Noodle soup cups
Now, here's something that's good and nutritious and easy.
But whether you want to use this all depends on your child's age and whether your child's school is set up with a hot water dispenser so older kids can add hot water to packaged noodle soup cups.
If you're child's young, make sure you first find out if an adult at the school can assist your child with hot water. If you have doubts, don't use this menu.
Noodle soup cups are relatively inexpensive, but you wan to watch the sodiium content.
Some brands are lower in sodium and fat and higher in fiber than others. The nutrition label tells the story.
And speaking of nutrition labels, this is a good opportunity to help your child learn about nutrition labeling on food. There are websites where you can find info, but here's one, KidsHealth, that has simple, easy-to-understand explanations.
Adapted from WebMD and KidsHealth