Your Back-to-School Food Planner

Find recipes and tips for easy family meals, creative lunches, and quick breakfasts that will ease back-to-school stress for you and your kids.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

A Month of 20-Minute Meals

A month of weeknight dinners make it easy to feed your family—in just 20 minutes.

4 Lunch Ideas for Kids

Kids cannot live on bread (slathered with PB and J) alone. Here are four healthy new ideas to avenge lunchtime boredom.

6 Kid-Friendly Freezer Meals

Does the weeknight dinner rush put you in a panic? With a stash of these kid-friendly freezable meals, you can always dish up some (home-cooked!) peace of mind.    

5 Clever Lunch Boxes and Containers

Brown bagging it is a snap with these handy finds.

4 Easy, Tasty Cookie Recipes

Whether you're looking for a kid pleaser or something more sophisticated, a classic or a new concoction, there's a cookie recipe here for you.

3 Recipes for Busy Families

Easy meals from real moms who have created a dinnertime ritual in an age of overbooked kids.

10 Easy Breakfast Recipes for Kids

Feed your children and get them out the door in a flash with these kid-friendly breakfasts that take 20 minutes or less.

21 Back-to-School Lunches Kids Will Love

These recipes for soups, pastas, salads, and stews will banish lunch-box boredom—no sandwich required.

Grab-and-Go Snack Stashes 

Set up these self-serve stations so kids never again have to plead, "Mom...?" when a snack attack hits.

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Back-to-School Meal Planner Shopping List

Don’t worry about getting dinner on the table—we’ve made things easier by providing a week’s worth of simple recipes the whole family will love. And to further streamline your life, we’ve created a shopping list for all five dinners.

Easy Dinner Recipes

20 Delicious Classic Cookie Recipes

Our collection of time-tested favorite cookies will satisfy anyone’s sweet tooth.

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