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Your Ultimate Guide to Back to School Meal Planning

Get ready for back to school meal planning with these healthy and fun recipes, meal ideas, and tips for kids of all ages. Pin this Post *Originally published September 2017. Updated August 2019* After a speedy summer, it’s time once again to head back to school! With the rush to buy notebooks, crayons, markers, and new backpacks, we almost forget…

40+ Quick & Healthy Breakfast Recipes for Back to School

Give your kids – and yourself – a nutritious and delicious start to the school day with these quick and healthy breakfast recipes! Pin this Post *Originally posted August 2018; Updated August 2019* School is back in session for most of your kiddos, and that means your life is probably back to being extra busy! I remember getting so excited for the…

5 Nutrition Tips for Back to School

I’m a nutrition consultant for various food and beverage companies, but my opinions are my own. Believe it or not, it’s almost time for kids to head back to school, and that means families need to start thinking about what they’re going to feed their children to best fuel their bodies and brains throughout the school day. In an effort to simplify…

Top 5 Tips For Packing a Healthy and Delicious School Lunch

Packing a healthy and delicious school lunch for the kids doesn’t have to be a chore. Keep school lunch nutritious, delicious, and varied with these five tips! Pin this Post *Originally published October 2015. Updated August 2019* When I was in grade school, I remember eating a hot lunch every day. My favorite was probably the pasta bake – elbow…

5 Quick, Easy and Healthy School Lunch Ideas + 40+ Recipes To Try

Packing a healthy school lunch for your kids is quick and easy with these five kid- and mom-approved ideas (plus 40+ recipes to put them into action)! Pin this Post Everyone knows what the month of August is well-known for: back to school season (and brutally hot temperatures, at least here in NY!). But did you know that August is…

Get Cooking with Clean Eating Cooking School + Beanballs with Marinara Sauce {Recipe}

Take the guesswork out of getting healthy meals on the table with Michelle Dudash’s Clean Eating Cooking School! Getting healthy meals on the table takes work and planning. For me, meal planning is key to ensuring I feed my family nutritious, delicious, balanced meals that everyone will eat and enjoy. Along with making my weekly menu plan, I write up a weekly grocery…

Get in the Game with School Lunch

Teach kids the importance of balancing what they eat with physical activity by celebrating this year’s National School Lunch Week theme “Get in the Game.”  Post was written by Tiana Yom, MPH, CHES Schools have been back in session for a couple of months now and everyone knows how important it is for kids to be properly fueled to make it…

Creamy Pureed Mushroom Soup + 6 Things to Know About Mushrooms

Learn all about mushrooms and then satisfy your cravings for an umami-rich meal with this thick and creamy pureed mushroom soup – no cream added! Pin the Recipe Originally posted March 2016 following the sponsored Mushroom Council farm tour. Updated September 2019 as part of a sponsored campaign for Mushroom Month. As always, all opinions are my own.  September is a…

Menu Plan Monday: October 2, 2017

Find out what’s new at Small Bites by Jessica and get this week’s menu plan and link love! Latest Happenings: October is here and at long last fall weather is too. Now that I feel the chill in the air I can bring myself to cook with classic fall flavors – pumpkin baked oatmeal and pumpkin spice energy balls both…

Menu Plan Monday: September 18, 2017

Find out what’s new at Small Bites by Jessica and get this week’s menu plan and link love! Latest Happenings: After a busy weekend, it was quite hard getting out of bed this morning, but alas, Monday is on its way. If you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen my Instastory last night showing some of my meal…

Menu Plan Monday: August 21, 2017

Celebrate Kids Eat Right Month and get this week’s Menu Plan Monday! Latest Happenings: Did you know? August is Kids Eat Right Month! Perfect timing since kids are heading back to school and parents are looking for ways to encourage their kids to eat healthier and get back on track after summer break, which at least in our house included…