Try this tip for keeping lunch box apples fresh + find 10 easy on-the-go snacks below!
Apples are a favorite lunch box addition for many kids. Plus, moms like me love their year-round availability and budget-friendly prices.
Apples are a perfect on-the-go snack, but if your child needs (or prefers) the apple sliced...
How do you keep the apple from browning?
Try this rubber band trick for keeping cut apples fresh longer.
- Slice the apple into thirds.
- Slice the center piece into thirds again.
- Wrap a rubber band around the pieces to hold the apple together.
Sometimes it is easier to explain something with a photo. Slice lunch box apples like this...
We love Planet Box lunchboxes for school lunches, PLUS an apple fits perfectly in the outside pocket!
They are easy to pack, easy for young kids to open, dishwasher safe, durable and have a pocket for an ice pack. Ours have stood the test of time; this will be our fifth year using them! You can also customize them with cool magnets.
Providing fresh fruit and veggies between school and extracurricular activities can be challenging. Stainless steel LunchBots containers work great for on-the-go munchies because they are the perfect snack-size. Well, that and the small condiment containers ROCK for ranch sides.
Here are some of our favorite on-the-go items to pack:
- Baby Carrots + Ranch
- Grapes + Cheddar Cheese Square
- Hawaiian Bun + Deli Meat
- Broccoli + Ranch
- Mini-bagel + Cream Cheese
- Summer Sausage + Cheese Slices (Butter Crackers on the side)
- Frozen Grapes
- String Cheese + Clementine Mandarin Oranges (Easy to peel)
- Mini-bagel + Peanut Butter
- Pinwheel Roll-ups + Grapes
See the full list of on-the-go snacks here. <------Disclaimer: this post is sponsored by Buddy Fruits.
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