5 EASY and HEALTHY Back to School Lunches

When you think of healthy meals, you probably think of slaving over the kitchen oven for hours and intense meal planning. You actually don’t have to sacrifice convenience for healthy meals! We put together 5 quick and nutritional meals for you! It only took us 45 minutes to put all five of these meals together. Make it a fun experience with your child and prep the meals together in a assembly line fashion! Teaching your child to meal plan while they are young is really beneficial for them and YOU. No one wants to still be packing their 25 year old son’s lunch. 😉 LOL

#1 Two hard boiled eggs, celery with peanut butter, and strawberries #1 Meal.jpg

Notice, we didn’t use expensive or complicated tupperware. We were able to get all the food in one simple little tupperware container!

#2 Turkey rollups- turkey, lettuce,tomato,dijon mustard rolled into a tortilla, cottage cheese, and cherry tomatoes

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Make extra and pack the lunches for yourself too! Little ones want to feel like an adult. If you’re eating a certain food, they’ll want to too!

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We mixed in a couple vegetarian options to change things up. Variety is important! Kiddos get bored easy!

#4 Chicken quesadilla- chicken with cheddar cheese and chips and salsa

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To make it easy, we used frozen grilled chicken and warmed it up. Yes, cooking your own chicken is more healthy, but we would rather you cook a convenient healthy meal than packing a pizza Lunchable.

#5 Whole wheat pita bread with hummus, carrots, and grapes

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Try to incorporate veggies into the meals! The earlier your child is introduced to vegetables and the more you incorporate them, the more likely they are to crave them!

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One last tip for you is to make sure your child doesn’t throw away any of his or her food. This way you can see what they are liking and not liking, to adjust for future meals!

These lunches are very inexpensive! We spent approximately $35 at Aldis on the ingredients for these meals. You could get at least 20 meals out of the ingredients we bought. Pack lunches for the whole family!

Let us know if you are going to try out these quick and easy meals! Also, if you have any recommendations for blogs, tell us in the comments! 🙂

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10 Hacks to Make Packing Stress Free

We have all had those family vacations that turn into more work than relaxing. Packing can be overwhelming. We did our research to find you the ten best packing hacks to make your traveling experience go more smoothly.

1. Roll up your clothing to save space in your suit case.

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2. Use a hairband to keep chargers organized.

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3. Wear your largest shoes to the airport to save room in your suitcase.

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4. Use a binder clip over your razor.

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5. Store bobby pins in a tic tac container.

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6. Put your perfume bottle in a sock to keep it safe.

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7. Use pill containers to store rings and earrings. This is great because you can easily plan out your jewelry for each day!

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8. Use an oven mitt as a heat resistant cover for your curling iron or flat iron.

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9. Pack a first aid kit with things like tylenol, feminine products, bandaids, wipes, and stain remover. It will come in handy!

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10. Keep your travel documents in a zipper bag, so that they are weather proof.

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And of course check out our new arrivals at pulsefashion.com.

 

7 Reasons Almond Milk Should Be At The Top of Your Grocery List + FIVE free smoothie recipes

Summer is almost here, and whether you’re trying to shed a few pounds to fit into your favorite swim suit, or kick starting a training regiment, incorporate Almond Milk into your daily routine to help you get back into shape! Almond milk is an amazing super food so read on to get the inside scoop and be healthy for this summer’s adventures! (+ 5 smoothie recipes that use this super drink!)

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