The Little Lunchbox Cookbook: Easy Real-Food Bento Lunches for Kids on the Go (Paperback)
Exciting Whole-Food Lunches Youâ€™ll Be Proud to Pack and That Kids Will Love to Eat!
Pack your child a healthy, tasty lunch the easy way! Each lunchbox focuses on just one nutrient-dense homemade component that can be prepped ahead of time for easy grab-and-go options on busy days. Prep a big batch of Carnival Copycat Corn Dogs and stick them in the freezerâ€” theyâ€™ll defrost just in time for lunch. Make The Best Chinese Takeout Copycat for dinner one night and you can pack the leftovers in the kidsâ€™ thermoses later that week. And what could be easier than letting your child assemble their own lunch with a chapter full of healthy Lunchables Â® copycats? From Pizza Lunchables Â® Copycat featuring whole-food pizza crust and customizable toppings, to Easy Homemade Cracker Stackers Lunchables Â® Copycat, youâ€™ll find tons of ideas to make lunchbox prep fun, nourishing, and practical.
Renee Kohley, author of Nourished Beginnings Baby Food, has compiled this delicious, allergen-friendly collection of gluten-free lunches to make sure every child has the energy they need to power through the busy school day. Fill a lunchbox with no-fuss sides like seeds, crackers, and fresh fruits with a single from-scratch item for a balanced meal that your kids will be excited to eat. With so many great choices, youâ€™ll never have to wonder what you should pack for lunch again.
*All recipes are gluten-free and allergen-friendly!*
About the Author
Renee Kohley is the author of Nourished Beginnings Baby Food and the mom of three behind the website Raising Generation Nourished. She has been a featured writer on Nourished Kitchen, The Prairie Homestead, Mommypotamus, and Super Healthy Kids. She lives in Grand Haven, Michigan.
â€œA great resource! Reneeâ€™s recipes are a creative twist on healthy and satisfying with tons of ideas and beautiful images to match.â€
â€“Natalie Monson, founder of SuperHealthyKids.com and PrePear.com
â€œI love that Reneeâ€™s approach makes it easy for parents to make and pack healthy meals. Plus, kids love her recipes!â€
â€“Amy Palanjian, founder of YummyToddlerFood.com and author of Busy Little Hands: Food Play!