A MUM has revealed exactly what you should be putting in every one of your children’s lunchboxes to make it “healthy.”
Taking to the Facebook group Lunchbox Mums, she shared a photo of a checklist with six different groups on it.
A mum has shared the detailed checklists parents should use when packing their kids’ lunchCredit: Facebook
The groups, labelled from 1-6, consisted of fruit, vegetables, dairy, meat or meat alternatives, grains and water.
The idea of the chart, which was devised by the Australian government, is that you pop one item from each category into your kid’s lunchbox to avoid any disapproving teachers while giving your child a filling and nutritious lunch.
For example a perfect lunchbox could include; a pear, carrot sticks, tzatziki dip, chicken kebab sticks, fruit loaf and a water bottle.
Captioning her post, the mum wrote: “This came in my preppys school pack. Thought it may be helpful to share here! (sic)”
The idea is that you put a food from each category in the lunchboxCredit: Getty Images – Getty
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Plus we shared how organised mums have breezed through back-to-school panic with labelling and lunchbox prep.