Back to School
Back to School

Getting into the groove doesn’t have to be a grind—try these helpful hints for a smooth transition!

Back-to-School Lunches

In the Bag

Great lunches make for great students! We’ve got six fun and nutrient-rich lunch ideas to help you fuel your growing scholars—or yourself!


Easy Does It

Buying frozen fruits and veggies can help to save on prep time, so you can get to eating and enjoying faster! Because they’re picked at peak ripeness and frozen just hours after harvest, they retain their vitamins, minerals and taste. Throw them in …

  • Frozen Fruits – Great in breakfast smoothies, or atop oatmeal, yogurt, pancakes and more!
  • Frozen Veggies – Sauté with savory spices and serve over rice or noodles for a quick weeknight meal.

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Shrimp Zoodle Pad Thai

Deliciously Versatile

Made from fresh veggies like zucchini, butternut squash and sweet potatoes, zoodles are a healthy, low-carb alternative to pasta. Plus, they come prepackaged, cook up super quick and are deliciously versatile—like this Shrimp Zoodle Pad Thai!

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One Pan Meal with Shrimp

Dinner in a Fraction of the Time

With One Pan Meals from the Butcher Shop at Sprouts, a chef-inspired dinner is done in no time—just sauté, bake or grill. Each meal is prepped in-store by our skilled butchers using handpicked produce and the highest quality choice beef, sustainable seafood or all-natural chicken.


Leafy greens? Kale yeah!

Simple salads make lunch deliciously nutritious. Going green for lunch can support hungry minds of all ages due to the anti-inflammatory properties. Go ahead and pack these salads ahead—but be sure to keep dressing separate for a fresh, crisp bite.

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Make the Grade

Get creative tips on healthy swaps for great back-to-school lunches.

Back-to-School Lunch Box Inspiration

Keep It Simple

Make healthy weeknight meals the whole family will love—easier than you think!

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Snack Smarter

Feel good about these healthy back-to-school snacks to keep your kids going all day.

Healthy Back-to-School Snack Ideas

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