Gail Simmon's Hot Back-to-School Lunches

Gail Simmons on what to expect at the lunch table this fall.
3:00 | 09/03/12

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the new school year is here. I can't believe it. We want you and your kids starting off on the right track. Gail simmons is rear now to show us how to break out of that lunchbox and get into some healthy, fun, friendly treats that kids will think are super cool. We're doing something new. Kids can play with, have fun with. It's healthy. I'm making really easy slow cooker meat balls. Make it, put it in the pressure cooker, let it go. It's using fresh ingredients. A can of crushed tomatoes. A little bit of garlic. Some chili flake is if you want for spice. Tomato paste. And some fresh basil.Beautiful, fresh basil. A drizzle of good quality, extra virgin olive oil. What can I do for the meat? Let this go for three hours. I have ground chuck. You can use ground chicken, turkey. If you don't want to use beef. I have a little bit of garlic. You want to put that in? Sure. Some salt, pepper, breadcrumbs, parmesan cheese and an egg to bind it. You're going to mix it up. You get the picture. You make really shall balls pip like them small. It's easier for kids. Mix them up, the small balls, put them into that done sauce and let them cook. One hour, done. Three hours altogether? Right. You can use lettuce cups, make a classic hero. You can use it alone with sauce. For dinner with mom and dad as well. Dinner, lunch. Beautiful sandwiches. I love the idea of giving them veggies they might actually eat. We want them to eat the I don't want to use packaged sauces and dips. I want to make my own. It's buttermilk, yogurt, salt, person, hot sauce. Dig in, fresh, crunchy. Pack it up in the beautiful boxes. They're fun for the kids. Can I double dip, please? Sure. A little bit of heat. If they eat the veggies, they get dessert. You get our outrageous pretty dell bars. They're crunchy, salty, chocolaty. They're made with condensed milk. They're rich and delicious. No way the kid's bringing this one home. How do we make these? They're simple. Mixing in condensed milk, brown sugar, flour, salt. Forget the lunchbox drinking boxes. There's a lot of sugar. Make a healthier drink. This is a smoothie. Bananas, raspberries. Tons of energy, fiber. How beautiful is hat? I love it. Drink this for breakfast and lunch. I want this one. We're going to have the recipes on our website. Thank you, gail. Go to goodmorningamerica.Com on yahoo!. Get all the information. We love having you. Will you come back? Always. fightthe

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