7 Tips To Keep Your School Lunch Sanity


At the end of the day, if they don’t starve or get scurvy, you’re doing fine.–Rachel Sanders – Buzzfeed.com

Making lunches can be stressful with today’s hectic schedule. Here are some tips we found on Buzzfeed.com  to help with the process:

  • A great idea from Money-Saving Mom: These will keep just fine for about 4-6 weeks. Just take one out of the freezer in the morning, pack it, and it will be thawed and ready to go by lunch time.
  • Put a rubber band around a sliced apple to keep it from turning brown.


  • Freeze drinks the night before and they’ll double as ice packs.
  • Fill up reusable food pouches with homemade smoothies.Try some of these easy smoothie recipes or just mix up whatever fruit, yogurt and juice you have around. Fill up a bunch at once and fridge or freeze until you’re ready to use.grid-cell-29007-1408723912-20
  • Use cookie cutters to cut sandwiches into fun shapes (and get rid of crusts).


  • Always slice diagonally.Science says. Don’t question it.
  • If your kids aren’t into sandwiches, try skewers.


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