Here are a few lunch and snack ideas from Dining On A Dime Cookbook to help out.
*To keep drinks cold in lunch boxes, pour a small amount in the bottom of the container (not glass) and then set the cap loosely on top. Put it in the freezer overnight. The next day fill with the rest of the drink. The ice should slowly melt all day long, keeping the beverage cool.
*Save the catsup and mustard packets and napkins you don’t use fr