Back to School Heart-Healthy Protein Packed Lunches


School is just around the corner for most moms and so that means packing daily lunches is too. What do we pack that is healthy for our kiddos? Why do kids need healthy lunches?

Join me in a great interview that I recently had with Jessica Fishman Levinson, MS, RDN, CDN who answered some of these important questions and added other great lunch packing suggestions including:

• Meal planning tips and back-to-school sandwich recipes for parents looking to give lunchtime a flavorful twist with easy-to-pack, protein-rich options kids will love
• How to shop and eat smart by selecting heart-healthy foods that meet the criteria for the American Heart Association’s heart check mark
• The importance of adding extra lean protein to your kids diet along with tips for how to achieve your family’s healthy eating goals without sacrificing taste

Check out the exclusive interview here to get you off to a great start this new school year packing lunches for those little ones.

Jessica Fishman Levinson, MS, RDN, CDN, is the founder of Nutritioulicious, a nutrition communications and consulting business. Levinson previously served on the advisory board of Scholastic’s Parent & Child Magazine, and has been featured as a nutrition expert for various media outlets. Jessica has an MS in Nutrition and Dietetics and a BA in Psychology, both from New York University. She is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), the Greater New York Dietetic Association, and various Dietetic Practice Groups of the AND, including Nutrition Entrepreneurs, Food and Culinary Professionals, and Dietitians in Business and Communications. She lives in Westchester, New York with her husband Andrew, her twin daughters Charlotte and Sabrina, and dog Bernie.

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