Good.is made this infographic comparing prisoner’s lunches and cafeteria lunches. According to this, it looks like school cafeterias have to step it up. A side of tater tots? With Smart Lunches, your sides of the day will be a fresh vegetable and something sweet like a fresh fruit cup, dried fruit or granola bits.
Here at Smart Lunches Global HQ, we’re re-inventing school lunches for kids at schools that can’t offer an on-site lunch. For those children and their families, we’re frequently the first alternative to a packed lunch they’ve had. When we first meet those families and tell them what we can do — not just save them…… Continue reading The evolving concept of a school lunch
It is hard to believe that the summer is already coming to an end and the phrase “Back to School” is pasted everywhere and anywhere encouraging families to get their kids ready for another school year. There are so many options and decisions to be made as your children begin to get ready for school. …… Continue reading It’s “Back to School” Season!
In the past few weeks, Smart Lunches has had several very exciting announcements. One of the “BIGGEST” of those is our brand new acquisition of Smart Snax Vending Machines! Smart Lunches now offers vending machines stocked with all of your favorite snacks and drinks to keep you full and energized throughout your busy days. So,…… Continue reading Machine Mayhem! The First Installment
It is often a struggle for parents to keep their kids healthy and active while getting through chaotic days. Here are a few quick tips that will encourage and promote a healthy lifestyle for your children! Drink More Water: Encouraging your kids to drink more water will not only keep them hydrated throughout the…… Continue reading Quick Tips: A Healthier Lifestyle For Kids
In this insightful TED talk, Chef Ann Cooper discusses the importance of healthy school lunches and the growing dietary problems of our nation’s youth. Dubbed the “Renegade Lunch Lady”, Ann Cooper has dedicated more than a decade of her life to raising awareness about the need for sustainable and nutritious meals in our nation’s schools. …… Continue reading Ann Cooper’s TED Talk: Reinventing the school lunch
In a passionate and powerful speech, 2010 TED Prize winner Jamie Oliver discusses the current dietary epidemic facing the US and the rest of the world. Increases in the rate of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and other lifestyle diseases point to an unsettling conclusion about the state our nation’s health. Poor nutrition and diet…… Continue reading Jamie Oliver’s TED Prize Speech: Teach every child about food