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4 amazing bento boxes (and what to put inside them)

A bento box aficionado dishes on her fave boxes and best ways to fill them.

School-Safe Chocolate Snack Balls

You might not believe us, but these little chocolate balls taste a lot like brownies. The best part? There are no refined sugars in sight, honey sweetens the deal. 

Nut-Free Energy Bites

Sunflower butter makes these easy, no-bake energy balls safe for the school yard. Trust us on this one, you're going to want to double the batch. 

Broccoli and Cheese Patties

Got a kid who sneers at greens? Run these little broccoli and cheese patties by them. They're perfectly totable and plenty delicious.

Hawaiian Pizza Muffins

Lunchbox-friendly pizza muffins are always a hit. These ones play up on the classic ham and pineapple combo. Oh, and they're ready in just over 30 minutes. Look at you winning lunch.

When is a healthy time to eat dinner?

Family meals are indeed key for good health, both physical and mental. After all, it is an opportunity for sharing the day’s events. The timing, though, may be a problem.

Tips to get your child to eat more vegetables

Janice Biehn, editor of ParentsCanada magazine, talks about tips to get your child to eat more vegetables.

Keep healthy snacks within reach

Janice Biehn, editor of ParentsCanada magazine, talks suggest how to make healthy snacks available for your child.

Ask a dietitian: Is variety in children’s diets important?

Are their nutritional needs are being met?

Lunch Apeel system makes healthy eating fun

Rewards are agreed upon by parent and child before points are earned.

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