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Friday Featured Lunch 10.28.16

I pack my son a fresh school lunch every day. Each Friday, I pick one lunch from the week to share with you- the Friday Featured Lunch. These featured lunches are meant to give you inspiration of new things to make and try with your kids. Plus, all featured lunches include the carbohydrate breakdown of each food item, so that you can easily add/remove items to accommodate your child’s likes/dislikes.

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Here’s this week’s featured lunch packed in an EasyLunchbox:

Mini Spider Pizzas (spread pizza sauce onto 1 english muffin, top with shredded cheddar cheese, cut olives and position in the shape of a spider, bake at 375F for 8-10 minutes)= 30 carbs *Calculations are for two pizzas, even though only one is pictured.
Fresh Fruit (strawberries, blueberries, kiwi, grapes & mandarin oranges)= 16 carbs
Angie’s Boomchickapop Candy Corn flavored Kettle Corn= 10 carbs
Chobani Yogurt Tube= 7 carbs
Carrots= 3 carbs

Lunch Total= 66 carbohydrates

For more lunchbox ideas, complete with carb counts, visit my Pinterest board: FPG Featured Lunches.

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Friday Featured Lunch 10.7.16

I pack my son a fresh school lunch every day. Each Friday, I pick one lunch from the week to share with you- the Friday Featured Lunch. These featured lunches are meant to give you inspiration of new things to make and try with your kids. Plus, all featured lunches include the carbohydrate breakdown of each food item, so that you can easily add/remove items to accommodate your child’s likes/dislikes.

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Here’s this week’s featured lunch, assembled inside a LunchBots container:

Taco Soup (recipe below)= 24 carbs
Fresh Fruit (grapes, strawberries & pineapple)= 15 carbs
Garden of Eatin’ Blue Corn Tortilla Chips= 11 carbs
Leaf & Love Organic Lemonade Juice Box= 2 carbs
Lifeway Organic ProBug= 10 carbs

Lunch Total= 62  carbohydrates

For more lunchbox ideas, complete with carb counts, visit my Pinterest board: FPG Featured Lunches.

Taco Soup

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup onion, diced
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • Salt & pepper, to taste
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 2 14.5-ounce cans diced tomatoes
  • 1 10-ounce can diced tomatoes with green chilies
  • 2 16-ounce cans kidney beans, drained
  • 2 cups frozen corn
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • Optional toppings: shredded cheddar cheese, sour cream, green onions, tortilla chips

Instructions

  1. Brown ground beef with onion, garlic, and salt & pepper. Drain fat.
  2. Add all remaining ingredients (except optional toppings) and simmer for 20-25 minutes.
  3. Ladle soup into bowls and top with shredded cheddar cheese, sour cream, green onions, and tortilla chips, if desired.
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Friday Featured Lunch 9.30.16

I pack my son a fresh school lunch every day. Each Friday, I pick one lunch from the week to share with you- the Friday Featured Lunch. These featured lunches are meant to give you inspiration of new things to make and try with your kids. Plus, all featured lunches include the carbohydrate breakdown of each food item, so that you can easily add/remove items to accommodate your child’s likes/dislikes.

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Here’s this week’s featured lunch, assembled inside a LunchBots container:

Rainbow Vegetable Spring Rolls= 18 carbs
Fresh Fruit (grapes, strawberries, mandarin oranges)= 16 carbs
Chobani Yogurt Tube= 7 carbs
Hard-boiled Egg= 0 carbs

Lunch Total= 41 carbs

For more lunchbox ideas, complete with carb counts, visit my Pinterest board: FPG Featured Lunches.

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Friday Featured Lunch 9.23.16

I pack my son a fresh school lunch every day. Each Friday, I pick one lunch from the week to share with you- the Friday Featured Lunch. These featured lunches are meant to give you inspiration of new things to make and try with your kids. Plus, all featured lunches include the carbohydrate breakdown of each food item, so that you can easily add/remove items to accommodate your child’s likes/dislikes.

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Here is this week’s featured lunch packed in a Planet Box:

Greek Salad Pita Pocket= 18 carbs
Fresh Fruit (strawberries, pineapple & grapes)= 11 carbs
Annie’s Organic Whole Milk Yogurt Tube= 8 carbs
Hershey’s Cookies and Cream Kiss= 3 carbs
Veggie Straws= 8 carbs
Hummus= 4 carbs
Carrots= 3 carbs

Lunch Total= 55 carbohydrates

For more lunchbox ideas, complete with carb counts, visit my Pinterest board: FPG Featured Lunches.

