20 Healthy Lunchbox Ideas For Toddlers And Preschoolers

20 Healthy Toddler & Preschooler Lunchbox Ideas

My friend and fellow dietitian Holley Grainger packs lunch throughout the week for her two girls, ages 4 and 2. She also takes photos of the lunches she packs and post them for inspiration (check out #healthylittlelunchbox on Instagram!). I’m always amazed at how well she balances the nutritional needs of her two littles ones with…

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PackIt Lunch Bag Giveaway

PackIt Freezable Lunch Bag

Cold packs. They’re important. But they frequently get lost in the depths of our freezer. And often it feels like one just isn’t enough. That’s why these PackIt lunch bags are so nifty. The bag itself acts like one big cold pack! It chills foods and drinks up to ten hours–then folds down into a neat little bundle…

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Lunchbox Pesto Tortellini

Lunch Box Pesto Tortellini -- Real Mom Nutrition

I was asked to participate in the #PastaFits campaign as a member of the Healthy Aperture blogger network. I was compensated for my time. As always, all opinions expressed are my own. At our house, pasta is a regular staple, especially for weeknight meals. It’s fast, healthy, budget-friendly, and can be served in different ways on…

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How to Pack Lunch (Without Losing Your Mind)

New Year's Lunchbox Resolutions at Real Mom Nutrition

My friend, fellow blogger, and mom of two Brianne DeRosa of Red, Round, or Green packs a good lunch.  So good that her lunches inspired me to write the tongue-in-cheekly-titled Your Child’s Lunch Makes Me Feel Inferior and beg her to pack my lunch every day too (we haven’t figured out those logistics yet). Bri insists that these lunch boxes aren’t hard or…

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My 10 Most Popular Posts of 2014


Thanks for making 2014 a great year at Real Mom Nutrition! In case you missed any of them (or are new to my blog), here are my 10 most-read blog posts of the year: 1. Naturally Colored Frosting Easy recipes for red and green frosting using natural dyes made from beets and spinach. 2. My 10 Favorite Kitchen Tricks Bread…

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