Project LunchBox

Spaghetti & Meatballs with Fresh Tomato Sauce

September 16, 2013
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Two of the most amazing words ever spoken….Spaghetti and Meatballs. This is the ultimate comfort food for many folks ~ including me! Let’s get cooking…

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Pepperoni Mozzarella Grilled Cheese – Project LunchBox

September 11, 2013
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Pepperoni Mozzarella Grilled Cheese. Isn’t that all you need to know. Why should I get too wordy ~ when all you really need to do is get up & make one. Or two….

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Quinoa & Chickpea Salad – Project LunchBox

September 8, 2013
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Hello there! On Friday I had to share a cocktail to kick off the weekend ~ so I owe ya a lunchbox. Last week I went on a field trip with my daughters class. A really fun historical tour of our awesome town! She packed her lunch (The Worlds Greatest PB&J) & I packed this […]

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Cheesy Spaghetti Squash – Project LunchBox

September 5, 2013
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A lot of times we crave pasta ~ but not truly in pasta form. Cheesy Spaghetti Squash can be a GREAT gluten-free, healthy alternative. Let’s pack this simple, tasty meal in the lunchbox. You & your kids will be glad you did….

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The World’s Greatest PB&J

September 4, 2013
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Wow! I’m so impressed by the latest cookbook Weelcious Lunches by my pal Catherine McCord. We talk about How to Pack a LunchBox a heck of a lot around here. So does Catherine on her amazing blog Weelicious. There are sooooo many stand out recipes in her book, as soon as I saw this one […]

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Veggie Scrambled Eggs – Project LunchBox

September 3, 2013
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Hello! Hope you all had a lovely long Labor Day weekend. We sure did over here. Time to pack those lunch boxes. Today is day 1 where I pack lunches for you (& us) every school day for the month of September. Stay tuned for lots of giveaways & prized throughout the month. (Something tomorrow […]

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Reminder: September Project LunchBox Challenge

September 1, 2013
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Well here we are ~ we made it to September! Most of the kids are back to school. Lunches are being packed. Parents are relieved & a bit stressed with the new routine. (Happy Labor Day weekend by the way!) A good portion of the school days of September I will be posting lunchbox creations. Inspiration […]

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Back to School Breakfast Ideas

August 23, 2013
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Good morning & happy Friday! Often I get asked about what to pack for school lunches, but just as often I get asked about what we eat for breakfast. Time & time again I’ve talked about how I agree with the idea of “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” Not only does […]

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Project LunchBox September Challenge!

August 8, 2013
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Back to school is almost here friends. As a matter of fact we were in school yesterday getting all excited about the first day back. A few years ago I launched Project LunchBox…it was very well received by all of you! Let’s kick off the 2013-14 school year with healthy lunches packed at home. Lots […]

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BEST Back to School Shopping & Tips

July 18, 2013
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What a summer it’s been and I’m thrilled that we still have well over a month before Back to School. It is never to early to start back to school shopping though. You can begin slowly & not have a crazy rush at the end if you do. I love chillin’ with my kids & […]

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Giddyup Pasta LunchBox

March 15, 2013
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Well boy howdy ~ it’s been quite some time since I posted a Project LunchBox recipe. I came up with this Giddyup Pasta for all your big & little cowboys ‘n cowgirls. This is as perfect for kiddos as it is for a grown up ranch style lunch. It’s fun to bring out your inner […]

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Orzo Pasta with Roasted Broccoli & Chickpeas

March 11, 2013
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Not sure ’bout you guys, but geesh have things been busy around here. Weekdays and weekends are full of outdoors fun. Between the excellent skiing & my visits to North Rim Hunt Club….it is rare that I am home. Being in the house to cook usually happens aprés ski. I enjoy winding down while buzzing around […]

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Chocolate Chip Coconut Popcorn

February 13, 2013
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I eat this popcorn as I type this post. Fistfuls. Just recently popcorn has become a really BIG hit with me. Past few years I kinda gave up on it. No gnarly breakup or anything, I simply had no craving for it. Well that has changed my friends. Might have something to do with the […]

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Sweet Dumpling Squash with Quinoa, Bacon & Cheese

January 14, 2013
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Do you ever buy produce simply because you like it’s name ~ because it has super pretty zebra stripes? Any food that is called “sweet dumpling” is essential in my book. How cute are these squash? Not to mention they are oh so tasty. To keep you satisfied I stuffed ‘em with all kinds of greatness: […]

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Funkins {giveaway}

December 15, 2012
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I’m so excited to share bright + practical Funkins with you! With my history as a textile designer I am smitten with these colorful re-usable, washable napkins. How FUN would these beauties be in your kids lunchbox? Or your lunchbox? They make meal time more important, festive and fun!

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