Count yourself lucky if you are pleased with the quality of the food your child is offered. If not, here are a dozen healthy suggestions you can pack in their lunch boxes.


Tuna salad in a pita
Small container of applesauce
cheese cubes
Peanut butter bagel
cantaloupe pieces
Cheese and apple slices on
cinnamon raisin bread
Baby carrots
Corn bread with honey
thermos of soup
small apple
Cottage cheese and banana
on whole wheat
Green pepper strips
Bran muffin
Small fruited yogurt
Tortilla wrapped
around cheese sticks
Sliced kiwi
Hard boiled egg
Cream cheese on
Pumpkin bread
Orange sections
Peanut butter and jam squares
Carrot sticks
fresh fruit
Peanut butter on
banana bread
Cucumber coins
Small yogurt
Soup in a thermos
Crackers and cheese
box of raisins
Cream cheese bagel
orange juice
veggie sticks


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