Chicago schools are hoping kids will load up on apple slices. Credit: Jim Mone, AP file photo
You can lead a horse to water -- or, in this case, kids to trays of peas and carrots -- but you can't make them eat.Chicago school admini...Schools quit serving nachos and donuts, introducing healthy options for breakfast and lunch.
Is your kid's lunch packed in an eco-friendly container? One Canadian school says it better be. Credit: Getty
Think you're keeping things green by packing your child's lunch? Better not have any Ziploc bags wrapping that PB&J.A...A kindergarten student was shunned from a contest after he brought his lunch to school in a plastic baggie.
The U.S. government is trying new approaches to get kids to choose healthier foods. Credit: Mark Humphrey/APHide the chocolate milk behind the plain milk. Get those apples and oranges out of stainless steel bins and into pretty baskets. Cash onl...The government is giving $2 million to food behavior scientists to find ways to use psychology to improve kids' use of the federal school lunch program and fight childhood obesity.
Piece together the perfect lunch for your kids. Credit: The Spoon SistersIf you're already puzzled over how to make those packed lunches more exciting for your kids, we've got the perfect solution. Match & Munch Sandwich Cutters split s...Match & Munch Sandwich Cutters split sandwiches into interlocking puzzle pieces that your kids will want to eat.
America's public schools have problems, but they're really in for it now. They just wiped the smile off Rachael Ray's face. This could mean war. Events turned dangerously un-perky this week as the celebrity chef joined forces with her culinar...
Bridgett Reed is upset that her child and other students at Atlantic City High School are being punished by only being served cheese sandwiches for lunch. Credit: Anthony Smedile, Press of Atlantic CitySome New Jersey high school students lear...
A few months into the first grade, I realized that my kid was having a problem at school. Lunch. Every morning I would fill Ellie's lunch box up -- and every afternoon I would find it almost completely untouched. She might drink the juice, but that w...
Our school lunch menu goes like this: Monday -- pizza and french fries. Tuesday -- hot dog and french fries. Wednesday -- sloppy joe and french fries. To say that I was disappointed to discover this is putting it mildly. Though schools across the nat...
Ellie is and always has been a picky eater. She has a rather short list of foods she likes and I accommodate her by packing those foods in her lunch each day. Up until now, eating lunch at school has not really been a problem for her. But since start...
AOL Answers is no longer available.As AOL continues to grow and evolve we are taking necessary actions to ensure our efforts and resources are
focused on the areas where we can create the maximum amount of value for our loyal consumer base. As a result
we have decided to sunset AOL Answers. Thank you for your participation in this site. If you have an AOL-related
question (passwords, account information, etc.), please visit our AOL Help site at help.aol.com.