The Healthy Lunch Idea Boards You Should Follow On Pinterest

22 Aug

Clothes shopping and supply shopping are definitely on the brain, now that it’s time for back-to-school preparation. But there’s one more thing to think about: school lunches

A topic that is controversial around the United States, and even the world, the quality of lunches for kindergarten through 12th grade students have varied throughout decades. With big corporate companies profiting from the subpar meals provided by academic institutions, parents might be concerned with what their child eats at school. 

So why not make lunch? There are easy options, plus you’ll definitely know what’s going into your kid’s body. 

Celebrity chef Curtis Stone is helping parents out with his Back to School Healthy Eats and Treats board on Pinterest. Stone’s personal curation has an almost endless supply of simple lunch recipes and tasty snacks.

Stone told the Huffington Post, I believe in introducing our kids to as many flavors, textures and cuisines as possible from a young age and to give that your best shot, the trick is to give kids most of the same things you and I eat.” To that sentiement, Stone feels that will simplify the way parents make lunch this upcoming fall. “This means you don’t make more meals than you need to, which is paramount at back to school time when everyone is crazy busy.” 

Don’t worry, there’s also room for sweet treats. “Most of my pins are healthy and nutritious ideas,” Stone said, adding, “but I’ve thrown some homemade ‘sometimes’ treats in there too, because I remember how happy I felt when I found a sweet something in my lunchbox when I was in school!”

Since we’re dealing with Pinterest here, the inspiration doesn’t stop there. Take a look at Curtis’ main board below, plus several other boards that he and the Pinterest team suggest for back-to-school food ideas. 

Curtis Stone’s Back to School Healthy Eats and Treats

Follow Curtis Stone’s board Back to School Healthy Eats and Treats on Pinterest.

Cait’s Plate’s {lunch} 

Follow Cait’s Plate’s board {lunch} on Pinterest.

The Spicy RD’s Lunch Box 101

Follow Spicy RD Nutrition // EA Stewart, MBA, RD’s board Lunch Box 101 on Pinterest.

Cookin’ Canuk’s Healthy School Morning Breakfast Recipes

Follow Cookin’ Canuck | Healthy Recipes’s board Healthy School Morning Breakfast Recipes on Pinterest.

The Food Nanny’s After School Snack 

Follow The Food Nanny’s board After School Snack on Pinterest.

Faith Corrien Valdez’s Lunches/Leftovers

Follow Faith Corrien Valdez’s board lunches/leftovers on Pinterest.

 Hip Foodie Mom’s For The Kids

Follow Hip Foodie Mom’s board For the Kids on Pinterest.

 Simple Stacie’s Back to School

Follow Stacie Vaughan {}’s board Back to School on Pinterest.

Lunchbox Dad’s My Lunchbox Dad Meals 

Follow Lunchbox Dad’s board My Lunchbox Dad Meals on Pinterest.

Sunshine and Hurricanes’ Kids Lunches 

Follow Sunshine and Hurricanes’s board Kids Lunches on Pinterest.

Inspired by Family’s Lunch and Afternoon Snacks

Follow Mari Hernandez-Tuten, Inspired by Family’s board Lunch and After School Snacks on Pinterest.

Get more great lunch ideas from HuffPost’s Pinterest! 

Follow Huffington Post’s board Yummy Lunch Ideas on Pinterest.

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