Get Ready for the School Routine

Whether you want to get the day started with a good breakfast or make sure that your family has a delicious lunch to get through the long school or work day, this roundup is for you. These recipes are great make-head solutions for quick, nutrition-packed energy boosts just when you need them.

Lemony Lentil Salad with Feta
Lemony Lentil Salad with Feta

Breakfast Cookies

For breakfast or snack, these lightly sweet cookies are full of fruit and whole grains for a satisfying nibble. (3 Guiding Stars)

Lemony Lentil Salad with Feta

Make a big batch of this tart and salty salad in advance for quick and satisfying lunches that taste better all week. (2 Guiding Stars)

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Bumps

These bumps make a nice option for school parties (where peanuts are allowed), sweet snacks, or a quick bite if you’re rushed for breakfast. (2 Guiding Stars)

BLT Pasta Salad

Put a variation on this leftover-oriented salad together from the odds and ends in your fridge for a tasty meal that uses up odd veggies before they go bad. (2 Guiding Stars)

Quinoa Granola

Crunchy, just a little sweet, and packed with whole grains, this easy DIY granola packs more nutrition than most store-bought options for a good snack or breakfast. (2 Guiding Stars)

Middle Eastern Tuna Salad

Yogurt and herbs make an excellent alternative to yogurt in this tuna salad. Paired with chickpeas, this fiber and protein-packed dish is a great lunch option. (2 Guiding Stars)

Slow Cooker Apple-Spice Oatmeal

Worry about breakfast the night before for a stress-free morning! This slow cooker oatmeal goes together in minutes and tastes like apple pie. (1 Guiding Star)