Fresh Apples in this Peanut Butter Combo

apples and peanut butter combo

This recipe is not just for the kids!  I LOVE this combo…YUP, it’s one of my fall favorites.  I created it years ago to swap out the jelly in my kid’s lunch box, but I discovered along the way that it’s one of my lunch favorites.  Heck, truth be told…not that it’s any huge revelation or juicy truth to share, … Read More

Check out this caterpillar lunchbox packing yum fun

Caterpillar Lunchbox Bites

Sometimes making lunches and packing the lunchbox can get boring; true story.  Here’s a delicious food combo that can be turned into a caterpillar for lunchbox packing yum fun.  However, regardless of your age or desire to build a caterpillar, this medley of ingredients is scrumptious and so you should STILL READ ON.  The peanut butter, cream cheese and banana … Read More

Try these Easy to Make Apple Pie Parfaits

apple pie parfait

Apple Pie Parfaits are sooooooo delicious & totally easy to make! This super simple recipe is a great kid friendly or adult snack! It’s perfect for breakfast, lunch, after school snack and/or dessert alternative all week long. After all, the lunch box always needs a new combination to keep it fresh and this is definitely one of those recipes to … Read More

These Easy Chicken Salad Combinations are Picnic Perfect

chicken salad recipes

Chicken salad is an all year round kind of recipe, but definitely the perfect addition for any picnic. Chicken salads are so versatile! They’re a great way to repurpose leftovers, plan ahead to switch up the lunch serve, make an easy meal or serve when entertaining one or a group. What I love most…is how different chicken salad can taste. … Read More

Mouthwatering Colorful Corn & Bean Veggie Salad Combo

I have been starting to share some of my favorite salad combos at the site!  I always make one H-U-G-E bowl of salad once a week for us to eat off of.  We eat it as a side dish (sometimes a main dish) and we L-O-V-E leftovers for lunches.  It’s really all about what’s in the mix & the layers … Read More

Halloween lunch ideas, Monsters in the Lunchbox are a Fun Find

Halloween lunch ideas

Need Halloween lunch ideas? Looking for ideas to keep the lunchbox interesting and fun for Halloween (or all year long)? Check this out! This lunchbox is packed with Cyclops Grape sticks, Bagel Monsters & Fake Dirt with worms. YUM, YUM…. It’s Halloween food fun with a healthier twist to every bite! Here are the ‘how-to’s’ and recipes for these Halloween … Read More

Zucchini in the Lunch Box

zucchini bread sandwiches

Zucchini Bread Sandwiches Every year I hear from many non-sandwich eating kiddos (and their parents) when I’m traveling as they search for lunch box packing ideas. In fact, one of my own is not a typical sandwich lover when it comes to opening her lunchbox. She has forced me to get creative and at the same time I want to … Read More

Three Super Easy Lunch Box Packing Recipes

lunch box recipes

School is in full swing and if the lunch box routine is already getting ‘stale’, take a look at this menu of ideas. They are all super easy to make and keep your kids’ tastebuds filled with delicious, balanced bites. Fruit Heads by Jodie Fitz Mix the peanut butter, honey & cinnamon together to use as a spread. Lay a … Read More

Cucumber Snake Bites are a Sandwich Alternative for the Kids School Lunch Box

Cucumber Snake Bites are a Sandwich Alternative for Kids School Lunch Box

Snake Bites for Lunch! Snake Bites for Lunch by Jodie Fitz Cut the cucumber in half vertically & then again horizontally. You should have 4 long halves of cucumber. Slice two halves into semi circles; set aside. Scoop out the remaining halves so that you have the outer layer of the cucumber. Fill those cucumber boats with tuna or chicken … Read More

Kids will Love these Butterfly Sandwich Bites

butterfly sandwiches

Butterfly Bites not only brighten up the lunchbox & fill it with delicious bites; they also make the perfect serve of creativity for spring picnics with the kiddos. Check out how to take a few ordinary lunchbox supplies & turn them into a whole lot of imaginative fun! Butterfly Sandwich Bites by Jodie Fitz Cut the bread into hearts using … Read More