Kid Approved & Diabetic Friendly

Friday Featured Lunch- Tuna Melts

 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 (which was actually my lunch- C is not a fan of tuna) packed in an EasyLunchbox:

The Pioneer Woman Tuna Melts assembled on a Mikey’s English Muffin= 8 carbs
Fresh Fruit (pineapple, orange slices, blueberries, strawberries, grapes & blackberries)= 14 carbs
Fresh Veggies (red, yellow & green bell peppers & carrots= 4 carbs
Chocolate Chip Keto Kookie= 10.5 carbs (1.5 net carbs)

Lunch Total= 36.5 carbohydrates

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

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Friday Featured Lunch- Cheesy Meatball Bites

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:

Cheesy Meatball Bites (Annie’s Homegrown Organic Crescent Rolls, meatballs, marinara sauce & mozzarella cheese)= 28 carbs
Fresh Fruit (strawberries, blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, kiwi, pineapple, orange slices & grapes)= 17 carbs
SkinnyPop White Cheddar Popcorn= 4 carbs
Carrots= 3 carbs

Lunch Total= 52 carbohydrates

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

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Friday Featured Lunch- Build Your Own Taco Cups

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 a Fit & Fresh container:

Build Your Own Taco Cups (tortilla scoops, taco meat, black beans, grape tomatoes, shredded lettuce, shredded cheddar cheese, salsa & sour cream)= 20 carbs
Fresh Fruit (strawberries, raspberries, clementine slices & kiwi)= 16 carbs
Lifeway Organic ProBug= 10 carbs

Lunch Total= 46 carbohydrates

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

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Friday Featured Lunch- Butternut Squash Soup

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 LunchBots containers:

Slow Cooker Blissful Butternut Squash Soup (from www.skinnytaste.com)= 21 carbs
1/2 Turkey & Cheese Sandwich (made with low carb bread)= 11 carbs
Fresh Fruit (kiwi, strawberries, blueberries & raspberries)= 11 carbs
Leaf & Love Organic Lemonade Juice Box= 2 carbs
Harvest Snaps Snapea Crisps= 8 carbs
Chobani Yogurt Tube= 7 carbs

Lunch Total= 60 carbohydrates

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

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Friday Featured Lunch- Smoked Salmon Cream Cheese Bites

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 a Yumbox:

Smoked Salmon Cream Cheese Bites (spread 2 tablespoons whipped cream cheese onto 1 low carb tortilla, layer smoked salmon on top, roll up, and cut into bite-size sections)= 22 carbs *Recipe from Weelicious Lunches cookbook by Catherine McCord
Fresh Fruit (strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, & mandarin oranges)= 7 carbs
Chobani Yogurt Tube (not pictured)= 7 carbs
Whole Dill Pickle= 1 carb
Veggie Straws= 6 carbs
Carrots= 1 carb

Lunch Total= 44 carbohydrates

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

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Top 10 Posts of 2016

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In case you missed the best of the best, here’s a list of 2016’s Top 10 Posts:

1) POWER Muffins: Blueberry+Oatmeal+Yogurt

2) 10 Kid Approved & Diabetic Friendly Snacks

3) Low Carb Breakfast Burritos

4) Chocolate Frosty

5) Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

6) Mini Caramel Apple Pops

7) Rainbow Fruit Skewers

8) Yogurt & Granola Fruit Kabobs

9) Cinnamon Pear Chips

10) 20 Kid Approved & Diabetic Friendly Lunch Ideas

I’m positive 2017 will hold even more deliciousness!

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Friday Featured Lunch 12.30.16

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 packed in an EasyLunchbox:

Mediterranean Pizzas (flatbread, roasted red pepper hummus, kalamata olives, roasted red peppers, feta cheese, and mozzarella cheese)= 35 carbs *Recipe from laurafuentes.com
Fresh Fruit (strawberries, grapes, blueberries, raspberries & pomegranate seeds)= 14 carbs
Carrots & Celery with Ranch (not pictured)= 5 carbs

Lunch Total= 54 carbohydrates

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

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Friday Featured Lunch 12.23.16

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

Reindeer Corn Dog (Applegate corn dog with broken pretzel twists for antlers, 2 candy eyes, and a dab of ketchup)= 24 carbs
Fresh Fruit (strawberries, raspberries & pomegranate seeds)= 10 carbs
Broccoli & Celery with Ranch (not pictured)= 4 carbs
365 Everyday Value Yogurt Candy Cane Pretzel Flats= 23 carbs

Lunch Total= 61 carbohydrates

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

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