Quick and Easy Lunch Ideas for Busy Moms on the Go

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When it comes to brainstorming for quick and easy lunch ideas for busy moms, here are some great suggestions for moms on the go, that still want to ensure that they’re serving healthier meals to themselves and their family.

I am excited to introduce you to the sponsor of this post, Tropical Smoothie Cafe. All opinions are my own.

Moms truly do it all. Once that alarm starts beeping in the morning, moms all around the world are in “go” mode for the majority of the day. Packing lunches, dressing kids, driving and dropping off, heading to work, running errands, picking up kids, transporting children to after school functions, picking up the house, making dinner, running baths…and the list goes on and on. Moms seem to be embedded with an amazing way to multi-task and somehow get everything accomplished during the day, but sometimes…Moms deserve a bit of a break.

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Quick and Easy Lunch Ideas for Busy Moms on the Go

Mealtime shouldn’t be an added stress for Moms. Instead, these simplifying quick and easy lunch ideas can actually help lighten their load of everything that they have to worry about and accomplish each and every day. Here are some lunch ideas for busy moms on the go:

  • Head to your local Tropical Smoothie Cafe and pick up your lunch!

Tropical Smoothie Cafe in Canton


Santa fe Chicken Quesadillas

Santa Fe Chicken Quesadillas

Tropical Smoothie Cafe has some seriously delicious and quick food items that are perfect for you and your family. One of the easiest and most delicious items that they have on their menu is their new quesadillas. For flavorful options that are certain to fit any taste buds, try their Santa Fe Chicken Quesadillas or the Island Chicken Quesadillas.

lunch ideas for busy moms, order tropical smoothie to go

Always made with fresh quality ingredients, you can’t go wrong with picking up one (or two!) of their delicious food options. When you’re running low on time, energy and needing good food for fuel as a pick-you-up, rest easy knowing that you’ll have plenty of amazing sandwich and other food options at Tropical Smoothie Cafe! (Their new quesadillas are actually only available for a short time, so don’t delay!)

Tropical Smoothie Cafe, Quesadillas

  • Keep lunch options light and simple.

Eating a delicious meal during the day is important, but it’s also important to do it in a way that’s healthier and won’t bog you down. We’re all probably all too familiar with that tired and laggy feeling that accompanies eating too much of a certain food item…that feeling can actually put a halt to a lot of the plans that you had during the day. Instead, opt for a quick, easy and lighter lunch idea for yourself that will give you the fuel and energy boost that you need, while still making you feel full but productive. Smoothie options at Tropical Smoothie Cafe are always a great choice!

Tropical Smoothie Cafe, Detox Green Smoothie

Their smoothies are light, filling and refreshing and most of all…quick and convenient! Plus, they use fresh ingredients in their smoothies as well! Fresh ingredients mean that your body can burn them quickly and use them for energy, which is exactly what a busy mom on the go needs! If you’re the type of Mom who just likes to grab and go to continue about their to-do list, smoothies from Tropical Smoothie Cafe are always a great choice but don’t overlook their amazing flatbreads, wraps, sandwiches, and bowls also. There are seriously so many amazing quick, convenient and delicious food items and smoothies to choose from at Tropical Smoothie Cafe.

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Green Detox Smoothie

  • When you can’t take a lunch break, eating on the go is always an option at Tropical Smoothie Cafe!

There may be some days when you can’t even find the time to sit down and take a break to enjoy lunch. (We’ve all been there, right?!) As a matter of fact, I’m guilty of this as well. There are so many days when I “work” through lunch, denying myself the option of anything healthier to eat because I just don’t see how it’s possible. This is what is so amazing about Tropical Smoothie Cafe. Their food and smoothie options make it so easy to grab and go, or even work right there at the restaurant while you’re fueling up!

Tropical Smoothie Cafe in Canton

Denying yourself great food because you feel like you’re too busy is no longer a valid excuse! Take the time to treat yourself! You deserve it. Why limit yourself and your lunch ideas to just certain foods that you’re used to when there is a whole menu of amazing options available at Tropical Smoothie Cafe? It’s 100% possible to eat healthier, even when on the go! Let the quesadillas, sandwiches, and smoothies from Tropical Smoothie Cafe show you just how simple, quick and delicious lunch can truly be!

tropical smoothie rewards app

Are you in a hurry and need to grab on the go? Don’t forget to download their app for to-go orders.

tropical smoothie cafe app for online ordersOne other way to “get ahead” in your daily mom schedule, is to surprise your kiddos with a smoothie when picking them up from school. Kids are always hungry once school is over, right? Grabbing some delicious smoothies from Tropical Smoothie Cafe is the perfect way to give them a yummy treat and also a great surprise! Utilizing great restaurants that serve healthier food options with fresh ingredients is always a great idea!

Don’t forget to head over to your nearest Tropical Smoothie Cafe and order the new Quesadillas, which is offered for a limited time only. You can select from their delicious Island Chicken or Santa Fe Chicken.  Let me know which one is your favorite!

About Winona Rogers

Winona Rogers is the author of Life Family & Fun a national blog focusing on parenting, easy recipes, Home & DIY, Lifestyle, Family Fun and Travel. Her site was nominated as the Top 10 Parenting Blogs in Atlanta, Top Disney Blog, Family Travel Expert and has been featured in media on 11Alive Atlanta & Company. In her spare time, she loves to travel with her family and cook. Winona and her husband have four children and five grandchildren living in Atlanta, Georgia.


  1. Michelle Catallo says


    Being an on-the-go mom myself I totally agree with all these ideas; I am a smoothie type of lady at work. My kids love smoothies and quesadillas at home or on the go as well. Now I am craving both LOL

  2. Lisa says


    Everything looks so delicious, the smoothie especially!

  3. Michelle says


    Great ideas and very useful! Thank you!

  4. Natalie says


    I would love to try the wraps at Tropical Smoothie cafe! I like that they have healthy options.

  5. Calvin says


    Sounds convenient without skipping on the nutrition

  6. Lorena says


    We don’t have a Tropical Smoothie nearby. We eat healthfully by packing leftovers from our suppers.

  7. Deanna Marissa says


    That wrap looks yummy. I would love to go there tray their wraps and smoothies.

  8. Amy D says


    I am a huge fan of Tropical Smoothie Cafe! It’s one of the best “fast food” options for a healthier, fresher and yummier meal or snack. I wasn’t aware of the app, but I am totally going to download it now.

  9. Laurie Arnheim says


    OMGosh!!! Everything looks so yummy from Tropical Smoothie Cafe! The Santa Fe Chicken Quesadilla sounds PERFECT!!! Love the pics!!! Love that they have an app, and the convenience for quick pick up when online ordering!!! I’m a grandma, and still do all that mommy stuff because I have our grandson a LOT! Plus I work, have a hubby (partially disabled), house, and 2 dogs. I never have enough energy. Nor enough time in the day! Thanks for sharing this great review! Gonna check out the Tropical Smoothie Cafe!

  10. Margaret S Porter says


    I love Smoothies and I am always looking for new recipes

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