A Healthy School Lunch

Posted on August 1, 2015 in Recipes


young boy with backpack ready for school

Make this easy and nutritious meal for your child for a school lunch or when at home.



Ingredients:

Smoothie
½ cup frozen berries
1 banana
1 cup skim, almond or soy milk

Sandwich
1 slice whole-grain bread
4 slices turkey breast
Dijon or yellow mustard
Veggie toppings such as lettuce, tomato, onion or pickle

Directions:
For the smoothie, combine all ingredients in a blender and blend. To make it a portable, lunch-friendly option, pour the smoothie into a thermos.

To make the sandwich, slice the bread in half and spread the Dijon or yellow mustard on one side of each half. Layer turkey and veggies on one slice, then top with the other slice. Enjoy your nutritious – and yummy – lunch!