It’s nearly that time of year again, when we round up the water bottles, inspect the thermoses, and sniff the lunch boxes to see if they are deadly or not. Yep, lazy summer lunching on the back patio is giving way to bagged lunches for school days.
Whether you pack a meal for your work day or the kids school lunch, you’re probably always looking for ways to change things up and when you’re facing picky eaters, allergies, or school policies, feeling inspired each time you face an empty lunchbox can become quite challenging.
Here are a few approaches I take to school lunches on those early mornings when I’m waiting for my coffee to kick in and time seems to move twice as fast as usual. All are simple, and as I parent a picky eater, you’ll find my menu choices are appealing to most children.