Katie Morford is a food writer, a registered dietician and a mother of three children. These qualifications show in her book. I've read lunch box books before that made me balk. The recipes were complicated, or I found myself thinking, "Sure, my kids will eat this in theory, but at the lunch table under the watchful eyes of their peers? Not so much." Katie gets it. Her ideas are simple, healthy and varied enough to appeal to any child. Think you know it all? Even the most advanced lunch providers can get into a rut, and Best Lunch Box Ever can get them out.
Back-to-school time is always bittersweet. There's the excitement of returning to friends and favorite teachers, but it's always hard to bid goodbye to summer. One way to sweeten the return to school is to celebrate with a special after-school snack –– something that shows you’re thinking about them. Once they’ve enjoyed their cookies, it might turn into an opportunity to get them into the kitchen, whipping up another batch to share with old and new friends.