Summer is ending and fall is right-around-the corner!

Ditch the sodium-filled lunchables!

Prep your calendar now for out-of-the-box ideas to keep your kid or teen healthy and energized for those long days

pest and pasta salad

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make the night before and refrigerator

🌿basil pesto with broccoli

Broccoli florets
Fresh basil
Fresh garlic
Pine nuts
Extra virgin olive oil
And one secret ingredient: reserved pasta cooking water

colorful and packed with brain power

Hard boiled eggs and avocado salad

2 hardboiled eggs, chopped
1/2 large avocado, chopped
1 heaping Tablespoon red onion, finely chopped
1 heaping Tablespoon red bell pepper, finely chopped
sea salt and ground pepper, to taste

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Healthy Taco Bowls

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healthy taco bowls
Taco Seasonings
1 tablespoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon onion powder
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon sea salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
3 Tablespoons olive oil, divided
1 lb lean ground beef
1 lb lean ground turkey

Turkey meatballs

Forget IKEA- these are the bomb and so easy to make ahead

turkey meatballs:
2 pounds ground turkey 93% lean
1 cup bread crumbs or panko or rolled oats
2/3 cup onion minced
1/2 cup fresh parsley minced
2 large eggs
3 cloves garlic minced
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1/4 cup olive oil

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MMM... we love this idea!

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Chickpea rainbow bowls

1 15oz can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
1 teaspoon za’atar seasoning, divided
1/4 cup full fat plain Greek yogurt
2 cups shredded lettuce
1/2 cup cucumber slices
1/2 cup cherry tomatoes
1 tablespoon diced red onion
1/4 cup crumbled feta
2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped