Now that you’ve settled into the school year, it’s time to discuss with your children what they can expect regarding meals and snacks at home. A general meeting at home about all expectations can save you any communications breakdowns at the wrong times. Why, you say, is this important?! Let me give you a couple of thoughts. Continue reading How to Approach School Year Meal Planning with Your Kids
By Rita Larsen, RDN; Elite Sports Clubs Nutrition Educator & Diet Counselor
Many children have a wonderful time taking a break in the day with their school lunches. Some families prefer a hot lunch, some prefer cold lunch, and some do a combination depending on the hot lunch being served and if the child likes it or not.
With the costs of food going up, it is important to plan a lunch that children will actually eat at school, after all, the school lunches are moving toward three dollars per student.
Continue reading Building a Better School Lunch—Hot or Cold