7 Healthy Back-to-School Lunch Ideas

In our house the new school year begins in August.  This means the first week of August leaves me little time to buy back-to-school supplies, clothes, AND go grocery shopping for lunches. Like all parents, I want my kids to have a successful school year. If that's going to happen they're going to need healthy lunches to keep their brains fueled throughout the school day. Fresh fruits and veggies along with a filling sandwich or wrap is always the base of my kids lunches. Add in a sweet treat and a bottle of water and they have a healthy, nutritious lunch. Today I have 7 Healthy Back-to-School Lunch Ideas that will give you a head start on giving your child a successful school year through a full belly and fueled brain. /1/ BBQ Ranch Chicken Salad Wraps - This chicken salad can be … [Read more...]

Gluten Free Roasted Garlic and Kale Meatballs Recipe

After discovering a new favorite snack cracker when we came home with the Crunchmaster Originals from a "warehouse" store, I was interested to find out that these crackers aren't just for cheese and dips - they also lend themselves to some pretty delicious recipes! First up was trying these Roasted Garlic and Kale Meatballs. The bonus? Because the crackers are gluten free, this recipe is as well! Roasted Garlic and Kale Meatballs Makes about 20  2" meatballs Ingredients 1 - 1/4 cups coarsely ground Crunchmaster Roasted Garlic Multi Seed Crackers 1 - 1/2 lbs lean ground beef 1 cup finely chopped kale 1 small onion chopped fine 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese 1 egg beaten 1/2tsp sea salt 1/4 tsp black pepper 3 Tbsp. olive oil 4 cups jarred tomato sauce 1/4 … [Read more...]