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Purple Power Salad

This chopped purple power salad is packed full of good-for-you ingredients like kale, red (errr... purple) cabbage, and walnuts + quinoa from Nuts.com to name a few!. It has a fabulous crunch and a delicious dressing that everyone loves!!

This salad is a family favorite. ... Read more » about Purple Power Salad

Chili Mango Energy Balls

These chili mango energy balls (or bites, whatever you want to call them) are packed with good-for-you things like cashews and pecans and sesame seeds and coconut oil. They are the perfect combo of salty and sweet with a little kick.  

They are perfect as an afternoon snack, or a little treat in the lunchbox or after dinner. I like to keep them in the fridge and grab one whenever I need a little energy boost. 

Let's get a close-up view: nutty seedy deliciousness!! ... Read more » about Chili Mango Energy Balls

Sesame Rice with Chicken and Roasted Veggies

Packing lunch is a little easier thanks to Bob's Red Mill and the versatility of their products... whether it be a yummy sesame rice with chicken and roasted veggies (recipe below!) or cornbread and chili, or pancake dippers and turkey sausage. ... Read more » about Sesame Rice with Chicken and Roasted Veggies

Chickpea Peanut Butter & Apple Flatout Wrap

A twist on the classic pb&j, this chickpea peanut butter Flatout wrap with spiralized apple noodles is perfect for your kiddos' lunchbox, or even as an after school snack. 

Whenever I pack a lunch for Babycakes (which as confessed here can be as little as once a week --- or as much as 5x per week), I try to think about balance. 

Protein? Check. 

Fiber? Check.  ... Read more » about Chickpea Peanut Butter & Apple Flatout Wrap

Rainbow Mason Jar Salmon Salad

This Rainbow Mason Jar Salmon Salad is super colorful, super nourishing, and super easy to make ahead of time and bring to work throughout the week. With cooked quinoa, Alaska Gold canned wild ivory king salmon, heirloom tomatoes, roasted rainbow potatoes, and a homemade olive oil dressing eating the rainbow never tasted so good!

I lovvvvvvvvvvvvve mason jar salads. ... Read more » about Rainbow Mason Jar Salmon Salad

Broccoli Cheddar Soup + a Back-to-School Giveaway

Make back-to-school lunch fun with nutritious and delicious options from Horizon Organic and Santa Cruz... like this bento box filled with broccoli cheddar soup, pb crackers, apple sauce, fruit, and milk. And be sure to enter the giveaway at the bottom of the post to win lots of fabulousness!

Back-to-school lunches don't have to be plain and boring. 

Or intricate works of art.  ... Read more » about Broccoli Cheddar Soup + a Back-to-School Giveaway

Lunchbox with Tomato Soup and Grilled Cheese Stars

Make going back to school fun, colorful, and delicious with this easy lunchbox filled with tomato basil soup, grilled cheese (and chicken) Flatout stars, strawberries, peaches, and yellow carrots. 

Babycakes is ready for 2nd grade. Can you tell? ... Read more » about Lunchbox with Tomato Soup and Grilled Cheese Stars

Vegetarian Taco Buddha Bowls with Peach Guacamole

These Vegetarian Taco Buddha Bowls are full of nourishing everyday superfoods like quinoa, organic black beans, walnuts, avocado, and spinach. ... Read more » about Vegetarian Taco Buddha Bowls with Peach Guacamole

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