A cookbook and lookbook of more than 75 easy-to-make themed lunchbox creations to bring inspiration, joy, learning, and nutrition to a child’s midday meal, from IACP Award–winning authors Marnie Hanel and Jen Stevenson.Build a better lunchbox with this little-to-no-cooking collection of 100 easy-to-make meals that are guaranteed to bring a little celebration to lunchtime, take the stress out of planning and packing, and fuel your child with nutritious and flavorful food. Packing your kid’s lunch doesn’t need to be a chore. This irresistibly colorful and creative guide gives you all the tools you need to make delicious and healthy lunches that your little one will really want to eat. Lunchbox teaches you how to make lunchtime an opportunity for your child to explore new foods, fuel up on nutrients, and build a positive relationship with food. Packed with information on how to personalize the menu for your child’s favorite flavors, colors, or even letters; tips for freezing, packing, transporting, and repurposing leftovers; and never-ending inspiration on assembling a lunch with nutritional and visual satisfaction; plus:
- More than 100 nutritious lunches designed to please even the pickiest of eaters
- 60 easy-peasy recipes, from Dilly Good Chicken Salad to Banana Freezer Cookies
- Specially themed lunchboxes to celebrate Halloween, a Wiggly Tooth, the First Day of School, Eating the Rainbow, and more
- Weekly menus, meal prep guides, shopping lists, and cheat sheets
About the Authors
Marnie Hanel is the coauthor of The Snowy Cabin Cookbook; Summer: A Cookbook; The Campout Cookbook; and The Picnic, winner of the 2016 IACP Award for Best General Cookbook. Hanel is a journalist who writes about the wild, wonderful way we live. Her essays and articles have been published by The New York Times Magazine, Food & Wine, and Vanity Fair. She lives in Portland, Oregon.
Jen Stevenson is the coauthor of The Snowy Cabin Cookbook; Summer: A Cookbook; The Campout Cookbook; and The Picnic, winner of the 2016 IACP Award for Best General Cookbook. Stevenson eats and tells on her Portland food blog, Under the Table with Jen, and is the author of Portland’s 100 Best Places to Stuff Your Faces. She lives in Portland, Oregon.