Pack a Lunch They Love to Munch: Ways to Make Lunch Special

April 23, 2015  |   Brooks Halliday
Happy face created with rice and colorful animal shaped toothpicks inside a lunchbox.
  1. Look for “young” and “baby” varieties of their favorite fruits and vegetables

  2. Invest in a set of child-sized plastic cookie cutters

  3. Try easy banana “sushi”

  4. Send them off with a friendly face

  5. Fingers over forks!

About the author

Brooks Halliday

Brooks Halliday

Brooks Halliday is a food stylist, writer and recipe developer based in New York City. She's had a hand in making good looking food for magazines, cookbooks, packaging, print ads, commercials and television. Together with healthy eating guru Candice Kumai, she's co-developed recipes for the cookbook Cook Yourself Sexy, as well as for magazines and numerous food and household product brands. Before following her heart and stomach to culinary school, Brooks was a Capitol Hill press secretary and spokesperson for a national nonprofit organization. These days, when she's not on set or in the test kitchen, Brooks can usually be found in her own kitchen cooking for her handsome fiance and two unusually epicurean cats.