1-Day Back-to-School Kids' Meal Plan

By: Victoria Seaver, M.S., R.D., Digital Meal Plan Editor

Help kids make the grade with healthy foods to fuel brain power and give them the energy they need.

Kids going back to school? Help them make the grade with healthy foods to fuel brain power and give them the energy they need to get through the school day. This 1-day back-to-school meal plan includes healthy kid-approved ideas for breakfast, lunch, snacks and dinner. Start the day with oatmeal, a great brain-booster that helps with concentration and cognitive skills. For a healthy school lunch, pack up a bento box with all the fixings for build-your-own mini tacos. Sneak vegetables into dinner (and cut down on dishes) with an easy one-skillet pasta recipe.

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Breakfast

Kitty-Cat Oatmeal Bowl

Breakfast (314 calories)
• 1 serving Kitty-Cat Oatmeal Bowl

Related: Easy Breakfast Recipes for Back to School

Morning Snack

Apple Donuts

A.M. Snack (103 calories)
• 1 serving Apple "Donuts" made with sunflower seed butter

Related: Energy-Boosting Snacks for Kids

 

Lunch

Build-Your-Own Chicken Tacos

Lunch (354 calories)
• 1 serving Build-Your-Own Chicken Tacos

Related: Our Top Healthy Kids' Lunch Ideas for School

After-School Snack

Strawberry & Chocolate Frozen Yogurt Bark

P.M. Snack (34 calories)
• 1 serving Strawberry & Chocolate Frozen Yogurt Bark

Related: Healthy After School Snacks Kids Will Rush Home For

 

Dinner

Ground Beef & Pasta Skillet

Dinner (582 calories)
• 1 serving Ground Beef & Pasta Skillet

Related: A Month of Healthy Dinner Ideas for Kids

 

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