This is an easy-to-use and entertaining guide to making packed lunches fun, nutritious and delicious. There are over 100 brilliant ideas for healthy food for kids from the startlingly simple to the more adventurous. There are lots of tips for cheating to save time and money such as supper ideas that produce leftovers for lunch boxes the next day, salads that make enough for three days and homemade, healthier and cheaper versions of shop-bought products. There are weekly plans, shopping lists and everyday solutions to take the headache out of packed lunches for the whole school year.
Jennifer Joyce is a cookery teacher, food writer and cook but above all, she is a busy mother of two small boys. She makes lunch boxes every day of the school year and therefore knows exactly what children will and won't eat, the perils of peer pressure and the stress of time management at seven o'clock in the morning! In this book, she has written a passionate and encouraging manifesto that will be an essential manual for every mum in the country.