Easy Back to School Meal Ideas

We’ve got plenty of easy meal ideas for kiddos, plus great tips for lunch boxes, snack recipes and more.
Back to School Recipe Ideas

Quick & Easy School Lunch Ideas

Check out simple back to school meals made in a snap.

Muffin Tin Munchies

Want a fun school lunch? These easy muffin tin recipes are just the thing.

Easy Breakfast Ideas for Kids

Breakfast on the go will be a breeze with these time-saving ideas.

Meal-prep Breakfast Sandwiches

Learn how to assemble and freeze.

How to Make a Smoothie

A quick and easy morning must have.

Ice Cube Tray Breakfast Ideas

These thaw-some tips will make school day breakfast fun and easy.

Breakfast on the Go

Take a bite out of these quick and delicious breakfast ideas to start your morning.

Smart School Snacking

Check out better-for-them kids’ snacks that will make the grade with adults too.

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Back to School Tips: Easy Meal Solutions & Recipes

The school year is here and that means things are busier than ever! Though we might not be able to help with the drop-off lines and homework questions, we can reduce stress by providing easy solutions for every meal of the day. On this page, we have quick and healthy breakfast options, packable lunch ideas for school, 30-minute dinner recipes and other back to school tips that’ll benefit even the busiest of families. Save the recipes you love, shop the ingredients and order online for FREE pickup or delivery.*

Easy Breakfast Ideas & Recipes

We know that beating the morning bell can be difficult, but there’s a reason they call breakfast the most important meal of the day. Set everyone up for success with quick breakfast ideas that can be eaten on-the-go or while seated around the table, like Nutella Pancake Muffins or a classic Bacon, Egg and Cheese Sandwich. You can also learn how to make a smoothie with everyone’s favorite fruit and veggies for a breakfast that can be sipped on the way to school or work. Plus, watch and learn while dietitian Elizabeth Calvelage, RDN, LD shares nutritious back to school breakfast tips for making mornings easier (and tastier!).

Kid’s Lunch Ideas & Recipes

Whether packing their lunchbox or prepping a weekend mid-day meal, it’s easy to find yourself reaching for the same sandwich ingredients and snacks day after day. Find variety and inspiration with packable Bento Box Lunch Ideas, a wide assortment of easy-to-follow recipes and other easy school lunch options for kids of all ages. While you’re at it, keep yourself fed with 10 Easy Lunch Ideas that’ll make the most of your hour.

Tips for College Students

Sending them off to college is easier when you know they’re going to eat well. We’re making visits to the dining hall optional with cooking tips, easy college meals that can be pulled off by even the most rookie chef and a grocery list that’ll help keep them fed, fueled and ready to ace that test. We’re also sharing a college shopping and prep list to help you make sure they have everything they need for move-in day.

Quick Dinner Ideas & Recipes

We know those back-to-school nights are just as busy as the mornings, but you don’t have to choose between flavor and convenience when it’s time to feed the family. Explore quick and easy dinner ideas that can be whipped up in 30 minutes or less. If you need additional meal inspiration, grab a hall pass and head to our Meal Planning Page for even more family-friendly dinner ideas, meal planning tips and budget-friendly diet plans.

Continue Your Journey

Whether it’s their first day of kindergarten or they’re heading off to college, you’ll find everything you need to set your favorite student up for success at our Back to School Shop. Explore this year’s hottest backpacks, school supplies and even more recipes and school lunch ideas to keep them happy from first bell to graduation. Before you check out, remember to check out our digital coupons and weekly ad for everyday savings and deals you won't want to miss.

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