Food, Kid meals, Motherhood

Lunchbox Meal Ideas: Week One

If you’re reading this, we survived week one of preschool!

RJ goes to school 4 days a week, and Elias goes to school 2 days a week. So weekly I’ll be taking shots of what they eat everyday. It’ll be separated by Elias’ meals (which is suited for a picky 2 year old) and RJ’s meal (suited for a living garbage disposal)

Every Sunday I plan their meals for the week, that way when we go grocery shopping,  we get what we need, and planned for instead of walking out of target $300 poorer. After I write up their meals, and purchase everything we need for it, I make it all pretty and print it out to keep on the side of my fridge. I prep their lunches the night before, because come on, I AM NOT a morning person. I have like 20 alarms, just to wake me up.

Here is the list for last week:

Day 2

Click Here for Printable Blank Meal Prep Sheet


Elias’ (picky 2 year old) Lunch Day 1:

Entree: Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich cut into shapes. I’m no expert at sandwich cutting. But I definitely will get a sandwich cutter because Elias LOVED the shapes.

Sides:

  • NurturMe Quinoa Squares
  • Grapes (which I did cut in half, after I took the picture)
  • Buddy Fruit and Veggies pouches
  • Honest Juice Box

Snack (not pictured): Annie’s Homegrown Granola Bar


Elias’ lunch Day 2:

Entree: Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwich, cut into shapes

Sides:

Drink: Honest Juice

Snack (not pictured): Pretzels


RJ’s lunch Day 1:

Entree: Cookie Butter and Jelly Sandwich

Sides:

  • Grapes
  • Land o’ lakes cheese square
  • NurturMe Quinoa Sqaures
  • Annie’s Homegrown Granola Bar
  • Annie’s Homegrown Yogurt tube

Drink: Honest Juice Box


RJ’s Lunch Day 2:

Entree: Cookie Butter and Banana Tortilla Pinwheel

Sides: 

Drink: Honest Juice Box


RJ’s lunch Day 3:

Entree: Cookie Butter and Jelly Sandwich

Sides: 

Drink: Honest Juice Box


RJ’s Lunch Day 4:

Entree: 1/2 Nutella and Banana Sandwich

Sides:

  • Carrots w/ Ranch
  • Hard Boiled Egg
  • Annie’s Homegrown Fruit Snack
  • Annie’s Homegrown Granola Bar

Drink: Honest Juice Box


Our Favorites Brands for this month:

  1. We are loving NurturMe products for their snacks. They are the tummy friendly brand, that promotes good digestive health. All their foods contain probiotics, which is amazing for your little one’s gut. All their snacks are free from gluten, dairy, soy and eggs. The products that were featured in their lunch box this week were…
  2. Pics Peanut Butter:RJ’s class is a peanut free class this year, so only Elias will be indulging in peanut butter at school. But we love this brand in particular because it has 25% more of the GOOD fat than the other leading peanut butter brand. This was very important to us because Elias is a VERY picky eater, and getting some good fats in his diet is tough. But when he eats his PB&J made with Pic’s Peanut Butter, we have peace of mind! It’s also non GMO, and no added sugar. Because there are no oils added, you have to stir the peanut butter up before you scoop it out the jar.

Next week’s meals are going to have a different look(and less sandwiches), I’m so excited to show you all!! But for now, It’s a surprise!

Hope you all have a great week, and if you’re tackling school drop off and Lunch Packing, I hope this helped you out!


This post was sponsored by NurturMe and Pics Peanut Butter| as always all opinions are 100% me, or else I wouldn’t be feeding it to my kids lol.

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