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Get Ready With Me: Quick and Easy Back to School Lunches

September 2, 2021 | By: The Darling Dish
Citrus Cacao Power Bites

In order for kids to be properly fueled throughout the school day, it’s important that they have delicious and filling foods packed in their lunchboxes! No matter their age, your kids are sure to enjoy these three fun recipes packed with perfect sweet citrus.

Citrus Cacao Power BitesCitrus Cacao Power Bites

These Cacao Power Bites are a great way to provide your little learners with an easy on-the-go snack or side to their lunch. Rich cacao and zesty clementine flavors are a textbook combo that will make any kid happy. Plus, these tasty chews are a great vegan and gluten-free chocolatey citrus bite, meaning everyone can love these sweet treats.

Pro tip: Prepare these on Sunday night for a grab-and-go snack for the week ahead!

Darling Cara Cara Oatmeal Cups

Put these citrus oatmeal bites in your boxed lunches for a simple way to pack a portable lunch or afternoon snack. These are an easy snack for your little one to keep them happy and satisfied all day long! These are also great for a quick bite before for those after school extracurriculars! These are Cara Cara crazy good! 

Darling Cara Cara Oatmeal Cups

Pro tip: Customize the flavor of these oatmeal cups by switching out the type of dried fruit or even adding your child’s favorite nut butter.

Citrus Sweet Potato Pinwheels

Citrus Sweet Potato Pinwheels

These Citrus Sweet Potato Pinwheels are the perfect way to sneak some fruits and veggies into your kids lunch! Pair these with some Darling Orange® slices for a perfect bento box style lunch. This recipe is vegan and can be made gluten-free by using a gluten-free wrap.

Pro tip: Use the citrus sweet potato mash as a side dish for any meal! 

What will you put together for the next boxed lunch? Let us know below or share your Darling lunchboxes on social media!

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