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Monday
Sep032012

Allergy-Friendly School Lunches

Happy Back to School everyone!!

I wanted to share this "round-up of round-ups" for those, who like me, who are ill-prepared (yeah ... understatement) for the school year. Today I frantically turned to the blogosphere to hunt down some of the best collections of allergy-friendly school lunch and snack ideas. There's a wealth of inspiration here to help you (and me) keep school lunches from becoming same old same old.

Got a dynamite addition for this list? Just leave a comment with the link and I will add it in.

I've also started a "My Healthy Lunch Box" Pinterest board. Let me know if you want me to add you as a pinner to this board. I'd love to do so. It's empty right now, waiting for you to fill it up : )

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Reader Comments (13)

Thanks for including my link in your round-up, Lexie! :) This is an excellent collection of lunch and snack suggestions for school -- it will be a really useful reference in the coming months. I hope your boys have a wonderful school year!

September 3, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterLisa@Pocketfuls

This is awesome! Thanks so much for putting this list together. We would love to be included on your Pinterest board too. Hope you have a happy Labor Day!

September 3, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMeg

Hi Lex, I did 10 day series on filling an allergy friendly lunchbox! http://www.tessadomesticdiva.com/tag/10-days-of-gluten-free

September 3, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterTessa @ The Domestic Diva

Hi, you might enjoy Sunny's "Healthy Lunchbox 2012 Series". Here is a link to my bento box post in that series: http://cuterthangluten.com/2012/08/14/bento-lunches-and-waffle-recipe/
Thanks! Dawn

September 3, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterDawn @ Cuter Than Gluten

I posted about 5 different, allergy-free lunch options using 'The Laptop Lunchbox': http://consciouseatery.blogspot.com/2012/08/whats-for-lunch.html

Thanks!
Angie@ConsciousEatery.com

September 3, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterAngie M.

This is such a CUTE post Alexa!! Thanks for including me :)

September 4, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterAlisa

Such a useful post..we Moms are constantly throwing hands up in the air with exasperation no doubt.....my FB page is filled with request to post lunchable ideas. I am going to forward this post. Thanks so much!

September 4, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMinnie@thelady8home

This is such a great post! From one mommy to another...thank you, thank you!! :-)

September 4, 2012 | Unregistered Commenteramber

As a mother of 3 kids, I always make sure to have all of them will have no problems with their lunch, I want to make sure they are not prone to allergies outside our even let them drink their vitamins and a basil herb tea from http://organicindia.mercola.com/tulsi-tea.aspx and having them visit our family doctor regularly to make sure.

September 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterEliza Sardon

These are great posts, Lexie! I am so excited to have you join the Healthy Lunchbox 2012 as well. Thank you for the mention! xo

September 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterSunnyB@andloveittoo

Dear Lexie,

This is a great post. I'm happy to see so much inspiration for gluten-free lunches. We're actually having a contest for the best gluten-free lunchbox contents and I hope you will share this with your readers. Anyone is invited to participate! You're welcome, too! Here's the link to our Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/277488099028003/

Thanks again for this inspiring list.

Heather

September 7, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterHeather @ Stuffed Pepper

You should all try Indie Candy. They have great completely allergen free candy. It's all free of the Big 8 allergen. I found them at www.indiecandy.com They have candy for all your school and holiday parties.

September 12, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterSarah

GREAT LIST!! I too blog allergy friendly lunch box ideas ~ My daughter is nut & gluten free. :)

September 18, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKeeley

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