Project LunchBox

Del Monte Back To School Contest: Do You Squeeze or Spoon? {Giveaway $100 Visa Giftcard!}

August 2, 2014
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Are you all ready thinking about Back to School? Maybe just a smidge? I believe that always burns in the back of our minds, even during the heat of the summer. My kids go back in just over a month & I’m all about trying new snack ideas on them now…to know what they will crave then. […]

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20+ AMAZING Back to School LUNCHBOX Recipes

July 26, 2014
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Hi there! Just want you to know….I’m fully engaged in sweet summer days. I want each one to last longer than the next. Reality bites me in the back of my mind & gently reminds me that Back to School is less than a month away…for my kids. Some of you have the littles heading […]

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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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