WhooHooo it's back to school! If you're contemplating fresh ideas for lunch boxes and after school snacks so your kids stay fueled & happy throughout the day, we're here to help you be a Lunchbox Hero! Check out these 3 easy school lunch ideas that are protein dense, low in sugar, and good sources of healthy fats & fiber.
1. Nut-free Oat Chocolate Chip Energy Bites + hidden veggies (Gluten Free, Vegan, Contains Coconut)
- Creation Nation Energy Bite Mix "Oat Yes Chocolate Chip"
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/2 cup sunflower seed butter
- 1/3 to 1/2 cup finely grated carrots and/ or zucchini
With a fork, mix all together in a bowl, then roll bite-sized balls. Makes 24. Store refrigerated in an air-tight container until time to pack for school.
2. Superfood Chocolate Hummus Dip + Apples (Organic Protein & Superfoods, Vegan, Grain Free, Gluten Free)
- Creation Nation Energy Bite Mix "Cocoa for Coconuts"
- 1 can Organic Chickpeas (garbanzo), rinsed & drained
- 3/4 Cup fresh Water (not the garbanzo water, it's too salty)
- 1/3 Cup Maple, Agave or Date Syrup
Add the chickpeas, water, and syrup to your blender. Blend on high, then add our no-bake mix. Blend until smooth.
Serve with sliced apples for dipping (or just a spoon)! Store extras in the fridge (one week) or freezer (one month).
3. PB&J Protein Balls + Grapes or Berries (Organic protein, Vegan, Gluten Free)
- Creation Nation Protein Bar Mix "PB & Jelly"
- 2/3 Cup Milk or Water
- 1/3 Cup Honey, Agave, or Date Syrup
With a fork, mix all together in a bowl, then roll bite-sized balls. Makes 24. Store refrigerated in an air-tight container until time to pack for school. Serve with a side of berries or grapes.
No-bake & minutes to make! Moms, we hope these easy lunchbox ideas help ease some of the back to school stress. Along with school supplies, you can get our mixes at Amazon, Whole Foods Market, HyVee, HEB, and many more. xo Karen
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