What kind of snacks do your kids eat? I really try to send my kids to school with healthy snacks, and for the most part, they like them. My younger two kids will usually eat what I give them, they are so agreeable (most of the time). But my oldest is so picky and tells me she doesn’t like my “healthy food” and has been requesting the kind of snacks that make my stomach turn thinking of the food going into her body. So I have put together a list of the Best Snacks on Amazon that are not processed, most without nuts (those with nuts are noted), and still very yummy….
Children’s health and nutrition has been at the forefront of parents’ minds everywhere in recent years with the war on obesity. However, when faced with the daily task of preparing a lunchbox, a daunting task, it’s easy to let convenience take the place of a well thought out meal. With that in mind, here are a few changes that can be made to any lunchbox to make it healthier for growing minds, and that parents can enjoy too!
Making Sandwiches Healthier
Deli meat is a lunchbox staple, but all deli meats are definitely not created equal. For one thing, sandwich meat tends to feature a lot of sodium, particularly the ones that have been pre-flavored. When buying direct from the counter, look for brands that advertise themselves as low sodium. Keep in mind that you can add flavoring and sauces later on, giving you better control on exactly how much sodium is going in that sandwich.