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Back To School Series - All About Lunches

Back to School Lunch Ideas

Back To School Series - All About Lunches

Our first post in our Back To School Series is all about lunches! You may have gotten comfortable over the summer not having to pack lunches, so I wanted to share some tips to streamline the lunch making process for you, and give you a chance to plan ahead so that you are all set once school starts: Keep one container in the fridge and one in the pantry with all the designated lunch foods and snack to make it quick and easy to access during lunch assembly. Packing the lunch the night before saves you time in the morning AND...

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Summer Slow Cooker Recipes

Breakfast Lunch ideas Recipe Summer

Summer Slow Cooker Recipes

I own a slow cooker, but I must confess that I usually only think to use it in the fall/winter season. Think a warming stew, soup or chili. I'm not sure why I forget that I have it in the summer. When you think about it, it's a pretty genius kitchen device to use in the hottest times of the month when you try to keep the kitchen as cool as possible. So I gathered up some yummy recipes from breakfast to dessert, that you can use this summer to spend more time outside and less time inside cooking! 5...

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Bentology Lunch Ideas (Fourth Edition)

Healthy Snacking Lunch ideas Recipe

Bentology Lunch Ideas (Fourth Edition)

I always like to rustle up some new lunch ideas this time of year. It's so easy to get in a rut and pack the same old foods day in and day out. Both you and your kids might appreciate some fresh new ideas. So I've gathered up some great ideas from our friends at Bentology, the makers of the Bentology (former Bento) lunch boxes. You can find these fabulous lunch boxes here, but if you already have a lunch box system you love you can of course pack these ideas in whatever you have on hand. I've included a full...

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Bento Lunch Ideas (Third Edition)

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Bento Lunch Ideas (Third Edition)

As the school bells ring in for the first time of the year, it's time to get back into routines in more ways than one. Getting kids up and ready in time in the morning for one, and having great tasting, nutritional lunches ready for another. We love the Bentology lunch boxes we carry at Kids Trading Company, for the variety of menu ideas we can put together for our kids. So here is the third edition of a full week's worth of school lunch ideas for you, and as always feel free to swap and substitute based on your child's tastes...

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Let's Have a Picnic

Family Healthy Snacking Lunch ideas Summer

Let's Have a Picnic

With the arrival of our super popular Tuffo water resistant blankets last week, we at Kids Trading Company entered summer picnic-mode! So we thought we'd share some perfect picnic food ideas for you and your kids to get outside and truly enjoy this short summer season! We are splitting them into three categories, snacks or appertizers, main meals and desserts. Be sure to keep your foods cold until it's time to eat. Bite-sized snacks Devilled eggs (use your own favourite recipe or try this one) Stuffed cucumber bites (cut mini cucumbers into 3/4 inch pieces and scoop out the middle...

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