BACK TO SCHOOL LUNCH IDEAS

Quick and easy lunches don't have to be boring. Here are a few tips to help you make healthy lunches for you kids.

  1. Pack lunch on a Sunday and use the same ingredients in different ways throughout the week.
  2. Keep your family happy with some hot-lunch options.
  3. Look for recipes that include foods that shouldn't be left in the sun too long.
  4. Food safety is important, so wrap sandwiches tightly and put them in an insulated lunch bag with a few ice packs.
  5. Don't overlook snacks! They help keep energy levels up without causing a big appetite at lunchtime.

Making lunches doesn't have to be overwhelming. Below are examples of healthy lunches your kids will enjoy!

 

OPTION #1
Turkey + Cheddar Roll-up
Fresh Berries
Yogurt
Trail Mix
 OPTION #2
 Hummus
Pita Bread
Grape Tomatoes
Cucumbers
Sliced Oranges
OPTION #3
Cheese Quesadilla
Guacamole
Salsa
Tortilla Chips
Strawberries
OPTION #4
 Deli Meat + Cheese Kabobs
Red Pepper Slices
Apples
Fruit Leather or Snacks
OPTION #5
Hard Boiled Eggs
Baby Carrots + Ranch
Pretzels
Peaches or Applesauce
OPTION #6
 Pasta Salad
Yogurt
Granola Bar
Raspberries
OPTION #7
Almond Butter + Jelly (or PB +J)
String Cheese
Fruit Cup
Chips
OPTION #8
 Crackers
Cheddar Cheese Cubes
Grapes
Lara Bar or Cliff Bar
OPTION #9
Bagel + Cream Cheese
Yogurt Tube
Baby Carrots
Fruit Snacks
OPTION #10
 Veggie Wraps with Hummus
Edamame or Snap Peas
Clementine
Granola Bar

 


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