Fruit salsa with cinnamon crisps

Fruit Salsa With Cinnamon Crisps

Carol Harrison Healthy Snack Ideas, Picky Eaters, Recipes 0 Comments

Talk about a better-for-you yummy treat for school lunches! I’ll give a container of fruit salsa to my kids and say, ” Close your eyes. Smell it. Take it all in. It’s fragrant. Now try it. The fruit is juicy and sweet. Oh it’s glorious.” They’ll usually reply with some variation of you’re weird mom but I press on encouraging …

Fruity couscous salad

Fruity Couscous Salad

Carol Harrison Healthy Leftovers, Recipes, Time and Money Savers 0 Comments

Packing up healthy school lunches is so much easier when you have some time-saving tricks up your sleeves like this one. Double up on cooking grains such as whole wheat couscous, barley, brown rice or whole grain pasta. You’re sure to find a way to use them up in the 3-5 days they keep in the fridge. This fruity couscous …

Fruity coleslaw for healthy kids school lunches

Fruity Coleslaw

Carol Harrison Picky Eaters, Recipes 0 Comments

Crunchy cabbage, juicy grapes and sweet pineapple make this school lunch coleslaw hard to resist. Pairing a favourite fruit with vegetables can be a great way to get kids to eat more vegetables. It’s a strategy that is worth a go. Try other fruits too such as apple, orange, pear or mango. What vegetable-fruit pairings do your kids like to …

Tutti Frutti School Lunch Salad

Tutti Frutti School Lunch Salad

Carol Harrison Picky Eaters, Recipes, Yummy Lunch Club 0 Comments

Are you good at coming up with snappy fun names? Because “day neutral strawberries” just doesn’t cut it for me. Yes of course I’m thankful that now in Ontario and maybe where you live too we have berries that grow May-October much longer than the, June-July-eat-your-weight-in-strawberries-before-it’s-gone season, I knew as a kid. But “day neutral”? As long as the temperatures …