Lunch recipes and ideas every ChefMom needs to rock the lunchbox! - Page 4:


  1. Simple lunches for school-age kids
    With the recent surge in Food TV shows, moms everywhere have been trying to reinvent the classic brown bag lunch with complicated...
  2. Healthy lunch makeovers: Sloppy joes
    For a hearty, old fashioned lunch, you can't beat sloppy joes. To make the traditional recipe a little more nutritious, give your...
  3. Healthy lunch makeovers: Mac and cheese
    Mac and cheese is a favorite lunch (or dinner) for many kids across the country. Follow these tips and tricks to make your macaroni...
  4. Playing with your food
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    If you've got picky eaters at the table or simply want to add some educational fun to your lunch routine, here are our favorite food...
  5. Healthy lunch makeovers: French fries
    French fries are the perfect side to hamburgers, hot dogs and other kids' favorites. Though delicious, traditional French fries are...
  6. Lazy Sunday: Family meals when time is on your side
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    After a hectic week of grab-and-go meals, let Sunday be a lazy day to relax and indulge in an afternoon of delicious leisure time in...
  7. Pizza-flavored snack ideas
    We confess! -- We live for pizza at the Chef Mom test kitchen. When we’re not eating it, we’re dreaming about it. And since our...
  8. Sophisticated lunch ideas
    While the kids are away at summer camp, moms everywhere are taking the time to celebrate another successful year of mom...
  9. How to make leftovers last
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    There is nothing worse than whipping up a delightful meal for the family, only to have leftovers no one will eat. Follow just a few...
  10. Soccer game grub: Lunch on the field or on-the-go
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    When the kids have a soccer game, pack these healthy, quick-to-fix lunch recipes -- so you can avoid the drive-thru.
  11. Simple lunch ideas for tweens
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    Score major brownie points with these cool lunch ideas for tweens that look as good as they taste.
  12. Make your own snack packs
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    Convenience is king but it can also be costly. Think about those snack packs you buy to add to your kids’ lunches, or maybe even...
  13. Healthy lunch makeovers: Tacos
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    It's taco day! Give your tacos a healthy makeover and make lunch a little more nutritious for your kids.
  14. Lunches under $3 a day
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    It’s so much easier to make a nutritious meal when you have supplies on hand. Reaching for the cupboard -- instead of the phone to...
  15. Portable comfort food recipes
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    Though sitting on your couch, cozied up in a blanket, spooning your favorite comfort food into your mouth, may be our preferred...
  16. Perfect playdate: Lunch for the kids and the gang
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    When you have a gang of hungry kids to feed, go beyond sandwiches or heat-and-eat convenience food. All three of these kid-friendly...
  17. Healthy lunch makeovers: Grilled cheese
    Everyone loves grilled cheese. Kids love the ooey gooey goodness and parents love the convenience. Give your child's grilled cheese...
  18. Healthy lunch makeovers: Fish sticks
    Fish sticks are a lunch favorite among kids across the country. However, the fish sticks you find in the frozen food aisle aren't...
  19. Healthy lunch makeovers: Chicken fingers
    Kids love chicken nuggets and chicken fingers. However, the fast food variety (and even frozen food type) can be full of fat and...
  20. How to pack a lunchbox
    Don't just throw a sandwich in a lunch sack with an apple on top. You want to keep your child's lunch as fresh (and intact) as...

Lunchtime is the time for ChefMom to shine. We've got the lunch recipes, tips and tricks every ChefMom needs to rock the lunchbox!