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Recipe Roundup: Back-to-School Ideas


With fall’s arrival, schedules are more hectic than ever. Here are some kid-friendly ideas for the busy week, from easy breakfasts to healthy lunches and creative snacks.


Apple Cranberry Crisp Breakfast BarsApple Cranberry Crisp Breakfast Bars
A snap to assemble using our mix, these breakfast bars containing sprouted whole wheat flour and rolled oats are the perfect on-the-go breakfast for weekday mornings.
Yogurt Parfaits with Berry Jam & GranolaYogurt Parfaits with Berry Jam & Granola

A bowl of plain yogurt is made extra special with a swirl of berry jam and a sprinkle of homemade granola. You can tailor the granola recipe to your liking: substitute sunflower seeds or chopped pecans for the almonds and dried cranberries for the cherries.


Egg Salad SandwichesEgg Salad Sandwiches
Adults will love this classic as much as the kids do. One bite of an egg salad sandwich, with a filling that dribbles out between the bread slices, will send you back to your childhood.
PB and Banana SandwichesPB and Banana Sandwiches
The peanut butter and jelly sandwich—better known as the PB & J—has been making lunch easy for countless moms and dads over the years. The popular PB and banana variation trades out the jelly for bananas and adds honey for a touch of sweetness.
Veggie WrapsVeggie Wraps
These wraps are filled with healthy veggies and a layer of cream cheese for a filling, flavorful spread. You can use flavored tortillas, if you like, to make them even more colorful.
Chewy Fruit and Nut BarsChewy Fruit and Nut Bars
These homemade bars make great snacks or lunch-box treats. You can assemble them in minutes and walk away while they set in the refrigerator—no baking required! Use this recipe as a template for variations using any of your favorite dried fruits and nuts.
Apple SandwichesApple Sandwiches
Super-simple to make and healthy to eat, these breadless sandwiches make great snacks any time of day. Peanut butter is the good stuff that holds the treats together.
Ranch-Style Dip with DippersRanch-Style Dip with Dippers
This recipe is designed for young chefs to prepare. Moms and Dads: take your kids on a shopping trip to the farmers’ market and let them choose their favorite vegetables to use as the dippers.
Oven-Baked Carrot FriesOven-Baked Carrot Fries
Carrots get sweet and tender when they are baked in the oven. Serve these as a vegetable side for dinner, or enjoy as a snack with your favorite dip.
Triple-Decker Turkey ClubTriple-Decker Turkey Club
There are different ingredients on each layer of this triple-decker sandwich: crispy bacon, roasted turkey breast, lettuce leaves and fresh tomato slices.
Easy Green Goddess DressingEasy Green Goddess Dressing
Here’s a delicious way to eat your greens! This salad dressing is packed with fresh herbs, with mayonnaise and buttermilk for richness.
Individual Deep-Dish PizzaIndividual Deep-Dish Pizza
These handheld pizzas are the perfect after-school snack or fast meal. Have your kids pair the Breville pie maker with ready-made marinara sauce, grated cheese, a bit of meat or vegetables and pie dough—they can create their own favorite combos!
This lasagna includes three types of Italian cheeses: ricotta, mozzarella and Parmesan. Assembling it is a fun family project! Make a big batch and enjoy t
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