TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) Making lunch for your school-aged children might be easier than you think!
Healthy school lunches can be quick, easy and cheaper than processed food.
Packing a healthy and nutritious lunch is crucial to a student's success.
A local dietitian tells KMVT you can make a simple homemade lunchable with cold cuts wrapped up on a cheese stick as a quick and cheap alternative to processed pre-packaged foods.
Try switching out the Lays potato chips for some whole wheat pita chips.
Avoid sweetended, sugary drinks or things you might find in a vending machine. Instead try water or milk.
This also works great for parents of multiples.
"You know you could definitely make this in a bigger batch and then separate it out." said Dianna Zunino. "These would be pretty easy to put an English muffin in a bag with the few ingredients to kind of get ready for all of the kiddos. The chicken salad would be a great option and then the whole family could take that for lunch"
If you're looking to add a snack or dessert, try trailmix or sugar free pudding.