School Lunch Planning Made Easy with MOMables (Review & Giveaway)

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When I was growing up, I felt super special when my mom packed a lunch for me.  Not that our school cafeteria didn’t serve great meals, but there was just something about my mom packing my lunch in my little Strawberry Shortcake lunchbox that made that part of the day so much better.  Naturally, when my own little guy started school I couldn’t wait to pack him lunches.  Unfortunately, this doesn’t happen that often because of his extreme pickiness in food and my sad lack of meal planning skills. 

What’s For Lunch?

I really wanted to work on this lunch dilemma this summer, and then I received the opportunity to try MOMables, a school lunch planning service.  A service that plans meals and makes it super easy to pack delicious lunches my kid would actually eat?  Yes, please!

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MOMables was started by Laura Fuentes, a mom of 3 kids under seven years old, to help other parents get out of the lunch packing rut. MOMables offers a weekly school lunch meal plan with 5 lunch ideas, a prep-ahead sheet and a shopping list to help us busy parents feed our kids good food they will actually eat for only $6 per month!  Their one simple plan approach has built in substitutions for vegetarian, gluten free and nut free options when needed (it is not a dairy free or vegan plan).

Is It Really That Easy?

YES! MOMables makes it so easy to plan and shop for exactly what you need to make great school lunches your kids will love.  Everything you need to make meal planning easy is all there.  I also loved the extensive recipe index on the site that lists a ton of great breakfast, lunch, snack and dinner ideas, with options for allergy-friendly foods.  There’s also great tips on how to keep lunches hot or cold, how to freeze and prepare foods, and so much more.   When I calculated the cost, I know we spend at least $80 a month purchasing lunches for our son at school.  MOMables is a great value for a very minimal price and I can see this service helping me save money when school starts back.

Laura has been kind enough to offer my readers a sample week of MOMables for FREE, when you sign up for their weekly newsletter. It’s also loaded with free recipes, tips and so much more each week.

Already convinced?  You can sign up with MOMables right now and start receiving your weekly lunch plans to get ahead of the game before school starts!

Win It!

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Want to win a 3 month subscription and a $15 Amazon gift card to purchase your own lunch supplies? MOMables is giving away one awesome prize for a lucky reader!  To enter, just fill in the Rafflecopter below.  Giveaway ends on Monday, July 14 at 12:00 AM CST.  Void where prohibited. 

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I received a complimentary subscription to MOMAbles for review purposes.  No other compensation was received.  All opinions are my own.  Affiliate links are in this post.


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Comments

  1. 1
    latanya says:

    It is a great way incorporate new, fun meals into our routine.

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    Colleen P says:

    I would love to win because I always struggle at making lunches to go and this looks like a helpful system!

  3. 3

    I would love to try them because I make a meal plan every week and would love to try a different way.

  4. 4

    I want to try because I HATE packing

  5. 5
    Judith R. says:

    I would like to try MOMables in order to learn about new lunch ideas.

  6. 6

    This would make meal planning and preparation so much easier!

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    anne stewart says:

    My son would love to try :)

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    Chelsey says:

    I love how creative this site is and it would make thinking of meals much easier!

  9. 9
    Taryn T. says:

    Every Sunday, it is the same struggle to find something to pack for my kids. What will they eat? What is good for them? This would take the stress away.

  10. 10
    Tina Marie says:

    I would like to try MOMables because I run out of ideas a lot. Thanks for the giveaway!

  11. 11
    Monique says:

    It’s a good way to help me incorporate good healthy foods for my kids to try and eat.

  12. 12

    Meal planning is such a pain. Anything to help would be amazing, sometimes you’re just so busy!

  13. 13
    Renee Walters says:

    I would like to try MOMables to learn new lunch ideas.

  14. 14
    Staci A says:

    I’d love to have new, great ideas for packing lunches. My son packs every single day, and I’m stuck in a rut!

  15. 15
    Lorayne Gothard says:

    I would like to win because I do need help thinking of healthy meals to give to my kids

  16. 16

    I’d like to try it out because I think it would help my husband as well as kids! (He’s a teacher, so…he packs a school lunch too :) )

  17. 17
    Julie Butkowski says:

    I would love to win! I’ve been contemplating subscribing, but it would be wonderful to win a few free months to test it out first!

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    Chrissy Malave says:

    I want to try it because I need help making my kids lunch right now I make them both the same thing everyday I’m sure they would love it as much as me

  19. 19

    I can’t think in the morning. MOMables would help me make lunch without planning in the morning.

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    Jill Myrick says:

    I would love to try MOMable because it would give me some new and nutritious ideas for packing my husbands and children’s lunches that I am sure they would love.

    jweezie43[at]gmail[dot]com

  21. 21
    shaunie says:

    We would love our meal plannings to be easier on us and healthier

  22. 22
    Ciara B. says:

    i would love this, it would make packing lunches ahead of time so easy!

  23. 23
    Sarah Jestings says:

    I want to try it because I think it will save me a lot of time in the morning.

  24. 24
    amelia carrington says:

    awesome giveaway…….this concept is ideal..thanks!

  25. 25
    Kathleen says:

    With 5 kids who attend a school where lunches are not offered, I pack lunches (and will be packing lunches) for a very long time! I’d love some fresh ideas to keep them excited about eating healthy lunches I pack!

  26. 26
    Francine Anchondo says:

    it would give me ideas for my daughters lunch

  27. 27
    Candie L says:

    I like the idea of something different. Thank you

  28. 28
    Jessica says:

    I have wanted to try for awhile to see if it works for or homecoming lifestyle :-)

  29. 29
    Kelly H. says:

    I would love to get new ideas to try.

  30. 30
    stephanie baker says:

    Would love this to help me get organized with some neat ideas :)

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    Amanda Sakovitz says:

    I would love to try it for different lunch ideas!

  32. 32

    I want to try this to get new lunch ideas

  33. 33
    Samantha says:

    my lunch creativity stops at PB&J so the kids get sick of it. Would be nice to get more diversity in the lunches!

  34. 34
    Laurie Emerson says:

    I would love to win this as I admit that when it comes to new ideas for lunches I am stuck in a rut. With school starting next month I would like to learn new ways to make their lunches something they look forward to at lunchtime.

  35. 35
    Buddy Garrett says:

    I would like to try it to fix healthy lunches for our daughter.

  36. 36
    Leah Shumack says:

    I would love to be more organized when it comes to school lunches and not just give in and buy the lunches everyday!

  37. 37
    Thomas Murphy says:

    I want to try MOMables because it looks good and easy.

  38. 38
    Lily Kwan says:

    I would love to try MOMables because it looks very useful!

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