ChefMom School Food: Healthy school lunches, snacks, breakfasts, dinners and fun recipe ideas:


  1. Breakfast ideas for busy school mornings
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    We've all heard about how breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but it can be hard to get your kids to eat a good...
  2. Allergen-free handheld snacks
    Food allergies are becoming more and more common in kids. If someone in your house suffers from them, you probably spend more time...
  3. Dairy-rich snack ideas
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    It’s important to make sure all of your meals have plenty of dairy, but it’s a good idea to have a snack each day that’s...
  4. 10 Creative lunchboxes
    Say goodbye to "blah" lunchboxes! Mix things up for your kids by getting creative with their school lunches. Try these 10 creative...
  5. Tips for keeping lunches cool
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    Moms are always looking for new tricks to keep lunches cold. Perishable food has to be kept cool to remain safe to eat, and lots of...
  6. Prep a week’s worth of snacks in an hour
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    Your turn for snack week? Don't run and hide under the bed. We've got a storehouse of yummy snack ideas that you can prepare in just...
  7. Creative ways to leave lunchbox notes
    Make sure that your kids know you’re thinking of them while they’re at school by leaving notes in their lunches. Kick up the fun...
  8. Double the dairy in your child's lunch
    A nutritious lunch will provide your kids with the fuel they need to finish the day in top form. To pack the healthiest lunch you...
  9. Breakfast recipes to celebrate the first day of school
    A special breakfast adds to the fun of the first day of school, so make it a morning party with quick and easy recipes.
  10. Not carrots again! Fun ways to pack veggies
    Make veggies fun with packing and preparation tips that make healthy options a favorite part of their lunchtime.
  11. Deconstructed cereal breakfasts
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    Bored with your breakfast cereal? Give your morning a new twist with these fresh takes on cereal breakfasts.
  12. Breakfast recipes to boost brain power
    Proteins, complex carbs from whole grains, and nutrient-packed ingredients like nuts and dried fruit help blood sugar stay level...
  13. Healthy dinner ideas to end the day right
    It's easy to fall into a rut at dinnertime, but we've got ideas to spare! Get dinner on the table in a jiffy with these healthy...
  14. Dash and dine dinners for busy nights
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    Football, baseball, art class, ballet, homework… did you say dinner? If dinnertime gets lost in the shuffle on busy family nights,...
  15. Grab-and-go breakfast faves
    When school mornings feel more like frenzied chaos than leisurely prep time, something's bound to give. Don't feel bad about...
  16. Teaching kids to make healthy lunch line decisions
    Hamburgers, pizza and cookies, oh my! How can healthier options compete? It's not easy to teach your children to make healthy lunch...
  17. Smoothie recipes to make mornings easier
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    Smoothies are sweet, filled with nutrients and a great way to start your day. Since the thick breakfast beverage is so similar to a...
  18. Planning an athlete's menu
    Whether you're the proud parent of the next LeBron James or the proud parent of a second-string soccer player, the importance of an...
  19. Sandwich ideas for kids with peanut allergies
    There's no reason to skimp on taste just because of peanut allergies. Check out our scrumptious kid-friendly selection of...
  20. Teaching your child to pack her own lunch
    Tame picky eaters by teaching them to pack a school lunch! When kids choose their own meals, they eat more and trade less.

A place where Moms get school lunch ideas, healthy breakfast recipes, healthy snack ideas & quick dinner recipes perfect for the busy back to school season.