How To Eat Healthier This Back To School Season & Support Feeding America

(Last Updated On: June 25, 2019)

While this post is sponsored, my opinions and desire to Power OUR (and your!) Lunchboxes are my own.

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How To Eat Healthier This Back To School Season

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Support Feeding America

I know every parent want their children to eat healthy.  Healthier lunches, snacks, meals at home.  This Back To School season, I wanted to share some healthy recipes and several ways on how you can help Feeding America® children’s programs such as Kids Café, Backpack program and Child Hunger Corps.

 

Eat Healthier This Back To School Season & Support Feeding America

 

How does taking the Power Your Lunchbox help others?

For every online pledge, lunchbox-friendly companies supporting Power Your Lunchbox Pledge will make a collective $1 donation to Feeding America® children’s programs such as Kids Café, Backpack program and Child Hunger Corps.

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But that’s not all you will find on PowerYourLunchBox.com, you will also have access to tools and tips for families and classrooms to eat healthier lunches, after-school snacks and weekday dinners this school year.  In fact, I have a couple amazing recipes listed below, so don’t miss them!

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Produce for Kids partners supporting Power Your Lunchbox Pledge include:

  • Avocados from Mexico – Mexican Hass Avocados
  • Bee Sweet Citrus
  • Crispy Fruit Freeze-Dried Fruit Snacks from Crispy Green®
  • Eat Smart® Fresh Cut Vegetables
  • Earthbound Farm® Baby Kale
  • GROW Bananas by Organics Unlimited
  • Marie’s® Dressings
  • Natalie’s Orchid Island Juice
  • NatureFresh™ greenhouse tomatoes
  • Pero Family Farms® Mini Sweet Peppers and Snipped Green Beans
  • Sun World® grapes
  • with additional support provided by Bentology™

Be sure to look for them at Publix while you are planning your healthier lunches.

Eat Healthier This Back To School Season & Support Feeding America

Since 2014, the Power Your Lunchbox Pledge campaign has raised more than $15,000 for kids’ health and wellness programs across the country.

Be sure to show off healthy lunchboxes on social media.

Be sure to follow Produce for Kids on Instagram and Twitter and use the #PowerYourLunchbox hashtag to show off your healthy lunchboxes, plus may have your lunchboxes featured on the Produce for Kids Facebook page. Produce for Kids is also giving away a Bentology bento box every day.

Want to Party with Produce for Kids?

If you are looking for even more tips and resources for healthy lunchboxes, YOU are invited to join Produce for Kids and partner companies at the #PowerYourLunchbox Twitter party at 9 p.m. ET on Wednesday, August 17.

Looking for some delicious recipes to Power Your Lunch Box?

Peanut Butter & Grape Rollups - Perfect For Lunches & Healthy Snacks on Food Wine Sunshine and Cooking

Peanut Butter and Grape Rollups

 

Colorful Fresh Green Bean Salad on Food Wine Sunshine and Cooking

Colorful Fresh Green Bean Salad

Mini Pizza Pockets recipe

Mini Pizza Pockets

Visit Produce for Kids on Facebook and Pinterest for delicious recipes and more!

While you are at it, be sure to check out all the delicious recipes on Food Wine Sunshine and follow me on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google + and Instagram.

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13 thoughts on “How To Eat Healthier This Back To School Season & Support Feeding America

  1. I am loving all these ideas and suggestions, I think its so important for us parents and nana’s like me to make sure we provide good and healthy foods for our little ones.
    @tisonlyme143

  2. It is so important to give back…especially when we have so much! Healthy eating is hugely important–I love the peanut butter combined with grapes idea! 🙂

  3. Feeding America is such a great cause to support. I’m trying to make better choices for my daughters lunch box. I love the peanut butter and grape roll ups. Gonna have to make it!!

  4. thanks for the ideas for back to chool eating. i love these ideas as they are creatvie and healthy for the kiddos. thanks for sharing

  5. Feeding America contributes to nearly every single foodbank and food giveaway site in the USA. They are truly amazing. I volunteer and see their trucks. Most dont realize 1 in 5 are hungry. Give back if you can!

  6. I have donated canned food and other items . It is hard to believe that there are so many hungry Americans.

  7. Thank you for sharing this with us. Great way for us to remember to pack healthily and be able to help others through them. 🙂

  8. What a great cause…while keeping our own kids healthy. Lots of colorful fruits and veggies there…which they say is a sign of a healthy diet!

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