Food & Entertaining - Recipes

6 back to school lunch ideas

Back to school isn't just for kids! Try these delicious recipes to get you back on track as the new school year begins.

For a healthier alternative to sodas and sugary carbonated drinks, try packing a bottle of watermelon! Packed with pure watermelon juice, fresh mint and a little lemon, it's a pefectly satisfying treat for lunch.


  • 1 large watermelon, seeded and cubed
  • 1/4 cup of sugar
  • 1/4 cup of water
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • A small handful of fresh mint, coarsely torn

1 Put the sugar and water in a small saucepan and cook on medium heat until the sugar has just dissolved. Let cool.

2 Place the watermelon pieces in a blender and blend until smooth. Place in a pitcher and add the sugar water. Stir.

3 Add the lemon juice and mint. Serve in large glasses with ice cubes.

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