How To Pack Kiwi & Mandarins in Lunch Boxes (Plus a Giveaway!)

How To Pack Clementines & Kiwi in Lunch Boxes

Thank you to Cuties© and Mighties™ for sponsoring this post!  Fresh fruit is a daily fixture in my kids’ lunch boxes–but it’s gotta be easy to eat. Lunch periods are short (and kids are chatty) so if food isn’t fast, it’s bound to come home. Last week I shared my trick for packing a sliced apple (read: A Clever Way To Pack…

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A Clever Way To Pack Apples in Lunch Boxes

how to pack apples in lunch boxes

Packing fruit in lunch boxes is a breeze in the spring and summer, when all kinds of fruits–from blueberries to watermelon–are in season, widely available, and at their absolute peak. Come fall, pickings get a little slim, but apples are plentiful. Trouble is, my boys don’t like to have whole apples in their lunch (my second grader’s…

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5 Daily Health Habits I’m Teaching My Kids

5 Daily Health Habits I'm Teaching My Kids

This month, I’m partnering with the National Milk Life Campaign’s Back-to-School program. I was compensated for writing this post, but all opinions are (as always!) my own. Nobody’s perfect. It’s a reality that I promote on this blog and something I show in plain view in my What We Ate Wednesday feature. Sometimes my dinner…

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Wild Blueberry Pancakes

Wild Blueberry Pancakes -- Real Mom Nutrition

Last month, I traveled to Maine to learn about wild blueberries. I was a guest of The Wild Blueberry Association of North America, who covered my travel expenses and accommodations, but I was not compensated for writing this post. All opinions expressed are my own. True to their name, wild blueberries grow wild–and have for thousands of years….

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Easy Frozen Treats For Summer

Easy Frozen Treats For Summer -- Real Mom Nutrition

I’ve been busy over at Inspired Home, where I’m writing about healthy eating and the tools that make it easier. This month, I created four simple frozen treats you can make at home. For all the details and recipes, read Delicious DIY Frozen Treats. Here’s a peek: Two-Ingredient Blueberry Fro-Yo Watermelon Slush Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana “Ice Cream” Refreshing…

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