School Lunch Ideas with Planetbox

I am thrilled to be talking about healthy school lunch ideas today. This post is sponsored by Planetbox. I LOVE their lunchboxes, they sent me two to review and to show you all some ideas for quick and easy healthy school lunches AND I will be giving away a lunchbox at the end of the post.

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Aren’t these cute? These are the Rover lunch boxes that work great for my kids because they have several compartments to hold a variety of foods. My kids tend to do a lot more talking through lunch than eating so I put in enough food for lunch and snacks, knowing that at some point in the day the food will get eaten. The cases hold the lunch boxes with plenty of room for ice packs, external pockets are great for a water bottle and to hold napkins and silverware or plastic ware. When you first look at the lunch box you think everything will spill into the other compartments but it doesn’t.

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High Protein Banana Pancake Smoothie

High protein banana pancake smoothie has become one our our favorite smoothies and is now in regular rotation in the school breakfast smoothie menu during the week. Smoothies make the morning rush out the door to get to school on time a lot, well,  smoother. See what I did there?

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I know I talk about how smoothies really don’t need a recipe and I try not to make too many blog posts about them. Just throw whatever you feel like having into a blender and blend. But sometimes we get in a smoothie rut so a new recipe is always fun.

When I found out that my kids’s school was to start 20 minutes earlier than last year I panicked slightly at the loss of time for our morning routine and had to rethink how we did everything. Considering most of the time is spent asking my kids to find shoes and to brush hair, time for something else had to get cut out. That was a sit down breakfast.

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Roasted Pepper, Zucchini and Corn Rajas Shrimp Tacos

Roasted Pepper, Zucchini and Corn Rajas Shrimp Tacos www.pineappleandcoconut.com #WolfGourmet

These Roasted Pepper, Zucchini and Corn Rajas Shrimp Tacos are a favorite taco recipe in my household and I am FINALLY sharing them with you all along with an amazing Wolf Gourmet giveaway!  This post is sponsored by Wolf Gourmet. I received a set of their gorgeous stainless steel pans to review and cook with […]

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No-Bake Mini Lemon and Raspberry Tarts

No-Bake Mini Lemon and Raspberry Tarts www.pineappleandcoconut.com #ad #worldmarket #Discover

For a quick and easy to make recipe that looks like you spent a ton of time in the kitchen but didn’t, these No-Bake Mini Lemon and Raspberry Tarts are sure to be a hit this Easter or at any spring time party. This is my third recipe this week for Discover, a blog by […]

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Creamy Preserved Lemon Pasta with Asparagus and Crispy Prosciutto

Creamy Preserved Lemon Pasta with Asparagus and Crispy Prosciutto  www.pineappleandcoconut.com #ad #WorldMarket #Easter

Creamy preserved lemon pasta with asparagus and crispy prosciutto is my second of three recipes I made for Easter for World Market’s blog, Discover. This dish highlights one of the best vegetables of spring, asparagus, and has a very light tangy lemon sauce and salty crispy prosciutto.  A great meal option for Easter or for […]

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Coconut Black Currant Blueberry Bundt Cake with White Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

Coconut Black Currant Blueberry Bundt Cake with White Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

I have a few new recipes up on the Discover a Blog by World Market this week for Easter. First up is a decadent and delicious bundt cake. A Coconut Black Currant Blueberry Bundt Cake with White Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting. Thanks to World Market for sponsoring this post. I have been having a lot of […]

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Skinny Piña Coladas

Skinny Pina Coladas

If you like Piña Coladas…..but not all the calories…. try my Skinny Pina Coladas made with Koloa Rum Company Kaua’i Coconut Rum! Thank you to Koloa Rum Company for sending me a delicious bottle of Kaua’i coconut rum! I love traditional Piña Coladas, but most of ones I have gotten before whether on vacation in […]

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Smoked Kalua Pork Sliders with Guava Spiced Rum BBQ Sauce

Smoked Kalua Pork Sliders with Guava Spiced Rum BBQ Sauce

Finally sharing one of my absolute favorite recipes with you all today. Smoked Kalua Pork Sliders with Guava Spiced Rum BBQ Sauce. Kalua pork is a staple in our house and we make it either in the slow cooker or in our smoker. We always made it in the slow cooker with liquid smoke and Hawaiian […]

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Chocolate Frosted Fudgy Brownies with Strawberries

Chocolate Frosted Fudgy Brownies with Strawberries #GalentinesDay

It is that time of year again!  Galentine’s Day!! From Parks And Recreation: ” What’s Galentine’s Day? Oh, it’s only the best day of the year. Every February 13th, Leslie Knope and her lady friends leave their husbands and their boyfriends at home and just kick it breakfast style. Ladies celebrating ladies. It’s like Lilith […]

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Vanilla White Chocolate Coconut Creme Brulee

Vanilla White Chocolate Coconut Creme Brûlée www.PineappleandCoconut.Com

Vanilla White Chocolate Coconut Creme Brûlée is a decadent sweet treat perfect for a date night in. This recipe uses three different types of Nielsen Massey Vanillas in the form of Mexican Vanilla Extract, Bourbon Vanilla Bean paste and Vanilla sugar for the caramelized topping. Thanks to Nielsen Massey for sponsoring this post on behalf […]

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Chocolate Strawberry Fluff Waffles

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Chocolate Strawberry Fluff Waffles are a fun and decadent treat for Valentine’s day. This post is sponsored by Cost Plus World Market on behalf of their blog, Discover. When Cost Plus World Market asked me to make a special recipe for Valentine’s day for their blog, I had this recipe in mind already, because 1. […]

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Grass Fed Sous Vide Beef Brisket

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I have a new episode of “husband cooked food” for you all today: Grass Fed Sous Vide Beef Brisket. Ever since we got the Nomiku Sous Vide, my husband has fallen seriously in love with it. It is a love affair between a man and his machine. A machine that cooks brisket perfectly. What more […]

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