School Lunches Made Easy with Smart & Final (SPONSORED)

This is a Smart & Final Sponsored Post, but as always all thoughts expressed are 100% my own.

Packing school lunches day in and day out can be a daunting and expensive task, but when you shop at Smart & Final you will save time and money!

PLUS – Smart & Final is celebrating 150 years in business this year and you don’t stay in business that long unless you are doing something right. 

Here are a few recipes that will start the morning off right and get you to school on time for once:

cereal barFirst Street Cereal Bars

These easy no-bake cereal bars are perfect as an on-the-go breakfast or afternoon snack!

parfaitFruit, Yogurt and Granola Parfait

Nothing tastes better than a parfait, your kids won’t even know they are eating healthy! 

Pick up some Sun Harvest Strawberry and Vanilla Flavored Granola With Hemp (28 oz), First Street Nonfat Greek Vanilla Yogurt (32 oz) and strawberries (or your child’s favorite fruit) layer and serve!!!

Healthy Oat Peaches and Cream Muffins

My daughter loves these muffins! She really loves any kind of muffin, but this one is the perfect blend of sweet for her and nutrition for me!


school lunch

Don’t worry, no one expects you to make a Pinterest worthy school lunch every day! Although, I can see myself getting creative on the first day, but after that I just want practical, quick, healthy, and budget friendly lunch options.

Take a peek below for some of our favorite Back to School lunch recipes and products.


Sandwich Ideas:


Don’t forget, next weekend is Labor Day and the start of football season! Lucky for you, Smart & Final has everything you need from school lunches and family dinners to celebrations of ANY kind. 

Find a store near you today. 

More about Smart & Final:

Smart & Final, the smaller, faster grocery warehouse store, is one of the longest continuously operating food retailers in the United States and operates under two banners: Smart & Final and Smart & Final Extra!. Headquartered in Los Angeles, where our history dates back to 1871, Smart & Final operates more than 250 grocery and foodservice stores in California, Arizona and Nevada with additional stores in Northern Mexico operated through a joint venture.

In 2002, the Smart & Final Charitable Foundation works to give back, improve the quality of life, and nourish local communities throughout California, Arizona and Nevada. Charitable giving initiatives fall within five pillars of focus: Health & Wellness, Education, Hunger Relief, Team Sports & Youth Development, and Disaster Relief. In 2020, the Charitable Foundation raised almost $2 million to support nearly 1,500 causes.



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