What is Winter Solstice?

Bundle up, it’s officially here! Today, Wednesday December 21st is the first day of winter. This is also known as the winter solstice for citizens living north of the equator. (Solstices south of the equator are opposite— therefore, their December 21st is a summer solstice.) So what does winter solstice mean? The change of the seasons is a wonderful part… Continue reading What is Winter Solstice?

5 Thanksgiving Recipes Your Picky Eaters Might Actually Love!

We all know how it can be with picky eaters—especially during the holidays. The holidays are a time when families cook seasonal and festive dishes, but some kids only want their classic favorites. We get it, chicken fingers and plain pasta are delicious! But.. it can be hard on the host to make separate meals for kids.… Continue reading 5 Thanksgiving Recipes Your Picky Eaters Might Actually Love!

Menu Week 101

We’re excited to announce that Menu Week is back! Every day next week, starting Monday, October 24th through Friday October 28th Smart Lunches is providing your kids with the opportunity to help us choose new menu items. Each day we will provide one or two new options on our menu. Then, on the day your meal is delivered, we’ll ask you to… Continue reading Menu Week 101

How to Educate Your Kids While Grocery Shopping

  We know what it’s like… grocery shopping. It can be hectic and arduous at times, especially when you bring the kids along. However, grocery shopping can actually be fun when you consider it a valuable opportunity to teach your kids about food and nutrition. By completing your chores and educating your children about food you’re killing two birds… Continue reading How to Educate Your Kids While Grocery Shopping

The Perfect Post-Apple Picking Apple Crisp

One of the most wonderful activities that fall offers is apple picking! Whether you’re young or old, have toddlers or teens, apple picking is something that is fun for the whole family!  (And not to mention, the apples are delicious.) This past weekend my friends and I decided to take in the crisp fall air and go apple picking… Continue reading The Perfect Post-Apple Picking Apple Crisp

5 Games to Add to Family Game Night

During the school year, it seems like everybody is on a tighter schedule. Between school, sports practices, and work it can be difficult to get the whole family together for some quality time. That’s why game nights are great. They provide a family with the chance to get together, laugh, bond, and be engaged in something that stretches… Continue reading 5 Games to Add to Family Game Night

An Administrator & Mom’s Take on Smart Lunches

After a successful first year, German International School in Boston is entering their second year with Smart Lunches this fall. Our Regional Manager, Matt Ellis, sat down with German International’s school administrator, Megan Wells, to talk about what her experience has been like using our service. Wells has the best of both worlds — mother of a student… Continue reading An Administrator & Mom’s Take on Smart Lunches