School Lunch and Snack Ideas

As one PSP Member writes: "my son is starting Kindergarten this fall after having been in a preschool / day care that took care of all of his meals every day. He's used to having hot, healthy meals which basically consist of rice / noodles and a protein and a vegetable (like a stir fry type of thing). Now I have to start making him lunch and I'm not sure where to start..." 

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Top Tips for a Plant-Based Pregnancy

Looking to maintain a vegan diet during pregnancy and/or the postpartum period? PSP members on our Vegan & Vegetarian Families Group have advice for all stages of the journey.

Important Message from Park Slope Parents (PSP): Just a reminder, PSP member posts are not checked for accuracy. The content is for general informational purposes only and is not a substitute for medical advice. is not intended to, and does not,


The PSP Shopping List: Top Kitchen Gadgets

Shopping for the chef in your life? Here are some tools that PSP members love to make slicing, dicing, peeling, and boiling a breeze.

Not yet a member of Park Slope Parents? Join us today to connect with a community who will chop it up with you both in the kitchen and on the playground. Already a member? Go here to join the Cooking Group!

Weeknight Dinner Inspiration

Stuck in a meal planning rut? The PSP Cooking Group is here to help with quick and healthy recipes that will appeal to kids of all ages.

To connect with the Cooking Group, log into your membership account and go here. Not yet a member of Park Slope Parents? Join us today!

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Summer Camp Lunch Box Ideas

PSP members have tons of ideas on how to freshen up your child’s lunch box, including peanut butter alternatives if you attend an allergy-safe camp.

Want more? Check out School Lunch and Snack Ideas, which includes recipes sourced by PSP members—and if you’re not yet a member of the community, join PSP today!

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What to cook for a friend with a summer baby

There’s nothing like summer heat to make you lose your appetite. Fortunately, PSP members have you covered with ideas for thoughtful and delicious recipes to make for all of your friends with new summer babies!

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Plant-Based Resources

Below are some helpful resources for parents at all stages of the vegan/vegetarian/plant-based journey. For more, Park Slope Parents has a Vegetarian/Vegan group. Join here if you are a Brooklyn parent and want to gain access to other families who are raising their children on a plant-based diet!


Non Sugary Foods Ideas for Breakfast

Looking for alternative ideas to sugary cereals and sweets to feed you and the kiddos for breakfast?  Here, parents list their favorite morning meals that are easy to prepare. Mix your morning up...

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Braising Root Vegetables

How to braise delicious roast vegetables.

Turning Trash into a Treat

delicious recipes you can make with food you would normally toss.

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Parents Need to Eat Too

easy - and yummy - recipe suggestions for busy moms and dads.


The Popsicle Pantry (cocktails, too!)

How to make simple syrup for cold and hot beverages... a watermelon Popsicle recipe thrown in there too!


It’s Good to Like Kale

Some delicious ideas and tips for preparing kale...


What's for Lunch? We Can Make it Better!

How to get your kids to eat well at Brooklyn schools.


Spontaneous Confections

Gingersnaps in a snap and other quick baking ideas


What To Do With All Those CSA Vegetables

Suggestions for what to make with veggies from the CSA box.


Beyond the Kids' Menu

Kid friendly risotto recipe...