A Better Lunchbox–Week 42, Jun 20 – Jun 23 2011

Last week of school! I can’t believe my little sweetie has been in school a whole year. She has grown so much, it has just been amazing to watch. Looking forward to a summer of fun and wishing you the same! Monday Cream cheese and Strawberry Jam Sandwiches – organic multigrain bread, organic cream cheese, … Continue reading

A Better Lunchbox–Week 41, Jun 13 – Jun 16 2011

Only one school meal this week, we tagged along with my husband on a work trip to Austin, TX. It was my first time there and despite the insane high temps (100+!) we had a wonderful time. A real foodie haven! A huge blog post to come on must “eats” if you find yourself in … Continue reading

A Better Lunchbox–Week 40, Jun 6 – Jun 9 2011

Monday  Rice balls – organic sushi rice molded into shapes and decorated with nori cut outs Broccoli – organic, steamed Pork chop – Organic, pounded thin, seasoned with garlic salt and pan seared in olive oil Blueberries – organic and local  Consumption: She left a few pieces of broccoli Tuesday – stayed home. Wednesday Organic … Continue reading

A Better Lunchbox–Week 39, May 30 – Jun 2 2011

Monday – Memorial Day Tuesday Rice balls – organic sushi rice molded into shapes and decorated with nori cut outs Peas – organic, cooked from frozen that am Mild Italian sausage – Boccalone sausage left over from our cookout on Sunday Blueberries – organic and local  Consumption: She left a few pieces of sausage and … Continue reading

A Better Lunchbox–Week 38, May 23 – May 26 2011

Blueberries are in season and delicious, extra bonus that they are so good for you and the perfect toddler finger food. You’ll see them a lot in Sofie’s lunches. We eat them with breakfast too. In fact, I just froze a big batch to have on hand for smoothies. You may be thinking, geez, these … Continue reading

A Better Lunchbox–Week 37, May 16 – May 19 2011

Monday Pasta – organic, plain, cooked that am Broccoli – steamed, organic & local Ham – nitrate free, organic ham cut into flower shapes Strawberries – organic & local Consumption: She ate almost everything! Just a few bites left. Tuesday Cream cheese and strawberry jam sandwiches – organic multigrain bread, organic cream cheese, Happy Girl … Continue reading

A Better Lunchbox–Week 36, May 9 – May 12 2011

Monday I thought I’d share a different view of the pizza I make for Sofie. Here is is baking in the oven right before school. It is so quick and easy to make that it is worth it to make it fresh. Pizza that has been in the fridge just isn’t as tasty, especially since … Continue reading

A Better Lunchbox–Week 35, May 2 – May 5 2011

Monday   Organic Sprouted wheat bun (1/2) Boccalone Italian Sausage – grilled the night before for dinner (http://www.boccalone.com/ ) Cherry Tomatoes – organic Blueberries – organic and local Consumption: She left 2/3 of the bun (it was a lot for a 3yr old) and a few pieces of sausage. Tuesday Organic Whole Wheat Alphabet pasta … Continue reading

A Better Lunchbox–Week 34, April 25 – April 28 2011

Sofie had another battle with sniffles, not 100% sure whether it was a cold or allergies. She was in good spirits, except the runny nose, and eventual cough. She tends to prefer to use the back of her hand to wipe her nose than a tissue which leads to a very sore lips and cheeks. … Continue reading

A Better Lunchbox–Week 33, April 18 – April 21 2011

Monday    Chicken/Spinach/Rice – organic ground chicken, organic spinach, garlic, shallots, organic sushi rice Strawberries – organic and local Consumption: She ate most of everything. Tuesday   Cheese and spinach quesadilla – organic tortilla, organic Mexican cheese blend, organic spinach Carrots – organic carrots, raw, cut into flower shapes Strawberries – organic and local Consumption: … Continue reading