Episode 7: Lunchbox Meal Prep

In Episode 7: Lunchbox Meal Prep, we talk to Brenda Thompson about getting ready for back to school and meal prep tips for packing healthy lunchboxes including make-ahead ideas and ways to get the kids involved. 

Brenda Thompson is a busy mom and wife, foodie, self-taught meal planner and freelance writer currently residing in Houston, Texas. Through her blog, Meal Planning Magic, she shares tips to make mealtimes healthier but also how to save time and money as well as eat well without sacrificing her pocketbook. 

We know that the school year is hectic enough along with crazy mornings, trying to get out of the house on time. Here at Healthy Family Project, we are always on a mission to provide helpful lunchbox recipes, meal prep tips, and tricks to help you and your family eat better and save time.

Lunchbox Packing Tips and Hacks

In this episode we share some of our favorite tips and tricks along with ways to help get the kids get involved in packing their lunches, too. For more check out our episode 21: Meal Planning and Cooking with kids, too!

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Listen to Episode 7: Lunchbox Meal Prep

Want to skip straight to a hot topic? See time stamps below. But of course, we recommend listening all the way through!

  • 1:15 – Power Your Lunchbox 
  • 5:35 – Top tips for meal prepping for lunchboxes
  • 9:20 – Make ahead lunchboxes ideas
  • 11:57 – Tips for keeping food at the right temperature
  • 15:40 – Nutfree zones
  • 18:06 – How to get kids involved in the packing process


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