Granny Smith Grilled Cheese Sandwich

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April 12th is National Grilled Cheese Day! Grilled cheese sandwiches, does it get any better than that?!? Since my family has switched to living a healthier lifestyle, we have tried to find ways to adapt recipes to better suit our way of eating. Of course we still want them to look and taste delicious! This […]

Taco Salad To Go

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Packing school lunches can get tiring after a while, especially if your children are not a fan on sandwiches. One fun lunch that my daughters love bringing to school is taco salad. I try to make taco salad for supper at least once every 2 weeks and then I make sure to have enough for […]

Bento School Lunches

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I love making bento school lunches for my girls. I call them Lovable Lunches because I love making them and my girls love eating them. I find that people are often overwhelmed with the idea of making bento school lunches. Bento lunches don’t need to be full of fancy foods or made to look like […]

Litterless Lunch Bento Style

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One complaint I often hear from parents is that their school has adopted a litterless lunch policy and they find it hard to pack lunch on those days. I can understand how difficult that can be, so today I decided to show a simple littlerless lunch, bento style. This lunch contains: leftover roast beef wrap […]

Halloween Bento Lunch

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This was a fun Halloween bento lovable lunch to make for my daughters. It is actually a make your own pizza lunch. Stack of pumpkin shaped tortillas & one bat shaped one Salsa Shredded Mozzarella cheese Mini pepperoni slices —————————————- Carrot slices Snap Peas Ranch dip Babybel Cheese Jack-o-lantern Mini marshmallows Children love being independent, […]

Autumn Bento Style Lovable Lunch

Autumn Bento

Autumn is my favorite season. I love the colors of the leaves and the cooler breezes that come along with it. For today’s autumn bento style lovable lunch I decided to go with a leaves and acorn theme and tried to stick to the colors of golden oranges, reds and browns that come along with […]

First Day Of School Lunch, Pictures & More

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Today was my daughters first day back to school. Miss Kate is entering third grade and Jane could not be happier to be entering kindergarten. Yes, these are pictures of their school lunch. I love making Lovable Lunches and yes, they may be Pinterest perfect, BUT don’t let that fool you. My house looks like […]

Baked Macaroni and Cheese

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It’s lunch week here on Mommy Moment and I couldn’t miss the opportunity to talk about how leftovers make great lunches. Baked macaroni and cheese using local Bothwell cheese is a favorite in our home, so I try to make extra and then the next morning I put it piping hot into a thermos for […]

Perfectly Packed Lunches {Rubbermaid LunchBlox #Giveaway}

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It’s our lunch themed week here on Mommy Moment and today we are featuring the Rubbermaid LunchBlox for Kids’.  We are featuring the “pink” kit which comes with a pink, purple and green container with a blue ice pack.  (The “blue” set comes with blue, green and orange containers and a blue ice pack.) LunchBlox […]

Teaching kids to pack their own lunch {ECOlunchbox #Giveaway}

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School lunches are a hot topic among many parents. Whether it’s what to pack, what kind of containers to buy or how to save time on an already busy morning, I’ve heard it all. In this post I’m going to give you a few tips on how you can teach your child to pack their […]