The back-to-school crunch is upon us. This year, instead of that slightly squished PB &J, send the kiddos to school with one of these fresh lunch box ideas.
Toss 9 ounces cheese tortellini with 1 crown chopped broccoli, 1 cup frozen peas, and ½ cup pesto (add the peas and broccoli during the last few minutes of pasta being cooked). Top with grated Parmesan and pack with bell pepper strips and mixed berries.
Toss cooked quinoa with a handful of edamame, finely chopped red onion or sliced shallot, and a handful of baby arugula. Dress with lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper. Pack with tomato, mozzarella, watermelon, and basil skewers and pineapple wedges.
Combine a handful baby spinach [...]