Balanced Day Lunch Ideas

For parents, the biggest change for the Balanced School Day is going to be how and what to pack for lunch.   The balanced day provides a 2 longer nutrition breaks/lunches instead of 2 snacks and 1 lunch.

You can organize your child’s meals in one of 3 ways:


Example 1

Example 2

Example 3

Break 1


½ Lunch & Snacks


Break 2


½ Lunch & Snacks


 The links listed below have tons of ideas and suggestions for lunch menus, food combinations and healthy kid friendly snacks:

Balanced School Day Menu Ideas

Cool Lunch Ideas

Simple Lunch Solutions Fact Sheet

Balanced Lunch Ideas

Balanced School Day Menu Ideas 2

If you have more suggestions for lunch please email us and we’ll compile a lunch ideas section!!