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Friday Featured Lunch 9.9.16

I pack my son a fresh school lunch every day. Each Friday, I pick one lunch from the week to share with you- the Friday Featured Lunch. These featured lunches are meant to give you inspiration of new things to make and try with your kids. Plus, all featured lunches include the carbohydrate breakdown of each food item, so that you can easily add/remove items to accommodate your child’s likes/dislikes.

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Here is this week’s featured lunch packed in a Planet Box:

Leftover Pioneer Woman Perfect Pot Roast (roast, carrots and onion)= 5 carbs
Fresh Fruit (mandarin oranges, blueberries, cotton candy grapes, strawberries, kiwi, and peaches)= 12 carbs
Angie’s Boomchickapop Candy Corn flavored Kettle Corn= 9 carbs
Hershey’s Cookies and Cream Kiss= 3 carbs
Bounce Protein Energy Ball= 21 carbs

Lunch Total= 50 carbohydrates

For more lunchbox ideas, complete with carb counts, visit my Pinterest board: FPG Featured Lunches.

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Friday Featured 9.2.16

I pack my son a fresh school lunch every day. Each Friday, I pick one lunch from the week to share with you- the Friday Featured Lunch. These featured lunches are meant to give you inspiration of new things to make and try with your kids. Plus, all featured lunches include the carbohydrate breakdown of each food item, so that you can easily add/remove items to accommodate your child’s likes/dislikes.

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Here’s this week’s featured lunch packed in an EasyLunchbox:

Green Goddess Grilled Cheese Sandwich (low carb bread with pesto, spinach, mozzarella cheese, goat cheese, and avocado slices)= 27 carbs
Fresh Fruit (strawberries, blueberries, grapes, and pineapple)= 18 carbs
Annie’s Sour Cream & Onion Bunnies= 8 carbs
Chobani Yogurt Tube= 7 carbs
Cucumber Slices= 1 carb
Carrots= 3 carbs

Lunch Total= 64 carbohydrates

For more lunchbox ideas, complete with carb counts, visit my Pinterest board: FPG Featured Lunches.

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Friday Featured Lunch 8.26.16

I pack my son a fresh school lunch every day. Each Friday, I pick one lunch from the week to share with you- the Friday Featured Lunch. These featured lunches are meant to give you inspiration of new things to make and try with your kids. Plus, all featured lunches include the carbohydrate breakdown of each food item, so that you can easily add/remove items to accommodate your child’s likes/dislikes.

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Here’s this week’s featured lunch packed in an EasyLunchbox:

MOMables Black Bean Taco Cups= 20 carbs
Fresh Fruit (strawberries, grapes, peaches, pineapple, blackberries, blueberries, pomegranate arils & kiwi)= 16 carbs
LesserEvil Super Bites Cheesy Nacho (made with white bean, brown rice, quinoa, lentil & chai)= 9 carbs
Chobani Yogurt Tube (not pictured)= 7 carbs
Corn= 4 carbs

Lunch Total= 56 carbohydrates

For more lunchbox ideas, complete with carb counts, visit my Pinterest board:
FPG Featured Lunches.

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Friday Featured Lunch 4.22.16

I pack my son a fresh school lunch every day. Each Friday, I pick one lunch from the week to share with you- the Friday Featured Lunch. These featured lunches are meant to give you inspiration of new things to make and try with your kids. Plus, all featured lunches include the carbohydrate breakdown of each food item, so that you can easily add/remove items to accommodate your child’s likes/dislikes.

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Here’s this week’s featured lunch packed in an EasyLunchbox:

No-Bake Fruit Pizza (pita bread, low carb tortilla, etc., topped with strawberry cream cheese, and fresh fruit)= 22 carbs
Fresh Fruit (strawberries, grapes, pineapple, blueberries, pomegranate seeds, kiwi, raspberries, & blackberries)= 17 carbs
Baby Carrots (not pictured)= 2 carbs
Chobani Yogurt Tube= 7 carbs
Pretzels= 12 carbs

Lunch Total=  60 carbohydrates

For more lunchbox ideas, complete with carb counts, visit my Pinterest board: FPG Featured Lunches.

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