BlubberBusters Tips from Lucy

Packing Your School Lunch

Bored with your brown bagged lunch? Not trusting your school lunch choices? You can pack a lunch that provides all you need. It can also help you meet your healthy eating goals. To make sure you get a balanced brown bag, pick something from each of these:


Helps build and save muscle and
burn fat

Lean Deli Meat (Healthy Choice, Butterball)
Cottage Cheese individual packed cup (Breakstone)
Peanut Butter
Dry Roasted Peanuts
String Cheese
Sliced Cheese
Soy nuts or Edamame (soy beans)



Will give you energy and help you think in school!

High Fiber Bread
(look for 3 grams fiber per slice)
Reduced Fat Triscuits
Brown Rice
Kashi Cereal or
other High Fiber Cereal
Granola Bar
Melba Toast
Whole Wheat Pita
Tortilla (Wrap)


Fruits & Veggies

Great stuff to keep you healthy!

Fruit Cups packed in juice
Carrot Sticks with Low Fat Ranch Dip
Celery Sticks with Raisins
Any Berries
Greens Beans (with a pull off can top)
Green Salad with Your Favorite Veggies
Apple or Orange Slices
So Many More! Choose a fruit
and Veggie for your lunch everyday!










High Calcium Foods

Keeps your bones strong!

Yogurt Cup
String Cheese
Flavored Soy Milk Box
Buy Low Fat Milk at school (White, Chocolate, or Strawberry)

Here's an idea of what you can choose using these ideas:

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1 pack of Cottage Cheese 1 serving of Triscuits Apple Slices 1 Pack of Carrot and Ranch Dip 1% Chocolate Milk from the cafeteria One Great Lunch!

Make this a healthy week!

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