Meal Ideas to Help You Get to Your After-School Activities Sooner

Whether school this season means hopping off the computer or whether its returning home from the classroom, one thing is certain: there will still be the craziness period in-between schooltime and whatever your kids have on afterwardsAnd the challenge of how to feed yourself and the kids before they are off to the next thing, remains the same. To try and help you out, we’ve put together a list of some quick fix meals that doesn’t sacrifice on taste or nutrition!  


If You’re Looking For Something Hot 

If You Need A Meal to Cool You Down 

  • Pesto Pasta: All you need is to cook the noodles and through some things in a blender! 
  • Zoodle Pasta: Once you’ve made the noodles, the rest is easy peasy 
  • Grilled Watermelon Salad: Yes, grilled watermelon is a thing and tastes amazing 

If You Need A Snack to Eat on the Go 

  • Homemade Trail Mix: This doesn’t need a recipe. Just throw in all your nuts, raisins, seeds and some chocolate chips! 
  • Smoothies: I know this is technically a drink, but if we stuff it with enough goodness, its filling. I promise! 
  • Roasted Chickpeas:  The more spices you add the tastier! And no real need to measure them out. 


SPUD has been delivering local and organic groceries in Vancouver and the lower mainland for the past 20 years, and now services Vancouver Island, Calgary, and Edmonton as well!

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