The Evolution of the School Lunch

Lunch was the biggest, most important meal of the day before the Industrial Revolution. Back then, the midday meal was called dinner.  Most adults worked near their homes and their children also went to nearby schools.  Everyone returned home and shared this meal with their families. In the late 19th century, cities and factories grew and […]

The Lunch MOB Turns One

A year ago today, The Lunch MOB was born.  The idea of making fresh, healthy food convenient for parents and kids finally took shape.  Fast forward a year and The Lunch MOB has become a staple in Orange County, serving over 10,000 meals to many thankful students in their community.   Today, The Lunch MOB […]

Back to School

Ahh, back to school.  Fresh haircuts, new backpacks, sharp outfits, and the sunniest smiles from our children.  Most parents will beam with pride.  Even more so for parents seeing their kids off to school for the first time. Back to school is a time for new beginnings and a great time for our little ones to start […]

Healthy Recipes for Kids Part 2

In our last post, we presented you with some incredible tasting, kid-friendly meals. Well, if you loved last month’s post, there is more where that came from. Sit back and enjoy as we present Healthy Recipes for Kids Part 2. Cheese and Spinach Stuffed Portobellos For this recipe, the elements of vegetarian lasagna filling are […]

Healthy Recipes for Kids Part 1

School children are a special demographic indeed. In order for their healthy minds and bodies to function properly throughout the school day, they need proper nutrition. The Lunch Mob offers parents the option of having us provide wholesome, nutritious meals for their children to enjoy during their school lunch hour. We provide a plethora of […]

Healthy School Lunch Delivery: What Makes a School Lunch Healthy?

If you work for a school and you are looking for healthy options for your students it can be overwhelming. There are many options out there for schools looking to supply healthy lunches for their students but many leave a lot to be desired. Often healthy school lunches consist of monochromatic, flavorless meals that most […]

School Lunch Program: How to Deal with Picky Eaters

Is you child a picky eater? Most kids go through some period of time when they refuse to pick up the fork. Some are worse than others, but it’s something that just about every parent has to deal with at some point. They can be particularly difficult when it comes to anything healthy, ESPECIALLY veggies. […]

Easter Giveaway

Easter is just around the corner. This means scavenger hunts, coloring eggs, chocolate treats, and maybe even meeting the Easter Bunny! This Easter, The Lunch Mob wants to start off your kid’s Easter break with some fun. In the days before Easter break, we will be handing out our Puffed Rice Snowball snacks – a […]

St. Patty’s Day Giveaway

Saint Patrick’s Day is coming! This Thursday is the yearly Irish celebration for Saint Patrick. Nowadays, this means celebrating Irish culture: parades, festivals, special foods, and getting all decked out in green. As you send your kids off to school in green – so they don’t get pinched – this Thursday, The Lunch Mob wants […]

School Lunch Services: The Effects of Unhealthy School Lunches

In recent years, the government has cracked down on the quality of school lunches provided by public school lunch services, trying to provide America’s children with healthier options. In 2012, the government introduced some changes in their school lunch programs. There were some good updates like the inclusion of healthy fruits in the meal, lowering […]