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Planning and Shopping for a Week's Worth of Healthy Lunches

By EatingWell Editors

Teaching kids to eat healthfully starts with smart shopping.

Refrigerator

Drinks

Low-fat (1-2%) milk or soymilk

100% fruit and vegetable juice (look for low-sodium varieties of vegetable juice)

Flavored seltzer water

Dairy

Cups of low-fat fruit yogurt and cottage cheese

Drinkable yogurt smoothies

Fat-free puddings

Low-fat string cheese

Individually wrapped squares and wheels of low-fat cheese

Vegetables

Sliced bell peppers

Grape tomatoes

Celery and baby carrots

Low-fat dressings or dip for veggies

Bagged, premade salads

Fruit

Raspberries, blueberries, strawberries

Sliced fruit—pineapple, melons, mangoes or apples
Grapes

Protein

Sliced roasted turkey or chicken breast

Hard-boiled eggs

Hummus

Other

Jelly/jams/preserves with no added high-fructose corn syrup

Premade vegetable sushi

Jarred salsa

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