The 10 Best Back To School Recipes

The 10 Best Back To School Recipes
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The 10 Best Back To School Recipes

Read on for delicious ideas from our contributors that the kids will love.

Life With The Crust Cut Off

Life With The Crust Cut Off turns the lunch box into a meal filled with superheroes! With a few touches like a fake cape and a decorative banana, this Back To School Superhero Lunch Box will delight even the pickiest eaters.

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Made To Be A Momma

These "nachos" from Made to Be a Momma combine apple slices, peanut butter, honey and chocolate chips for the perfect kid-friendly snack.

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Better Baking Bible

Since kids perpetually want dessert, these Healthy Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies with Walnuts are the perfect lightened up cookie—but the kids won't even notice!

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Hip Foodie Mom

Hip Foodie Mom has made mac and cheese even more fun by making it into finger food! Mac and Cheese Lettuce Cups will definitely be a hit among the kids.

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Organize Yourself Skinny

Many kids love those frozen chicken nuggets you can buy at the grocery store, but it's no surprise they're not the healthiest, which is why you'll want these Homemade Chicken Nuggets from Organize Yourself Skinny to become a part of your routine.

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Sugary & Buttery

This Blueberry Vanilla Cake is the perfect on-the-go treat! It's great for picnics, but it may also be good to have on hand when the kids are craving something sweet while you're on the move.

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Organize Yourself Skinny

Macaroni and cheese is a kid-friendly staple, but the young set won't even be able to taste that this Healthy Macaroni & Cheese from Organize Yourself Skinny is better for them.

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Cooking With Elise

Kids get hungry on the go? They'll love snacking on these Fruit and Nut Oatmeal Bars from Cooking with Elise.

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Eating Made Easy

It's so easy to make these Banana Chips from Eating Made Easy that you'll be wondering why you haven't been making them for years.

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Plum Pie

Looking for a new sandwich idea? This tasty Jalapeño Pimento Cheese sandwich from Plum Pie is an exciting alternative to a turkey sandwich. Don't worry! Spiciness can be adjusted to your liking, so you can make this as kid-friendly as you need to.

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Oh no, is the summer almost over already?! That means it's time to dust off the kids' lunch boxes! While there are certainly ways to liven up that old PB&J sandwich, if you want to go another route, it's time to get inspired for the best back to school ideas and snacks. Luckily, our contributors have you covered. They have some super easy and delicious ideas that will make heading back to school much easier. The kids will never bring home an uneaten brown bag of food when they're filed with homemade chicken nuggets or granola bars!

Check out the slideshow above for the 10 best back to school recipes from our contributors.

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