recipe roundup by: Laura Mierzwa, Registered Holistic Nutritionist and Culinary Nutrition Expert
written by: Elysia Arseneau, Ontario Certified Teacher and NutriChem staff writer
September is drawing to a close, which means that students (and their parents) have almost completed the first month of school! Congratulations, you’ve completed 10% of the school year! (But who’s counting, right?)
For many, this time can bring a culinary challenge: it can be difficult to think of healthy school lunch and snack ideas that won’t come home again, especially for all 5 days of the week! That’s why we wanted to provide you with some fun and healthy ideas to help you pack your children’s lunch boxes. Enjoy!
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(Could also use store-bought sunflower seed butter)
|Choose a base||Choose the toppings|
sliced chicken breast, roasted veggies and pumpkin seeds
black beans, tomatoes, broccoli and hemp seeds
chickpeas, cauliflower and avocado
turkey, avocado, beets and sunflower seeds
|millet||ground beef, sautéed mushrooms and peppers|
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