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Easter Eggs and Meal Plans
April 8, 2012 | Home >Healthy Kids > Planning Strategies > Menu Ideas >Easter Eggs and Meal Plans

Easter Eggs and Meal Plans

Happy Easter!  Although I try to get out of coloring eggs every year, thinking my kids have grown out of it, they literally won’t let it happen. They love the tradition, and they love eating eggs!

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Hard boiled eggs are one of my kids go-to after school snack! In fact, if we probably boil half of our egg supply each week for that purpose.  They can peel the eggs themselves, and I love that they are getting a healthy snack. Eggs:

  • Contain all 9 essential amino acids!
  • They contain natural occurring vitamin D
  • They promote healthy nails and hair
  • The combination of protein and fat make them a satisfying and filling snack.

easter rabbitsSo, sit back, relax, and enjoy the tradition of dying eggs!  It may be a mess (my 3 year old nephew was throwing his eggs like a basketball into the cup of dye), but heck. You only have to do it once a year!

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And here is our suggested meal plan for the week:

Breakfast Lunch Snack Dinner
Monday Cooked oatmeal with raspberries, almond slivers, and coconut Chicken Caesar wrap (romaine, chicken, and parmesan cheese) Kiwi and soy nuts Roasted Chicken and Vegetables
Tuesday Sunflower pancakes with bananas and chocolate chips Pita pizzas (marinara, spinach, and mozzarella) Peach cobbler granola Vegetable pot pies
Wednesday Turkey and egg white wrap Tuna Sandwiches on whole wheat plus carrots Hummus and baby carrots One Pot Pasta Primavera
Thursday Egg sandwich with a  banana Easy Cheesy Tomato sandwiches Vanilla frozen yogurt with blackberries Black Bean Taco Salad
Friday High fiber cereal topped with yogurt and berries PB Fruit Roll-Up Trail mix: Soy nuts, raisins, and sunflower seeds White chicken Chili

 

If you want full image meal plans that are also healthy, low in sugar, high in fiber, and high in kids approval, check out our meal plan site at http://myhealthymealplans.com

written by
Amy Roskelley

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