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It’s back-to-school season, and with that comes new schedules, sports, after-school activities, and a whole lot of busyness. We’re all well-intentioned and want to make sure our kids are eating healthy, but with all we have to do, it’s a challenge. With some simple meal prep ideas, however, you can make sure your kids are off to a good start and get the nutrition they need all year long. 

In this episode, I sat down with Rebecca Huff, a mom of 6, creator of ThatOrganicMom.com, and host of A Healthy Bite podcast. Rebecca shares her easy approach to packing healthy lunch boxes your kids will actually eat, simple meal prep ideas to help you get a healthy dinner on the table every night, and how to save a ton of time in the kitchen. She also shares ways to break out of meal ruts, feed kids when you have practices and games during dinner time, and why getting your kids in the kitchen can make life easier. 


2:08 Let’s talk about your story!

4:07 Back-to-school is right around the corner. What are the most common challenges when it comes to feeding kids this time of year?

5:56 What are some ways we can ensure our kids are getting a healthy breakfast without spending a lot of time in the kitchen?

8:16 How can we prepare and ensure we’re feeding our kids healthy meals and snacks?

9:53 What are your best tips for ensuring lunches are healthy and kids are happy?

12:49 What are some easy ideas for after-school snacks?

17:00 What are your best meal planning tips for dinner?

20:39 What are some of your favorite recipes and meal ideas that are quick and easy?

21:22 How do we get ourselves out of dinner meal ruts?

22:54 What are simple meal prep ideas and tips for saving time in the kitchen?

24:43 With sports often around dinner time, how can families manage meals? 


Rebecca mentions PlanetBox lunch boxes.

Rebecca talks about having a Cookbook Club.

Learn more about Rebecca on ThatOrganicMom.com.

Follow Rebecca on Instagram and YouTube.


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Author Details
Julie Revelant teaches parents how to raise children who are healthy, adventurous eaters. Through blog posts and videos, her goal is to shift the conversation from short-term, problem picky eating to lifelong, healthy eating and healthy futures. Julie has written for FoxNews.com, FIRST for Women magazine, WhatToExpect.com, EverydayHealth.com, RD.com, TheBump.com, Care.com, and Babble.com.