Home > Food > School Lunches > Healthy Hot Lunches > What's on the Menu? Healthy Choices for Your Child's Hot Lunch

Slideshow Iconslideshows MORE

|

What's on the Menu? Healthy Choices for Your Child's Hot Lunch

2 of 13
ChickenNuggets,Meals,MealIdeas

Try Instead: Chicken Nuggets


Although this still isn't the healthiest of meal choices, chicken nuggets are a favorite among school children and are a little more diet-friendly than patties. Five chicken nuggets, the typical serving size at most schools, are around 250 calories. And with less than half of the sodium found in a chicken patty, your child won't be loaded up on salt either.

Get the recipe for your own healthy version of chicken nuggets to make at home.

Next: Unhealthy Choice: Chili Cheese Dog

highlights

10 Best Creative Apps for Kids
Looking for apps that foster creativity? Check out these top-rated art and music apps for kids.

Kindergarten Readiness App Wins Gold
Our Kindergarten Readiness app won the Gold Award of Excellence in the educational category at the 2014 Communicator Awards. This valuable checklist comes with games and activities to help your child practice the essential skills she needs for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

A New Intergalactic Reading Adventure!
Get your reluctant reader hooked on an irresistible new story, Galactic Hot Dogs! Join the Book 1 reading marathon, and get behind-the-scenes tidbits on the official Galactic Hot Dogs blog. Also, print this cool Galactic Hot Dogs reading log to keep your bookworm excited about reading!

Find Today's Newest & Best Children's Books!
Looking for newly released books for your child? Try our new Book Finder tool to search for new books by age, type, and theme, and create reading lists for kids!

stay connected

Sign up for our free email newsletters and receive the latest advice and information on all things parenting.

Enter your email address to sign up or manage your account.

Facebook icon Twitter icon Follow Us on Pinterest

editor’s picks