Healthy Kid Approved Lunch Idea

Thank you to  Fruitshoot for sponsoring today’s post, but my love for their delicious juice is all my own!

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My kids know that it’s a special day when I allow them to pack a lunch and bring it to school. I am “that Mom” who makes her kids eat school lunch daily. I do let them chose their menu items, but always encourage the healthiest option. When the stars align and we pack lunches for school you can be sure they are healthy lunches. Today I have a healthy kid approved lunch idea that’s sure to be a hit at your house as it is mine.

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Let’s start with the smaller sections. We have fresh blueberries. My kids act like they are candy. Maybe that’s because I only buy them when they are 2.00 or less a pint. We also have baby carrots. And because I have created sauce addicts in my house, no lunch with fresh veggies is complete without a little container of ranch!

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Moving on to the drink portion. I cannot always guarantee my kids will eat the fruit and veggies I have packed in their lunch. I can however guarantee that if I pack a fruit packed drink in their lunch they will drink that right up. My kids are loving the new Robinson’s FruitShoots. FruitShoot also features a no-spill cap (no more juice stains on their shirts!), perfect for children of all ages, and contains no fructose corn syrup, making it a much better option than other flavored drinks.  These vibrant fun colored bottles come in tasty flavors of Orange, Apple (literally tastes like eating an apple), Berry Burst, and Strawberry/Raspberry. You can visit the Fruitshoot Facebook page, to find more information about the product.

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Our sandwich for this lunch is a healthy spin on a chicken salad sandwich. I substituted Mayo for avocado.

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Healthy Kid Approved Lunch Idea
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a healthy alternative to the popular chicken salad sandwich
Recipe type: sandwich, lunch
Serves: 8
  • 1 whole chicken (cooked in crock pot, or rotisserie chicken)
  • 2 mashed avocados
  • 4 hard-boiled eggs
  • 1 packet guacamole seasoning
  • 1-2 slices of cheddar cheese (per sandwich)
  • fresh sandwich buns
  1. Take all the meat off the bone from your chicken and dice it up. Add to it the mashed avocados. Mix well. Dice up your hard boiled eggs and add them to the mixture. Stir in the guacamole seasoning
  2. Put mixture on fresh bun, add some sliced cheddar cheese. And you are done.
  3. I cut it in half to make it easier for the kids to eat!


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With the purchase of Fruitshoot, there is the option for a free download of an Angry Birds game, perfect for parents to play with their kids. Win Win i’d say!

What about you? What is your favorite thing to pack in your kids lunch? Are you like me, Do you make your kids eat school lunch?

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  1. I love avocado on just about everything! So this would be Taylor approved too! 😉
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  2. My kids are total suckers for anything that comes in a bottle with a sports cap! My little dude will munch some carrots and ranch, but my girlie, she’s all about the grapes.
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  3. I have a daughter *obsessed* with Ranch. I’ve caught her licking it off of her plate! I bet my kiddos would love those juices.
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  4. OOh fun lunch idea! Love everything that you put together – looks sooo yummy!
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  5. I am ALWAYS in need of lunch ideas!! Pinned!
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  6. Great lunch. High in protein. My little lady would’ve loved it (now that she’s a teen, she barely eats. LOL)
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  7. Those juices look great!
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  8. Oh my gosh, my kids LOVE those little juices!! Fin loves finding them in his lunch box when I pack his lunch 🙂
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  9. I haven’t heard of this brand before, but it looks like something my kids would like too! I love the idea of avacado in a chicken salad. Brilliant! 🙂
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  10. I’ve never thought about combining chicken and avocados on a sandwich – YUM!
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