Sunbutter backpack kisses + healthy back-to-school meals

Made with sunbutter, flaxseed, hemp seeds, raisins, chocolate chips and a splash of maple syrup these healthy no-bake bites are packed with flavor, kid-approved and nut-free so they’re safe for school!

I’ve been out of school for a few years (more than I’d like to admit) and we don’t have any kiddos, but I still enjoy back-to-school season. Homemade pork meatballs recipe I was one of those kids who liked school so I think part of it is nostalgia. Homemade meatballs baked Back-to-school clothes shopping was always so fun and I loved buying new school supplies.

Best homemade meatballs Backpacks, lunch boxes, crayons, pens and treats for school lunches! Gah, now I want to go shopping.

For most families, the school-year structure requires more meal planning and prepping — especially if you’re trying to make sure the meals are healthy. Homemade meatballs italian To help you out in this department, I’m teaming up with some of my favorite blogging ladies AND Udi’s Gluten Free to bring you a plethora of healthy meal ideas ranging from quick breakfast options to packable sandwiches, snacks and easy weeknight dinners. Homemade beef meatballs for spaghetti All the meals are gluten-free and some are Paleo. Woot-woot!!

And don’t worry, you don’t have to have kids or be going back to school to enjoy these recipes — they suitable for any and all ages! Ready to see the recipes? Let’s do it!

These sandwiches are made with Udi’s gluten-free bread and layered with a creamy Mexican avocado spread, spicy sprouts, fresh tomatoes and crunchy cucumber slices. Spaghetti and homemade meatballs They’re an easy, healthy meatless lunch option for work or school lunch boxes!

The perfect breakfast on-the-go. How do you make homemade meatballs Easy to make french toast cups that are gluten, grain, and dairy-free! Make ahead at the beginning of the week and have a delicious breakfast all week long. Homemade meatballs in oven All you need is a pour of syrup and you are out the door!

This paleo chocolate zucchini bread is actually flourless which makes it super moist. Homemade ground beef meatballs It’s healthy yet decadent way to enjoy the end of summer zucchini surplus and a great back to school snack.

A simple, easy and healthy lunch recipe made with organic shredded chicken, celery and a zesty paleo buffalo sauce. Homemade meatballs with bread crumbs Perfect in a sandwich or on a celery log, this salad is loved by kids and adults alike!

Got 20 minutes? Make this delicious and flavorful gluten free margherita pizza with just a few ingredients for a yummy weeknight dinner!

My contribution to the back-to-school recipe round-up involves a quick and easy recipe that’s perfect as a lunchbox treat or after-school snack — homemade sunbutter backpack kisses. How to cook homemade meatballs I’ve shared similar snack recipes of this nature, but these are a little different because they’re allergen friendly (nut-free, dairy-free, soy-free + gluten-free) and made with homemade sunbutter.

They aren’t overly sweet, but they do have raisins and chocolate chips so they’re still a treat that kids will L-O-V-E. How to make homemade italian meatballs Husbands love them as well — I tested them out on Isaac. How to make homemade meatballs for spaghetti ??

These kisses are mom’s BFF because they’re healthy, portable and easy to make. Each batch yields about 11 kisses — two for each weekday and one for mom to eat while she’s making them!

Folks often call this sort of recipe a ball or bite, but calling them backpack kisses is a little more kid friendly and super cute, in my opinion. Homemade spaghetti with meatballs Plus, if you wrap them in aluminum foil you get the true “Kiss” look!

• In a large bowl, mix together oats, hemp seeds, flaxseed, raisins, chocolate chips and sea salt. Simple homemade meatballs Add sunbutter and maple syrup and everything mix together. Easy homemade meatballs for spaghetti Using your hands, knead mixture thoroughly and roll into small balls. Recipe for homemade italian meatballs You should be able to make around 10-11. Making homemade meatballs Wrap each ball in a square of aluminum foil, twisting the top to seal and create a “kiss.” You can also store them unwrapped in an airtight container. Best homemade italian meatballs recipe Store in the fridge for up to one-two weeks or in the freezer for up to a month.

My favorite back to school meal was always having a fun type of PB&J in my lunch. The best homemade meatballs The type of nut butter and jelly changed with what was available at the farmer’s market, and the bread varies too. Easy homemade italian meatballs Definitely made a classic sandwich more exciting for school.

I realllllllly appreciate the nut-free, allergy friendly snack and lunch options! I’ve got an almost 3-year-old in preschool and he’s tree nut, peanut, soy, and egg free, so I’m excited to make these backpack kisses!!

Our new favorite lunch option is homemade lunchables in Bento boxes.

I love, love, love pickle rollups! I use turkey, laughing cow cheese in pepperjack, and big dill pickles and then slice into bite sized discs mmm! Alongside I have sliced bell peppers, raspberries, and a little dark chocolate. How to make easy homemade meatballs Yum. Recipe homemade meatballs Makes me want to make it right now ?? thanks for all the great meal ideas!

I made these with my 5 year old last night and I was so thrilled when she gobbled them up as I rolled them out. How do i make homemade meatballs She has already asked if I can make these for school. How long do you bake homemade meatballs I see plenty of kisses in my future as we gear up for kindergarten!

PS: My fav snack from my childhood is what we call Poha – flattened rice sauteed with onions, potatoes and peanuts

Yay! I’m so glad that your daughter liked them and requested more for school! Sending her best wishes for an amazing school year.

I’ve never had Poha but it sounds awesome! Anything with potatoes and I’m in. Homemade meatballs in the oven ??

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