School Lunches and Shamrock Farms mmmmilk #shamrockatwalmart

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My boys go back to school in 10 short days. This will be the first school year we will have two kids needing lunch at school. Most years we are really good at packing lunch for the first half of the year but once January comes we really slack. REALLY badly!

We just seem to get lazier as the school year progresses. Or maybe winter break just gets us really off our game. We can’t do that this year though with two of them in school. While school lunches are only a few bucks, a few bucks every day really adds up!

We much prefer to pack school lunches for them that way we save money and know exactly what they are eating. Our youngest is really picky anyway so he’d probably never eat if we didn’t pack him food. I’m loving these Shamrock Farms on-the-go mmmmilk for school lunches. Even my picky eater has never snubbed his nose at milk.

Shamrock Farms mmmmilk comes in 12 oz on-the-go plastic, recyclable containers in yummy chocolate, strawberry, and regular milk flavors. Best part is now they are available at select Walmart stores nationwide for —wait for it— only $1!

No one can argue that pure, fresh, nutritious (no added hormones) Shamrock Farms mmmmilk is not better for your kids than some fruity drink. Each variety of Shamrock Farms mmmmilk provides over 25% of the daily recommended protein while those other drinks we are all guilty of packing in school lunches provide none. I want to give my kids healthy yet fun school lunch options and Shamrock Farms mmmmilk helps me accomplish that – and MORE!

Shamrock Farms aims to inspire busy moms and dads even more by creating Roxie’s Midday Menu – the recipes are protein-packed, simple to make and pair perfectly with the milk varieties.

  • Banana Rolls



  • Fruit Bars



  • Fruit Kabobs



  • Healthy S’more



  • No Bake Energy Bites



  • Protein Popsicle Smoothies


 I made versions of the No Bake Energy Bites and the Fruit Bars and tested them out with my boys. I have to say the recipes were easy and fun to make and my boys couldn’t get enough of Shamrock Farms mmmmilk.

Chocolate Chip Coconut Bites


  • ½ cup chocolate chips
  • 1 cup sweetened coconut
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup old fashioned oats


no bake bites


Pour all ingredients into medium size bowl. Stir ingredients until combined. Roll into balls. Refrigerate until firm and then enjoy with Shamrock Farms mmmmilk!

Peanut Butter Cereal Bars

cereal bars

  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 3 cups honey nut cheerios


In a sauce pan over medium heat, stir peanut butter, honey and cinnamon together for 2-3 minutes. Pour mixture over cereal and stir.

Spread cereal mixture into baking dish. Refrigerate until firm (about 1 hour). Cut into bars and serve, enjoy with Shamrock Farms mmmmilk!

Roxie’s Ultimate Back-To-School Sweepstakes

To celebrate the expanded distribution, Shamrock Farms is also launching Roxie’s Ultimate Back-To-School Sweepstakes where 1 lucky winner will receive nearly $5,000 ($4,999) in gift cards to stock up on back-to-school supplies, groceries and a new wardrobe. You can enter online at from June 25 – August 20.

Please visit Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest to see all the lastest happenings at Shamrock Farms. And be sure to check out the display cases in the dairy aisle at Walmart. Your powerhouse of all beverages with America’s No. 1 source of calcium, potassium and vitamin D is there with Shamrock Farms on-the-go mmmmilk!

Do you get the recommended daily amount of protein?


Krystle Cook – the creator of Home Jobs by MOM – put her psychology degree on a shelf and dived into a pile of diapers and dishes instead. She is a wife and mother to two rambunctious boys, sweating it out in her Texas hometown. She loves cooking, DIY home projects, and family fun activities.


  1. Packing lunch everyday is really a big deal.
    I also have a school going girl and I try that lunch give her energy.
    adding shamrock milk in kid’s lunch is good idea.
    I am thinking we can also carry such packs of milk for us during office hours.

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