Join us each month as we round up our favorite seasonal posts from the Cooking Light Bloggers’ Connection.

This month’s theme is back to school, and these hand-picked recipes will take your average lunch box to the next level.

1. Crunchy Maple Granola: Whether you're topping yogurt or straight snacking, this granola from The Way To His Heart will add a sweet, nutty touch to the start of your day.

2. Caramel Banana Cereal Bars: It's almost impossible to enjoy a bowl of cereal once the morning rush sets in. Say goodbye to unnecessary milk spills! These childhood bad boys from The Fit Fork are a perfect mess-free grab-and-go breakfast.

3. Moroccan Spiced Walnuts: Sweet, salty, and spicy, this quick snack from Mom's Kitchen Handbook delivers an explosion of flavor in just 15 minutes.

4. Grain-Free Chicken Nuggets: Real Kids Eat Spinach reveals the secret to the world's most delicious chicken nuggets: a pickle juice marinade. This after-work and after-school meal is gluten-free and dairy-free, but it surely does not fall short on flavor.

5. Summer Zucchini Bites: No need to fight with picky eaters anymore. The Way To His Heart found a way to load more vegetables into a muffin everyone is sure to love!

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