Gingerbread Energy Bites‘Tis the season for all things sprinkled with cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and cloves! These no-bake energy bites taste like gingerbread cookies and pumpkin pie had a baby and are great for meal prep and perfect size for lunchboxes.Cinnamon Churro ChipsThese gluten-free chips require just FOUR ingredients and have all the warm sweet cinnamon flavors of autumn.
🍂 What’s great is you can customize to any holiday you want depending on what cookie cutters you use! Ready in less than 15 minutes, these are great for lunchboxes and after school snack.Fruit LeatherStill have Halloween candy left? Chuck that fruit roll up with all those food dyes and sugars, and make these fruit leathers instead!
🍓 The best part?? All you need is some fruit (and think about all the different combinations you can make!) with some lemon juice for pop ✨. Such a great source of vitamin C, and an easy way to get your kids to have fruit instead of candy.Waffle SkewersWhat if I told you your kids can make breakfast themselves? My kids are able to wash and cut their own fruit, and use their own creativity and fine motor skills to create their own skewers making meal time easy and fun.Smore’s Energy BitesThese 𝒏𝒐-𝒃𝒂𝒌𝒆 bliss balls are great for lunchboxes, make ahead snacks, or on-the-go treats. We love storing them in the freezer so they’re always ready for those moments when my kids are “staaaarving” aka 5 min after they had a meal 🙄 . They're everything you want from a fire-pit s’mores but without all the prep, hassle, and smokey scent that just won’t leave your clothes . These bliss balls are made with whole grain oats and are sweetened naturally by pure maple syrup.
Chocolate Bat PopsWith just 𝓉𝒽𝓇𝑒𝑒 ingredients, this spooky Halloween treat is easy to make and oh so delicious. We used vegan + gluten-free nut-butter stuffed sandwich cookies, and added mini white chocolate chips to our dye-free chocolate gem eyes for extra spooky night vision.Ghost Pizza BagelsLet’s make an easy FOUR ingredient Halloween lunch together! These mini pizza bagels are great for school lunchboxes and cannot be easier to make.Lunchbox Inspiration- Dinosaur Themed Lunch☀️ Although summer is here, it’s never too early to start planning for back to school! ✏️ Sawyer is starting pre-k this year, and that means our little boy will join his big sister with taking lunchboxes to school! 🥳
💡 My biggest tip for new lunchbox packers is to 𝒾𝓃𝒸𝓁𝓊𝒹𝑒 𝓎𝑜𝓊𝓇 𝓀𝒾𝒹𝓈 𝒾𝓃 𝓉𝒽𝑒 𝓅𝓇𝑜𝒸𝑒𝓈𝓈! Not only will it encourage them to eat their meals better in school, but it will also make your life a bit less hectic too!
🎒 My kids love to get involved by cutting their fruits + veggies with kid safe knives, portioning out foods, and making designs out of their meals. 𝐈 𝐟𝐢𝐧𝐝 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐤𝐞𝐲𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐬𝐮𝐜𝐜𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐟𝐮𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐝 𝐬𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐰𝐢𝐜𝐡/𝐯𝐞𝐠𝐠𝐢𝐞/𝐜𝐡𝐞𝐞𝐬𝐞/𝐟𝐫𝐮𝐢𝐭 𝐜𝐮𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐚𝐬 𝐰𝐞𝐥𝐥 𝐚𝐬 𝐚 𝐠𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐭 𝐥𝐮𝐧𝐜𝐡𝐛𝐨𝐱 𝐬𝐲𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐦.Halloween Lunchbox IdeasA collection of some of Liv's favorite vegetarian Halloween lunchboxes! All require easy pantry items and a little bit of creativity! Which one is your favorite?!Lunchbox Inspiration- “Ladybugs on Leaves”If you're looking for a vegetarian, vegan, or plant based lunchbox idea for your little ones, we got you covered with this semi-homemade lunch comprised of mini avocado toasts, sweet bell peppers filled with hummus, plant based maple sausages made from millet, lentils, dates, and apples, and a dessert of blueberries and chocolate.Lunchbox Inspiration- “Cauliflower Mac & Cheese Bowl”Nothing makes life easier than semi-homemade meals! Today's lunchbox consists of cauliflower mac and cheese, cheddar broccoli quinoa muffins, and carrot cake breakfast cookies!Lunchbox Inspiration- “Spinach Whole Wheat Quesadillas”My favorite veggie to sneak into the kids' lunches is spinach because its mild flavor is always masked by whatever it's combined with. My daughter LOVES grilled cheese and cheese quesadillas, so I always put spinach inside to get in extra nutrients. We've also made these quesadillas with scrambled cheesy eggs + spinach, and she always gobbles them up!